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BMW adds tech to fend off X1 rivals

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 11
BMW of North America has added semi-autonomous and technology features from its more expensive models to the redesigned X1 compact crossover because of growing competitio ...

BMW bumps up X1 base price by $1,800

4:23 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 7
BMW is increasing the price of its redesigned base X1 crossover by about $1,800 and adding standard features. The X1 xDrive28i will start at $35,795 including shipping, B ...

7 series easy outside, starts revolution inside

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28
The exterior design of the new BMW 7 series may be evolutionary, but inside it's a brave new world. ...

Mini bets on 'very emotional' Clubman

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21
Mini is banking the new Clubman wagon will set itself apart from competitors in the compact segment because it's different - and emotional, said the brand's global chief. ...

Bentley to seek go-ahead next year for roadster

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21
Bentley will ask parent company Volkswagen AG this summer to greenlight a new roadster, says its CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer. ...

Jaguar to reveal pricing earlier on new models

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21
Jaguar will announce pricing when a new model is first unveiled as the company attempts to boost sales and gain market recognition. ...

BMW will 'step up' digital features

1:15 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 16
The next frontier for BMW AG is growing the digital end of its business, both in its vehicles and the retail environment. ...

BMW to 'step up' digital features

2:15 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 16
The next frontier for BMW is growing the digital end of its business, in vehicles and on the retail front. New consumer programs will focus on service and making it more ...

Rolls-Royce rebalances amid China slowdown

9:30 am U.S. ET | Sept. 15
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars may not see an increase in global sales this year because of the meltdown in China, says its CEO, Torsten Muller–Otvos. ...

Jaguar, joining key segment, prices F-Pace crossover from $43,385

UPDATED: 9/14/15 2:38 pm ET - adds production source
The F-Pace, Jaguar's first crossover, will be priced from $43,385 when it goes on sale in May as the luxury brand enters a key segment and aims to significantly boost U.S ...

Sports cars and crossover kick off Aston's plan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 14
Aston Martin has a bold CEO in Andy Palmer and an equally ambitious product plan that starts with revamped sports cars, adds a crossover and ends with a redesigned sedan ...

Crossover, Dawn are on the horizon

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 14
Rolls-Royce will join ultraluxury competitor Bentley and launch a crossover. in 2018. The crossover will use a new aluminum spaceframe that also will underpin Rolls-Royc ...

Bentayga to lead Bentley's future product parade

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 14
The Bentayga crossover goes on sale next year and will be the first of several new models for the British ultraluxury brand. Bentley is also strongly considering a two-do ...

Luxury brands hit the gas on new vehicles

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 14
With U.S. auto sales booming, the ultraluxury brands are stepping up development of new products. At the top of the list for each is a crossover or SUV - unthinkable seve ...

Jaguar Land Rover plans diesels for entire lineup

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 7
Land Rover's first U.S. diesel vehicles -- the Range Rover Td6 and Range Rover Sport Td6 -- will go on sale in October. And more diesels are on the way for the British SU ...

Eberhardt: Jag wants to equal Land Rover sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 7
Jaguar will cut prices and add a a five-year/60,000 mile service warranty because of lingering consumer doubts about Jaguar's affordability and quality. ...

Jaguar offers free maintenance, cuts prices in U.S.

UPDATED: 9/3/15 11:03 am ET - adds sales figures
Jaguar is lowering its prices and rolling out free scheduled maintenance in the United States to remove what customers cite as key reasons consumers reject the British br ...

Land Rover to roll out two diesels in October

UPDATED: 9/1/15 5:01 pm ET - adds detail
Land Rover expects its first U.S. diesel vehicles will account for up to 20 percent of sales for the two SUVs powered by the new-generation engines. ...

Can BMW's tech-loaded, plush 7 series take on Mercedes S class?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31
BMW's redesigned 2016 7-series sedan illustrates that even the brand that touts itself as a driver's car has succumbed to the gadget and semi-autonomous driving trend. ...

BMW aims to retake segment lead with redesigned 7 series

5:45 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 26
BMW of North America wants to set a new sales record for the 7-series sedan with its redesigned version -- and regain leadership of the luxury sedan segment. ...

New global architecture for Subaru

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24
As new products roll out, Subaru will switch to a new global architecture that debuts on next year's 2017 Impreza hatchback and sedan. The architecture will underpin all ...

Special edition M4 concept touts BMW tech

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17
BMW is showcasing new technologies on a concept version of the first special edition M4 coupe, which it showed last week. ...

Special edition BMW M4 concept to debut at Pebble Beach

9:00 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 13
BMW is showing a concept version of the first special edition M4 coupe that will be sold in the United States. The Concept M4 GTS debuts this week at the Pebble Beach Con ...

Lavishing leather, wood to defend ultraluxury

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10
Bentley Motors hopes to distance the British brand from competitors creeping into its ultra-luxury turn with a strategy of handcraftsmanship vs. machines. ...

Evolving Mini takes aim at high-end brands

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 8
Mini is changing its marketing and will pitch to the “executive personality” as products move upmarket, says its North American chief. ...
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