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OLD CARS: When Grand Marquis took on GM’s ‘big boys’
By 1978, the Detroit-based automotive world was in the midst of a huge transition, but the full impact hadn’t been fully expressed. While the companies were building cars like the Ford Pinto and Chevrolet Chevette – as well as the all-new Omni and Horizon from Chrysler – a few automotive dinosaurs continued to roam the landscape. Among them was the new Mercury Grand Marquis.
EDITORIAL: We still need oil and its pipelines
Almost all of the major car companies have pledged to eliminate gasoline and other petroleum-based fuels from their new vehicles by the next decade at the latest, but until that happens most Canadians and Americans will be driving cars and trucks that depend upon the oil industry – and pipelines.
EDITORIAL: Prince Philip never shirked his duty
For almost 70 years, Prince Philip was at the side of Queen Elizabeth, offering support in her duties as sovereign, accompanying her to ceremonies around the globe, attending state dinners, and participating in royal tours. Over that same period Philip attended more than 22,000 solo public appearances.