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M-B gives a peek at 4-seat S-class convertible

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24
Mercedes-Benz last week pulled back the curtain on an open-top model based on the new S-class coupe. The S-class cabriolet is the sixth model in the S-class family. ...

Mercedes-Benz readies 4-seat S-class cabriolet

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 18
Mercedes-Benz lifted the veil partially on an all-new, open-top cabriolet based on the new S-class coupe that went on sale earlier this year. ...

Galloping toward a big sales finish

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10
As the industry awaits a wave of new and updated product, July's U.S. sales performance is lifting hopes that 2015 could near the industry's all-time sales record. ...

Sales rise 5.3% on hardy crossover, truck volume

UPDATED: 8/3/15 4:03 pm ET
U.S. light-vehicles sales -- fueled by healthy truck demand and gains at most major automakers -- rose 5.3 percent in July, helping the industry begin the second half of ...

Buick trims Regal prices for 2016 to counter sedan slump

10:15 pm U.S. ET | July 31
Buick, faced with an aging Regal and U.S. consumers that continue to abandon sedans for crossovers and SUVs, is lowering prices as much as nearly 9 percent on the car for ...

Trucks drive sales up 3.9%; SAAR hits 17.16 million

UPDATED: 7/2/15 10:02 am ET - adds details
U.S. light-vehicle sales, fueled by strong truck volume at Nissan, Fiat Chrysler, Honda and Toyota, rose 3.9 percent last month as the industry continued to climb toward ...

4C Spider aims to reignite passion

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 21
The Alfa Romeo 4C Spider aims to reignite passions for Alfa's racing heritage and Italian design while putting the brand back on the radar of wealthy households and colle ...

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider starts at $65,495

UPDATED: 6/12/15 11:39 am ET - adds details
Pricing for the 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider will start at $65,495, with U.S. sales of the hand-built convertible expected to begin in August, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said ...
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