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Auto News For Tuesday, April 28, 2015 – April Was Likely A Big Month For Auto Sales

2016 Jaguar XE S red

Here are six must-read, must-watch auto news stories, reviews, and videos for Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Your normal news editor, Steffani, is off today.

Forecasters anticipate that results to be released this coming Friday will reveal America’s best April auto sales since 2001. A 6% year-over-year increase would translate to 1.47M new vehicle sales in April. Last month, auto sales increased just 0.5% compared with March 2014.

No change since yesterday’s Golf, GTI, A3, and Sentra recalls.

The Z4’s poor performance in the U.S. market – an all-important market for sports cars – helps us understand why BMW believes the sports car market will never recover.

Canada’s 25 fastest-growing new vehicle nameplates in the first-quarter of 2015 include vehicles as varied as the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque and the Volkswagen Golf.

evo’s David Vivian has driven the new Jaguar XE. The key line? “We absolutely adore it.”

Familiar with Alan Partridge? Played by Steve Coogan (who’s rumoured to be a possible Top Gear presenter), Partridge did, by times, drive a Lexus.