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Rolls-Royce's lineup in 2018 saw the addition of a new face and the redesign of an icon.
The EU has opened a formal investigation into whether BMW, Daimler and VW Group colluded to avoid competition in the development of emissions technology, including allegedly limiting the rollout of systems to reduce NOx and particulate pollution.
Former Rolls-Royce design chief Giles Taylor has been tapped to lead the design team for China's Hongqi, also called Red Flag.
BMW plans more deals with mining companies to secure electric vehicle battery materials, and is open to forming alliances to share the costs of developing AV systems, the automaker's r&d chief said.
The all-electric Vision iNext, a semi-autonomous crossover, is more of an "incubator" than an early glimpse of a production-ready car. But the vehicle reveals the technologies being developed by BMW.
China FAW has recruited Giles Taylor, Rolls-Royce's former design chief, in an effort to revive ts Hongqi luxury brand.
In August, BMW pulled within 58 units of #1 Mercedes-Benz in year-long sales figures, tightening the U.S. luxury car sales race.
Over the past 18 months, BMW suppliers have begun new plants or expansion projects totaling $200 million in investment in South Carolina.
BMW introduced Intelligent Personal Assistant, an artificial intelligence-powered system to help drivers communicate with their cars as they do with their smartphones.
While August temperatures were sweltering, luxury vehicle sales were tepid. Mercedes-Benz's lead over BMW fell to 58 vehicles for the year to date.
Across the country, automakers are leveraging owner gatherings and other communal experiences to build loyalty and a deeper connection between brands and their customers.
Mazda, which has struggled to maintain customer loyalty, has made owner engagement and community-building a central piece of its outreach strategy.
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