Green Report: What Do French Fries and Your Car Have in Common?

Biodiesel is an Unorthodox but Relevant Alternative Fuel Did you know that fuel could come from an organic source as well as petroleum? While I knew about the benefits and the drawbacks regarding diesel, “biodiesel” was initially an unfamiliar topic. After a little research its starting to win me over. Before I state why heres […]

First Official Photos of Jaguar X-Type Estate

Jaguar Joins Audi, BMW, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo with Versatile Wagon On Friday, August 15, Jaguar offered up the first pictures its new X-Type Estate (station wagon) that is scheduled debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show on September 9, 2003. Jaguar states that in Europe over one third of station wagon purchasers make their choice […]

Canadian Vehicle Sales Slumped by 8.9 Percent in June

Preliminary July Sales Showed 11 Percent Positive Rebound If youre thinking that domestic sales are slipping a bit lately, Statistics Canada announced that new vehicle sales were down significantly in June as well, compared to the same month last year. June 2003 sales reached 129,997 units, 8.9 percent lower than June 2002 sales. Also of […]

General Motors 1: Avanti 0 in Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

Avantis Studebaker XUV Sport Utility Will Have to Change Avanti Motor Corp., best known for its reincarnated Studebaker Avanti replica, has agreed to modify the design of its upcoming sport utility vehicle. The two companies came to an amicable agreement out of court. First shown at the Chicago Auto Show, the Studebaker XUV (Xtreme Utility […]

Bugatti EB16.4 Veyron Ready to Rumba with 987-HP

Volkswagen is the Envy of the Premium Car World with 3 Ultra-Lux Brands Unless youre a car enthusiast you may not know what a Bugatti is, but to those on the inside the storied automakers upcoming model is probably the most intoxicating car to ever grace the planet. The EB16.4 Veyrons quad-turbocharged 8.0-L W16 engine […]

Mercedes-Benz AMG Tweaked C-Class to Get More Power

C55 AMG to Boast Naturally Aspirated Version of E55 AMG Engine Mercedes-Benz, long since a leader among luxury carmakers, has pumped up the power in recent years with ultra-fast AMG variants of all its models. Not willing to let the new Audi S4, next-generation BMW M3, and for that matter, Cadillac CTS-V steal all of […]

Woodward Dream Cruise Hit Hard by Blackout

One Third Fewer Attendees Lined the Famed 16-Mile Detroit Roadway After facing the worst power loss in U.S. and Canadian history, that caused a gasoline and water shortage as well as a drenching downpour midday Saturday Aug. 16, it would be fair to expect the ninth annual Woodward Dream Cruise to turn into the nightmare […]

Subaru Forester Tops Side Impact Crash Test Ratings

Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute Siblings Receive Good Side Impact Rating Too Have you ever asked yourself the question, “What matters most in life?” If youve just survived a motor vehicle accident the answer might simply be life itself. Of course, most of us havent had our priorities shaken up so dramatically. When buying a […]

Oops! Mazda Reduces 2004 RX-8 Horsepower Figures

Disgruntled RX-8 Owners Will Be Compensated The news that Mazda had configured the new RX-8s horsepower figures inaccurately couldnt have come at a worse time for the Ford Motor Company owned Japanese brand, as it is working hard to remake its sporting image. Fortunately for Mazda, the rotary engine is only available in the one […]