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Looking back at a bold-faced name

12:02 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 11

We kick off Show Notes for the 2015 Frankfurt auto show with a look back at a bold-faced name that likely won’t be returning to the exhibit floor this y ...

Sales edge down but SAAR soars to 17.81 million

UPDATED: 9/1/15 4:02 pm ET
U.S. light-vehicle sales slipped 0.7 percent, far better than projections of a 3.3 percent dip, to 1.505 million in August as consumers shrugged off volatile stock prices ...

M-B gives a peek at 4-seat S-class convertible

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24
Mercedes-Benz last week pulled back the curtain on an open-top model based on the new S-class coupe. The S-class cabriolet is the sixth model in the S-class family. ...

Mercedes-Benz readies 4-seat S-class cabriolet

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 18
Mercedes-Benz lifted the veil partially on an all-new, open-top cabriolet based on the new S-class coupe that went on sale earlier this year. ...

Galloping toward a big sales finish

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10
As the industry awaits a wave of new and updated product, July's U.S. sales performance is lifting hopes that 2015 could near the industry's all-time sales record. ...

Sales rise 5.3% on hardy crossover, truck volume

UPDATED: 8/3/15 4:03 pm ET
U.S. light-vehicles sales -- fueled by healthy truck demand and gains at most major automakers -- rose 5.3 percent in July, helping the industry begin the second half of ...

Buick trims Regal prices for 2016 to counter sedan slump

10:15 pm U.S. ET | July 31
Buick, faced with an aging Regal and U.S. consumers that continue to abandon sedans for crossovers and SUVs, is lowering prices as much as nearly 9 percent on the car for ...
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