Monthly Archives: July 2009

Index for July 31, 2009

New today on Autos: Test Drive: 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback RalliartWhat’s New: 2010 Subaru OutbackMotoring Memories: American Motors Corporation AMX, 1968–1970Day-by-Day Review: 2010 Kia Soul

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Test Drive: 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Ralliart

The Lancer Sportback Ralliart combines the performance of the Evo’s slightly detuned turbocharged engine, all-wheel drive system and Twin-Clutch Sportronic Shift Transmission with the utility of a hatchback bodystyle, reports Contributing Editor, Chris Chase.

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Motoring Memories: American Motors Corporation AMX, 1968 – 1970

The only two-passenger pony car ever produced, the AMX was created by removing a 305 mm (12 in.) slice from the middle of the AMC Javelin. The AMX lasted for only three model years.

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Buyer’s Guide: 2010 Volvo XC60

  NEW FOR 2010: – All-new model – First use of Volvo’s new City Safety system An all-new model for 2010, the Volvo XC60 slots below the Volvo XC90 in the company’s SUV lineup. The XC60 comes with a choice … Continue reading

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Pricing announced for 2010 Mazdaspeed3

The first 2010 Mazdaspeed3 performance hatchbacks to arrive in Canada were unveiled to Canadian automotive journalists this week, at a base price of $32,995.
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Canadians will challenge “24 Hours of LeMons”

A team from the Windsor Ontario Tuning Forum has been accepted into the 24 Hours of LeMon, a race series restricted to vehicles that have been purchased, repaired and prepped for the event for less than US$500.
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Suzuki unveils new 2010 Kizashi sedan

American Suzuki Motor Corporation has held the global debut of the 2010 Suzuki Kizashi, the company’s first entry into the all-wheel drive sport sedan segment, which will arrive in North American showrooms this winter.
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Best Western points can buy CAA membership

The Best Western International hotel chain has announced that Best Western Rewards members can now redeem points for membership with the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA).
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Collector car company to hold inaugural online auction

Ontario-based auction house RM Auctions will launch a new, exclusive online auction that will premiere on August 9, 2009 and offer buyers a cyberspace alternative to its traditional auction venues.
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Pebble Beach will feature Morgan motor cars

The 2009 Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance event will take place at the Carmel Mission in California on August 13, featuring a centennial celebration for Morgan motor cars.
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GM takes on Delphi auto supplier companies

General Motors will take on four U.S.-based components operations owned by parts supplier Delphi, as well as Delphi’s global steering business. Continue reading

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Trucking company could run on algae-based fuel

A new cooperative agreement between J.B. Hunt Transport Services and SunEco Energy could lead to the trucking company becoming a significant purchaser of biodiesel made from algae.
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Index for July 30, 2009

New today on Autos: Used Vehicle Review: Ford Focus SVT, 2002-2004What’s New: 2010 Cadillac Escalade EXTBook Review: NASCAR RacersInside Story: 2009 Volkswagen Touareg TDIDay-by-Day Review: 2010 Kia Soul

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