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BMW, Audi lead shift from mass-market to luxury car output in Mexico

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 28, 2014
Mexico's relationship with German car production began nearly 50 years ago with output of VW's mass-market Beetle.... Read More »

Mercedes-AMG plans line priced lower to help double volume

6:28 am U.S. ET | Nov. 27, 2014 | UPDATED: 11/27/14 9:09 am ET - adds details
Daimler performance subbrand Mercedes-AMG aims to double sales in the next three years by offering a less expensive product line -- AMG Sport -- to narrow the price gap with Mercedes cars.... Read More »

Opel is succeeding in restoring poor image, exec says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 27, 2014
Opel is succeeding in turning around its tattered image in Germany, the brand's marketing chief Tina Mueller said.... Read More »

Audi makes revised Q3 greener

5:34 am U.S. ET | Nov. 27, 2014
The Audi Q3 will get more efficient powertrains with technology such as the crossover's first use of fuel-saving cylinder deactivation as part of its...... Read More »

Toyota recalls more cars for potentially dangerous Takata airbags

6:11 am U.S. ET | Nov. 27, 2014
Toyota said it will recall 57,000 vehicles globally to replace potentially deadly airbags made by Takata, as a safety crisis around the Japanese...... Read More »

Fiat takes on 'Fix It Again, Tony' in spot for the 500X

11:30 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2014
Fiat global brand head Olivier Francois calls Tony “the elephant in the room.... Read More »

Audi tests car sharing for the wealthy

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2014
Audi is dipping its toe into car sharing, but with a premium twist.... Read More »

SGL sees rising interest in carbon fiber parts

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2014
SGL Group, the materials supplier for carbon fiber reinforced parts in BMW's electric cars, is in talks with Audi, Porsche, GM and other carmakers to...... Read More »

BMW, Mercedes gain in once-impregnable Korea

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2014
South Korea's car imports have leapt from 3 percent of sales a decade ago to 14 percent today as foreign brands led by Germany's BMW and Mercedes...... Read More »

Chevy will sit out Super Bowl

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2014
After two big plays in the last Super Bowl, Chevrolet may watch from the couch.... Read More »

Chevy Trax marketing will be heavy on digital

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2014
Chevrolet will use a heavy dose of digital ads for the Trax when the subcompact crossover's marketing begins early next year.... Read More »

Chrysler blitzes American Music Awards

11:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2014
Chrysler on Sunday night launched an ad blitz during the American Music Awards that linked five of its brands to A-list recording artists in spots...... Read More »

How the stars aligned with Chrysler brands

11:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2014
How did Chrysler decide which star fit best with which auto brand? Marissa Hunter, director of global brand advertising and head of Ram Truck brand...... Read More »

Two-car households will decline, KPMG report predicts

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 22, 2014
Two-car households may be on the decline as urbanization increases, but they are far from disappearing, a KPMG report said this week.... Read More »

VW says it will invest $106 billion chasing Toyota for global sales lead

6:57 am U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2014
Volkswagen said it will invest $106 billion (85.... Read More »

BMW explores hike in i8 output to reduce wait time

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2014
BMW may have to increase production of its i8 plug-in hybrid supercar to meet high demand.... Read More »

GM approves Opel SUV and engine investments in Germany, Poland

10:22 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2014
GM CEO Mary Barra said today Opel will add a flagship SUV to its lineup. The model will launch by the end of the decade.... Read More »

Volkswagen won't advertise during 2015 Super Bowl

11:41 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2014
Volkswagen, which made a huge splash with its “The Force” Super Bowl spot in 2011, will be sitting out the big game this year, the...... Read More »

TIMELINE -- Takata airbag recalls

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014
Following are some key events leading to the recall of several million cars fitted with potentially defective air bags made by Japanese supplier...... Read More »

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