Mercedes to ditch M-class in favor of GLE as part of renaming strategy

3:46 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2014
Mercedes-Benz is ditching the M-class nameplate as part of a comprehensive renaming strategy. When the vehicle receives a face-lift in early 2015 for the 2016 model year, it will be called the GLE class....
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Hyundai's first Genesis tiptoed toward luxury; the redesign aims higher

9:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2013
With its first-generation Genesis sedan, Hyundai set out to prove it could produce a competent upscale car for value-minded shoppers. With the second generation arriving early next year, the Korean automaker says it's ready for a bigger challenge: proving that it can take on German rivals such as the BMW 5 series, Audi A6 and Mercedes -Benz E class....
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C class follows styling pattern

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2013
Photos posted by the Spanish Web site diariomotor.com indicate that Mercedes-Benz's redesigned 2015 C class will get the styling of the redesigned E class and S class, with hints of the CLA....
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Hyundai previews new Genesis

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2013
The cab-rearward proportions, revamped grille and taut new sheet metal on Hyundai's re-engineered Genesis are part of a plan to pit the rear-wheel- drive sedan more directly against German luxury models....
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Mercedes widens 2013 U.S. premium sales lead on CLA demand

Oct. 2, 2013 06:01 CET
Mercedes widened its annual lead over rival BMW in U.S. sales last month with a 7 percent rise in deliveries. Demand was particularly strong for the CLA compact and new E class, the automaker said....
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