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Streak is still alive! No, not that streak

Though unit sales in 2017 fell by 1.8 percent, volume continued to rise by another measurement — money.


NIO, the long-shot EV startup that likes its chances

Meet William Li, the 43-year-old chairman of NIO, the newest premium electric vehicle brand on the block.

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Aston taking cue from Ferrari?

Aston Martin's owners have hired investment bank Lazard to prepare for a stock market listing or sale of the British sports-car maker, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Aston: How will Lagonda shape up?

As if plotting to challenge Ferrari in the midengine supercar arena wasn't difficult enough, Aston Martin also is brainstorming how best to break the stranglehold Rolls-Royce and Bentley have on the ultraluxury sedan market.

BMW's bona fide dud detector

Building a working prototype is expensive, so BMW's advanced research teams construct cheaper 'pretertypes' for new innovations to check they're on the right track. Sometimes the reaction can halt an idea on the spot.

Why photographers side with Saikawa

Photographers arrived early to intentionally stake out the side during Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa to perfectly capture the angle of besieged Saikawa's apology bow.

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