SEAT wanted to profit from the hype around the SUV, so it built the Leon X-Perience – an off-roader based on a normal station wagon.
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As interest wanes in more traditional car segments, sport utility vehicles have been riding high - a phenomenon that's unlikely to grind to a halt as stricter fuel consumption rules kick into gear in the next years.
After a German court ruling on air pollution in Stuttgart, routine fixes for polluting diesel cars won't help carmakers avoid driving bans. The decision has massive consequences for the industry, says DW's Henrik Böhme.
The decision follows reports that car collisions were slicing seatbelts in its popular models. Embroiled in its own recall scandal, airbag-maker Takata has denied plans to close plants in Europe.
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