Mercedes-AMG expects another vroom year

Following a big rollout of new models, Mercedes-AMG sales are up 30 percent so far in 2017, according to Mercedes-Benz USA. While the pace will slow, a double-digit percentage increase is expected for 2017.


VW hurries new EVs to meet CO2 targets

Volkswagen must have the first of its I.D. purpose-built electric cars on sale in 2020 to achieve CO2 reduction targets in Europe and China, company

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Mercedes-AMG expects another vroom year

Following a big rollout of new models, Mercedes-AMG sales are up 30 percent so far in 2017, according to Mercedes-Benz USA. While the pace will slow, a double-digit percentage increase is expected for 2017.


VW hurries new EVs to meet CO2 targets

Volkswagen must have the first of its I.D. purpose-built electric cars on sale in 2020 to achieve CO2 reduction targets in Europe and China, company executives say. VW plans to approve in August the design of the first vehicle, a Golf-sized hatchback based on the I.D. concept.

| UPDATED: March 24 9:45 am ET - clarifies sales figures
BMW fights back against Mercedes with biggest model launch to date

BMW plans the biggest rollout of new and revamped models in its history as the automaker fights back after losing the luxury sales crown to Mercedes. Over the next two years, BMW will unveil 40 variants as CEO Harald Krueger seeks to revitalize growth after profitability fell to a six-year low in 2016.


Porsche pockets $17,250 profit on every vehicle

Porsche delivered 238,000 vehicles last year and posted an operating profit of $4.1 billion, up 14 percent from 2015. Put those numbers together and it's on pace to net about $17,250 a vehicle, up 9 percent.


Ford plans regional incentives for dealers

Dianne Craig, who has taken over as Ford's director of US sales amid rising incentives and cooling demand, expects to find answers to her challenges in the marketplace, not Dearborn.


Porsche looks to digital services to lift revenue

Porsche is shifting its focus beyond power and handling to services like finding nearby parking spots and real-time weather information as the automaker seeks to generate at least 10 percent of annual revenue in the medium term from digital services.


Car stocks swell, led by GM's

Automakers and dealerships face a growing glut of passenger cars as U.S. consumers' purchases swing to light trucks faster than automakers can adjust production.


Hertz wants more big cars

Hertz hopes to turn around its fortunes by adding more midsize and large vehicles to its fleet in the first half of the year. It also may be unloading more of its smaller cars.


W. European sales edge up in February

Western European car sales rose nearly 1 percent in February as demand slowed in key markets. Analysts LMC warned that uncertain political events could affect sales growth in the region.

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