Auto News For Friday, April 24, 2015 - GM Profits At $900 Million Could Have Been Better

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 convertible
Here are six must-read, must-watch auto news stories, reviews, and videos for Friday, April 24, 2015.

INSIDE THE AUTO BUSINESS
Globally, General Motors earned $900 million in the first-quarter of 2015. It should have been more, but Brazil isn't working out all that great right now and Russia's a mess.

TTAC
American Honda wants to sell 2000 Civic Type Rs per month when the car finally arrives here. In 2016. Or 2017. Or maybe 2018. 2000?

RECALL
General Motors is recalling 4907 Cadillac CTS-V vehicles (model years 2004-2007) because, "In the affected vehicles, snow or water containing road salt or other contaminants may corrode the front brake hose fitting at the caliper." 

The recall applies to cars sold or currently registered in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia.

AUTOFOCUS
Info on every brand's first-quarter Canadian sales results: Alfa Romeo to Ford and 33 brands in between.

REVIEW
A Z06 convertible with an automatic transmission doesn't suck, according to Car & Driver. Not even remotely so. And it'll do 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds and 15 miles per gallon.

WATCH
At the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer, Peter Forsberg did this in a shootout. Two nights ago, Vladimir Tarasenko did it during regular play in an NHL playoff game with a guy on his back.

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