The best automotive April Fool's pranks

Leon Poultney
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It's April 1st and plenty of big businesses are taking to the social media networks to 'prank' customers with fake products, false announcements and barmy banter.

But the automotive industry seems to be on overdrive this year as the zany press releases have been flooding the AOL Cars inbox all morning.

Below is a selection of the 'best' April Fool's Day jokes of 2014...