Lexus still in rearview of luxury crown

Mercedes-Benz will take its third-straight U.S. luxury sales crown in 2017. So why isn't Lexus in the running?


BMW's bona fide dud detector

Building a working prototype is expensive, so BMW's advanced research teams construct cheaper 'pretertypes' for new innovations to check they're on the right track. Sometimes the reaction can halt an idea on the spot.

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