Monthly Archives: September 2008

Day-by-Day Review: 2008 Nissan Rogue SL AWD

By James Bergeron Photo Gallery:2008 Nissan Rogue SL AWD Day 1: Click Image to Enlarge It is no GT-R, but more of a mainstream Nissan vehicle for me this week. Now, I am behind the wheel of the Nissan Rogue. … Continue reading

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Test Drive: 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X Limited

2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X Limited. Click image to enlarge Related articles on Autos First Drives 2009 Subaru Forester, by Paul Williams First Drives 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X Touring, by Jil McIntosh Manufacturer’s web site Subaru Canada Discuss this story in … Continue reading

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Feature: Munich’s BMW Museum

The iconic M1. Click image to enlarge Related links BMW Museum BMW Welt Review and photos by Jil McIntosh Photo Gallery:Munich’s BMW Museum Munich, Germany – In 1973, a new and very different building opened to the public in Munich, … Continue reading

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First Drive: 2009 Hummer H3T

The new H3T pickup has a longer wheelbase, a five-foot cargo box and a new optional V8 engine, reports contributor Howard J Elmer. The addition of a new front differential lock makes it “a world-class off-roader,” he says. Continue reading

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Steering You Right: Roadside assistance, Part Two

Peter lent his car to friends who drove it to the U.S. where, unfortunately, it broke down. Peter was sure his car’s Roadside Assistance plan would come to the rescue, but it wasn’t quite that simple. Continue reading

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Porsche to present 911 range at Paris show

Porsche AG has announced it will present the new 911 range to the public for the first time at the Paris Motor Show in October. Continue reading

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CAW rally draws almost 2,000 people

Nearly 2,000 people took part in a rally by the Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW) in St. Thomas, Ontario on Sunday, September 28 that focused on manufacturing job losses. Continue reading

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Trade-in patterns vary in Canadian markets

About one out of every four new-vehicle transactions in Canada includes a trade-in vehicle, down from about one of every three transactions two years ago, according to a new report by J.D. Power & Associates’ Power Information Network (PIN). Continue reading

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ICBC launches “Driving Smart” campaign

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) has launched a new campaign to help drivers save money, protect the environment and be smarter on the road. Continue reading

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Honda opens new operations in India

Honda Siel Cars India (HSCI) has inaugurated the first phase of operations at its second plant in Rajasthan, India. Continue reading

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Norwegian companies partner on new biofuel

Two Norwegian companies, Choren Industries and Norske Skog, have entered into an agreement to evaluate second-generation biofuel production in Norway. Continue reading

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Feature: 2009 Canadian Car of the Year “Testfest,” October 20-24, 2008

2009 Pontiac G3 Wave and 2009 Chevrolet Aveo5. Click image to enlarge CLICK HERE to take Autos’s CCOTY poll! For most Canadians, autumn in Canada means the fall colour of golden maple trees, buying a new pair of winter boots, … Continue reading

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U.S. senate passes US$25 billion loan to automakers

The U.S. senate has passed legislation calling for US$25 billion in low-interest loans to automobile manufacturers for retooling older factories. Continue reading

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