"Project Gold" is a one-of-a-kind rebuild of the 993-generation 911 Turbo. The 993 is the internal designation for the version of the Porsche 911 model made between 1994 and early 1998. Its discontinuation two decades ago marked the end of air-cooled Porsches.
Genesis, for the first time, topped J.D. Power's annual study of new-vehicle appeal, nudging past Porsche, while Mitsubishi, Dodge, Jeep, GMC and Toyota posted the biggest improvements. Chevrolet and GMC tied for top-ranked nonluxury brand.
Stuttgart, home to Mercedes and Porsche, will bar diesel vehicles meeting the Euro 4 or older emissions standards starting next year and may be forced to ban Euro 5 vehicles by 2020 if measures to improve air quality fail, a state ministry said.
The challenges facing German carmakers just got stiffer with Friday's start of a much steeper import tariff on U.S. car exports to China. The tit-for-tat trade move will hurt BMW and Daimler the most.