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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. ...

Volvo plans XC90 recall for third row airbag glitch

UPDATED: 8/6/15 7:03 am ET - adds detail
Volvo Cars is preparing a global recall and a delivery stop for 9,000-10,000 of the redesigned seven-seat 2016 XC90 crossovers for a potential airbag problem. ...

Subaru jumps 11%, sets monthly record

2:15 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 3
Subaru of America set a new monthly sales record in July with sales of 50,517 vehicles, an increase of 11 percent. ...

Repeat repairs on older Volvos are free

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3
Volvo Cars of North America has launched a new parts and labor warranty for older cars to drive more business to dealerships. ...

Smart sticks with single nameplate

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3
The Smart microcar will continue to be a niche product in the U.S. with annual sales of about 10,000. Management has chosen to sell only one car here - the miniscule ForT ...

Jaguar filling the compact, crossover void

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3
Jaguar is revamping its product range with a compact sedan and crossover. ...

Land Rover will add convertible, bring Defender back

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3
Jaguar Land Rover is investing $5.3 billion in new products this year, including a new Range Rover Evoque convertible. ...

M-B will grow, from compacts to Maybach

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3
Mercedes-Benz continues to add rapidly to its model range with coupelike crossovers and the high-end Mercedes-Maybach subbrand. And it is even considering a pickup for th ...

7 series continues BMW's high-tech push

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3
BMW will apply its carbon fiber know-how to its main lineup, starting with the redesigned 7-series sedan, and play catch-up with autonomous-drive technology. ...

Mini drops models in its move upmarket

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3
Mini is revamping its model range, trimming three models and using a BMW Group architecture and engines. As the new cars become bigger and more luxurious, Mini will move ...

After XC90, Volvo continues its product barrage

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3
Volvo is revamping its product range with an all-new scalable platform, design and new four-cylinder family of engines. And it will start building cars in the United Stat ...

Luxury brands draw tech battle lines

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3
European luxury brands are leaving few segments untouched, but the new battleground is high-technology and semiautonomous features. ...

M-B's 2017 E class ups the ante on self-driving

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 13
Mercedes-Benz will add expanded and new autonomous-drive technologies to the next-generation E class, which arrives next spring. ...

James Coats

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 13
Nearly doubled net profit at a Pfaff Audi store ...

Matthew Hoffman

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 13
Increasing the group's used-car sales ...

Nicholas Laham

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 13
Improving customer satisfaction at the family Toyota and BMW stores ...

Mercedes readies advanced safety tech for next E class

6:00 pm U.S. ET | July 7
Mercedes-Benz will introduce a new suite of advanced safety and autonomous driving features on the redesigned E-class sedan next spring. ...
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