Auto News For Thursday, March 12, 2015 – BMW Profit Rises To €9.12 Billion in 2014

Here are five must-read, must-watch auto news stories, reviews, and videos for Thursday, March 12, 2015. 

REVIEW
Brendan McAleer drove the 2015 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagon in Austin, Texas for Driving.ca. If it’s your next car, we’ll assume you want the one with the diesel and the manual gearbox.

INSIDE THE AUTO BUSINESS
Bloomberg says BMW AG’s profit increases to $9.66 billion in 2014, a 14% increase compared with 2013.

RECALL
No status change since the small Honda recall we reported a couple days ago.

TTAC
Here are the numbers behind the Nissan Xterra’s demise.

WATCH
It’s a Passat wagon review! But don’t think even for a second that a car like the one reviewed by the UK’s Carbuyer will be sold in North America. That’s why you’re also taking the time to read the Golf Sportwagon review linked to at the top of this post.