BMW plans 7-series coupe to boost sales of top model line, report saysMon, 29, Aug 2016
BMW plans to launch a sporty two-door version of its 7-series flagship sedan, Bloomberg reported. The luxury coupe could be the first of several new 7-series versions.
Daimler adopts Silicon Valley tactics to counter new rivalsWed, 24, Aug 2016
Daimler is embracing Silicon Valley management techniques in a drive to speed up decision making, empower staff and fend off new rivals such as electric-vehicle maker Tesla Motors.
Auto advertising not making big impression during first week of Olympics, index saysThu, 18, Aug 2016
Four automotive brands are among the top 10 advertising spenders for the 2016 Olympics, yet none managed to make a significant impact in U.S. consumer perception compared with all other brands during the first week of the games, YouGov BrandIndex reported Wednesday.
South Korea widens emissions probe after VW scandalThu, 18, Aug 2016
South Korea expanded an investigation into the fabrication of emissions and noise-level test results to 23 foreign automakers, including Mercedes and BMW, after fining VW Group $16 million for violations.
A restored BMW fit for the KingMon, 15, Aug 2016
In terms of classic car provenance, it just doesn't get much better: one of the most beautiful cars ever produced, one of just 254 ever built, driven by a famous racer and sold not just to a king but The King.
Tapping the brakes on automationMon, 15, Aug 2016
Automakers are trying to find the right balance of human and robot workers.
Mercedes-Benz gives luxury coupe a spin ahead of California showThu, 11, Aug 2016
Mercedes-Benz released a sneak preview of a new ultra-luxury Maybach coupe in a sign that Daimler is continuing its push upmarket to turn up the heat on BMW, which owns the Rolls-Royce brand.
Mercedes on pace to win 2016 global sales crown from BMWThu, 11, Aug 2016
Mercedes-Benz sales through July rose at more than twice the pace of arch-rival BMW's, keeping it on course to reclaim the global luxury vehicle lead this year thanks to a sportier lineup and a new crop of SUVs.
BMW takes on Tesla in new adsMon, 08, Aug 2016
BMW is taking direct aim at Tesla in new ads for its 330e electric plug-in hybrid. Two new TV spots don't mention Tesla by name. But the implications are clear that BMW is taking a jab at the startup electric car maker and the fact that the much-hyped Tesla Model 3 won't be available for a long while.
Mercedes plans EV subbrand to challenge BMW, Tesla, report saysFri, 05, Aug 2016
Mercedes will create a subbrand for its own distinct line of electric vehicles, Bloomberg reported. The automaker plans to add two electric SUVs and two sedans, sources said.
Mercedes widens luxury lead with record JulyTue, 02, Aug 2016
Mercedes-Benz posted record July U.S. sales, pulling further ahead of BMW and Lexus in the luxury-auto sales race.
2017 BMW diesel vehicles approved by EPATue, 02, Aug 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday it has approved the sale of new 2017 model year BMW AG diesel vehicles in the United States after a thorough review.