Ford to sell its Mazda shares

The rumour that had been circulating for a while now was confirmed this morning. Ford’s fire sale and urgent search for funds have resulted in the sale of most of its stake in the Mazda Motor Corporation. The manufacturer is practically selling the entirety of its assets in the companies of which it held a majority of shares. After the sale of Aston Martin to the ProDrive consortium and the block sale of the British Land Rover and Jaguar brands to the Tata group, it’s now Mazda’s turn.

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2008 Volkswagen Scirocco 1.4 TSI

2008 Volkswagen Scirocco 1.4 TSI
2008 Volkswagen Scirocco 1.4 TSI - Volkswagen Sport Hatchback Review - Automobile Magazine
Automobile Magazine’s only Scirocco owner drives the new Scirocco in Germany.

Scirocco? Isn’t that some Car my Father Drove?
I admit that I’m probably not the most objective person in the world when it comes to the new, European-market Volkswagen Scirocco, as I have a 22-year-old Scirocco sitting in my garage. It’s covered, sleeping quietly in safety, and in the eleven years I’ve owned this VW, it’s never been kicked out of the garage, come hell, high water, or $200,000 Aston Martin test cars that happened to be in my possession. I’m so fond of the Scirocco because I love the GTI, and the Scirocco is simply a GTI with more… GTI.

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