Jaguar Land Rover Hits Record Sales and the Honda CR-Z Is Dead: The Evening Rush

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byMax Goldberg| PUBLISHED Jul 8, 2016 9:59 PM
Jaguar Land Rover Hits Record Sales and the Honda CR-Z Is Dead: The Evening Rush

The Evening Rush is your daily roundup of auto, gear, and lifestyle news, all in one place. Less time searching, more time driving. Motor on.


Finally, after years of poor sales and more bark than bite, the struggling Honda CR-Z Hybrid is dead. This slow-selling, slow-moving vehicle will not be missed by many.

California is slamming VW with $86 million worth of civil penalties related to the emissions scandal. Ten million dollars of the penalties will go toward R&D related to catching emissions cheating programs and the other $76 million will go toward legal fees acquired by California during the scandal.

Slow clap for Jaguar Land Rover as they hit record sales in the first half of 2016. Jaguar Land Rover has already sold a whopping 291,556 units. That is a 64% increase for Jaguar and a 14% increase for Land Rover.

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If you are in the market for an extreme offroad trailer, don’t look beyond the Bruder EXP-6. Composed of heavy-duty materials and using an offroad suspension, the Bruder EXP-6 is the perfect exploration trailer.


Today’s beer pick takes us to Prairie Artisan Ales in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This rad brewery is all about starting from scratch to make the best possible pint for beer lovers. If you are able to pick up any Prairie, go ahead and try Americana Saison.

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