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Auto News For Tuesday, March 10, 2015 – GM Buying Back $5B In Shares

2015 Subaru Outback

Here are six must-read, must-watch auto news stories, reviews, and videos for Tuesday, March 10, 2015. 

So much boost. Very little Eco. Blake Z. Rong reviews the 2015 Ford F-150 for TTAC

Might Volkswagen need to kill off the Beetle? I surely hope not, but as reported by Jalopnik, the Beetle is one of the cars they are considering putting to bed in an effort to cut costs. “A VW spokesman told Automotive News Europe that there are no decisions on the Beetle or the Polo at the moment, and as always, this report should be taken with a grain of salt.”

Beginning straight away, General Motors is buying back $5 billion worth of shares. Detroit News covers the story in detail. “The $5 billion share buyback is tin addition to GM last month saying it plans a 20 percent increase of its quarterly dividend to 36 cents per share.”

Honda is recalling 137 MY2014 Accords, MY2015 Accords, and MY2015 CR-Vs because of improperly torqued connecting rod bolts.

Subaru sales have increased consistently to the point that they are considered mainstream in the U.S. Do I have the proof to show you? Well, yes, you can find the proof on GoodCarBadCar, but in this instance, check out the full story on TTAC.

Ryan Gosling, the Canadian actor who performed so impressively in this Drive scene…

… also performed in Ryan & Company