Henrik Fisker has left the company he helped establish and where he served as chairman, allegedly due to disagreement between him and other senior executives at the firm. Since then, the company, which bears Fisker’s name, has said the resignation of its chairman won’t impact the current focus of pursuing a strategic partnership and continuing the development of extended-range electric cars.

Mercedes-Benz’s new 2014 CLA45 AMG sports sedan will be appearing for the first time in less than two weeks. In case you were wondering what the car will sound like, we have an audio recording of its sweet exhaust note.

The long wait for Formula One fans is over. This weekend is the 2013 season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Which driver will come out on top? It’s impossible to say, but we do know that 60 percent of Aussie GP winners from the last decade have gone on to win the championship title.

You'll find all of this and more in today's car news from around the High Gear Media network, right here at Motor Authority.

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