Monthly Archives: April 2011

Test Drive: 2011 Nissan Juke SL FWD

A Nissan Juke with a manual transmission and front-wheel drive has certain advantages over the AWD model with CVT, says editor, Greg Wilson.

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Motoring Memories: MGB GT V8, 1973-1976

Using the same American V8 found in the Triumph TR8, the MGB GT V8 offered outstanding performance, says Bill Vance.

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Mitsubishi, Manitoba partner on electric bus

Mitsubishi and Manitoba, along with local partners, have announced that they will jointly develop and test an all-electric transit bus with advanced battery and charging technologies.
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Chrysler to pay back government loans

Chrysler intends to pay back the loans provided by the U.S. and Canadian governments by the second quarter of 2011.
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The recent spike in gasoline prices could favour the purchase of alternative-fuel vehicles, but internal combustion engines still have the lowest costs, according to a new report by the Conference Board of Canada, which said there need to be substantial changes in fuelling technologies and the practices of motorists who drive them to maximize use of alternative fuels.
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Porsche announces 500 hp 911 GT3 RS 4.0

Porsche has announced the 911 GT3 RS 4.0, a 500-horsepower race-inspired model that will be limited to 600 vehicles worldwide.
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Recall announced for Audi A6, S6, RS6

Transport Canada has issued a recall on certain Audi models for a possible fuel leak.
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Used Vehicle Review: Nissan Maxima, 2004-2008

2004 Nissan Maximas appear to be more trouble-prone than 2005-2008 models, reports Chris Chase.

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Test Drive: 2011 Mazda CX-7 GX

The CX-7 may be into its fifth year, but it “holds up as one of the better crossovers on the market,” says Peter Bleakney.

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Car2go car sharing comes to Canada

Car sharing company Car2go is moving into Canada with Vancouver selected as its first Canadian city.
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Police lay 7,553 seatbelt charges in Ontario

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has wrapped up the 2011 Spring Seatbelt Campaign, laying 7,553 charges against drivers and passengers for improper seatbelt use.
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“Green” vehicle appeal still limited, says J.D. Power

The U.S. market for “green” vehicles remains limited for the foreseeable future despite rising fuel prices, according to a new report by J.D. Power and Associates. Continue reading

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Wings & Wheels runs this May in Toronto

The sixth annual Wings & Wheels Heritage Festival, a showcase of classic and modern vehicles and aircraft, will be held May 28 and 29, 2011 in Toronto.
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