Auto News For Monday, April 13, 2015 – Volkswagen Infighting
Here are five must-read, must-watch auto news stories, reviews, and videos for Monday, April 13, 2015.
Curious about the new Land Rover Discovery Sport? CAR Magazine’s latest comparison test pits the smaller Disco against the aging Audi Q5, Land Rover’s own Range Rover Evoque, and the Jeep Cherokee. There are great photos.
In the first-quarter of 2013, SUVs and crossovers accounted for 32% of FCA/Chrysler Group U.S. sales. That figure increased to 39% in the same period of 2014 and 43% over the last three months.
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At the top of one of the planet’s largest automakers sit two men, Martin Winterkorn and Ferdinand Piech, who are airing their dirty laundry in public. CAR Magazinereports on the tiff, describing Winterkorn, the CEO, as a man who, “has told close aides that he will fight to keep his job.”
No recalls since Friday’s news of the BMW and Nissan fuel pump recall.
At the post-race press conference after the Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix, things got awkward very quickly between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.