Autoblog Editor in Chief Mike Austin takes the Jaguar XE 20d for a Quick Spin. Yes, it's been overshadowed by its supercharged V6 sibling, but there's a lot to like in the oil burner. The manual transmission is solid, though it's not coming to the US market. Click above for all of Mike's driving impressions on this intriguing XE.
By The Numbers April 2015: Sales Keep On Truckin' Edition
Automakers have reported US sales for April, and pickup trucks, crossovers, and SUVs continue to drive sales making up more than half of the total auto market. American automakers fared the best, with General Motors, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles all seeing significant gains. Of the Japanese brands, Nissan posted the biggest gain, with Toyota staying mostly flat and Honda falling.
Philip Glenister, Guy Martin, and Jodie Kidd to host new Top Gear?
Philip Glenister, Guy Martin, and Jodie Kidd are inline to become the new hosts of Top Gear. The Daily Express in the UK reports the names of the new lineup were overheard by a reporter at lunch. Just what will become of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May remains a big question mark, but it looks like their time in the Top Gear studio has come to an end.