Here are the five must-read, must-watch auto news stories and videos for Monday, December 7, 2015.
INSIDE THE AUTO INDUSTRY
Volkswagen dealers are frustrated, Automotive News reports, because, as one dealer GM said, “You’re selling from empty shelves.”
While you’re waiting for the first versions of the gorgeous new Buick LaCrosse to arrive in Enterprise fleets and complete their run in Enterprise fleets so you can buy an inexpensive luxury car, Buick will begin selling their first Chinese-built vehicle in America, the Envision.
The 2017 Chrysler Town & Country must be a revolutionary product. But while FCA’s Chrysler brand attempts to capitalize on what remains of the minivan market, FCA’s Dodge brand will continue with the current Grand Caravan.
Volkswagen’s in trouble, but through the first ten months of 2015, the three-best-selling European vehicles in Canada are all Volkswagens. It helps that most competitors are upmarket, far more costly vehicles.
Take one of the planet’s most fun-to-drive cars, the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, and remove the manual transmission. What do you have? An MX-5 with an automatic. Is it any good?
On a YouTube full of quick hit Ford Fusion car reviews, odd cats, strange birds, and abundant iPhone unboxings, evo magazine’s excellence in cinematography stands apart, particularly during their awe-inspiring Car Of The Year test in Scotland.