A-class sedan right for U.S., Mercedes says

With the latest redesign of its entry-level car family arriving in 2018, Mercedes-Benz finally has an A class suited for U.S. consumers, says the brand's global sales chief.


Probe underway into death of Ford worker at Ky. plant

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched a probe to determine the cause of death of a worker at Ford Motor Co.'s Louisville, Ky., truck assembly plant.

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BMW poised to become China's No. 1 luxury brand

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Tesla's push beyond cars now on display

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Former UAW official resigns from GM board

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EV credit survives compromise tax bill

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