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Mercedes-Benz's box-on-wheels endures, despite the brand's decision to kill it.
Dealers can now focus their local promotions on any business line, not just new-car sales.
Most of the German automakers' engineers work and live in Germany and all the profit they accumulate from Americans goes back to their home country.
Takata bankruptcy days away, report says; No hurry on NAFTA talks; EU fines lighting suppliers; Relief for truck-strapped Mercedes dealers; Musk, Barra make Top 100 CEOs list.
German luxury rivals BMW and Daimler have each made new investments in mobility companies, and Ford Motor Co. has opened a smart mobility office in the U.K.
Why didn't the microcar brand work out as expected in the U.S., and can it succeed with just EVs?
Volvo has analyzed 40,000 car accidents since the 1970s, underscoring how Volvo and other automakers gather voluminous data to make future vehicles safer.
GM charges up turbo lineup; FCA dealers told to stockpile Grand Caravans; U.S. to get Benz A class; Porsche hat trick at Le Mans; Turning accidents into crash course in safety.
Mercedes has confirmed to dealers that it will introduce the A-class sedan in the U.S. in 2018. It will become the brand's new entry-level model slotting below the CLA.
Mercedes leaders say the increase could move the brand closer to a 50-50 sales mix of cars and light trucks for the year, and get inventory more in line with consumer demand.
European automakers have put their money on diesels to meet regulations there. Thanks to fahrverbote, they could be in trouble.
One will stick with selling the two-seaters, hoping for an uptick in electric-car sales. The other says it’s time to say goodbye.
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