Mercedes X class will target families, outdoor enthusiastsTue, 25, Oct 2016
Mercedes unveiled two concepts for its first pickup that will go on sale next year called the X class. The midsize vehicle will target families, outdoor enthusiasts and commercial customers in Europe, Latin America, South Africa, and Australia. The brand also is examining whether to sell the pickup in the U.S.
Mercedes plans two powerful E-class variantsTue, 25, Oct 2016
Mercedes-Benz's latest E-class sedans went on sale in June and now the automaker has shed light on two high-performance variants. Both models, Mercedes said, are the most powerful E-class variants of all time.
Map provider Here forms partnership with AlibabaTue, 25, Oct 2016
Here, a major automotive provider of maps for onboard navigation systems owned by BMW, Mercedes and Audi, says it has formed a partnership with China's Alibaba to offer maps, traffic updates and navigation to Alibaba's customers.
BMW reviving 8 series to fight Mercedes S-class coupe, sources sayMon, 24, Oct 2016
BMW is reviving the 8 series, the big coupe built from 1989 to 1999, sources tell Automobilwoche, a German sibling publication of Automotive News.
Iowa store cuts hours and boosts moraleMon, 24, Oct 2016
When Mercedes-Benz of Des Moines reviewed its operating hours, it found it was missing business in the morning, when customers came in for service, and selling few cars in the evening. So it closed an hour earlier. Employee morale improved, and job applicants increased.
Daimler quarterly profit jumps 10% on Mercedes car demandFri, 21, Oct 2016
Daimler reported a 10 percent rise in third-quarter profit, buoyed by robust demand for Mercedes cars in China as the brand rolls out the new E-class sedan.
Cue the '18 Mercedes E-class coupeMon, 17, Oct 2016
Mercedes-Benz will follow up its high-tech 2017 E-class sedan with a redesigned coupe next year.
BMW won't chase sales to keep U.S. luxury crownFri, 14, Oct 2016
It's only mid-October, but BMW is conceding the highly contested race for top-selling premium brand in the United States. BMW's U.S. sales will drop this year from a record 346,023 vehicles in 2015 because the German brand doesn't have enough crossovers to meet hot demand.
DealersMon, 17, Oct 2016
A look at dealer anniversaries around the country, including anniversaries with Ford, Mercedes, Volkswagen and Volvo.
Mercedes extends luxury sales lead in bid to unseat BMWThu, 13, Oct 2016
Mercedes-Benz extended its lead in a race with BMW for the luxury-car sales crown, as a series of new models position it to overtake its rival for the first time in a decade.
BMW aims to top Mercedes on tech front with retooled 5 seriesWed, 12, Oct 2016
The battle for technological supremacy in the premium midsize sedan segment is intensifying, with BMW claiming the redesigned 5-series sedan will become the most advanced on the market.
Daimler to rein in investments after EVs prompt surgeWed, 12, Oct 2016
Daimler will scale back investments in plants, equipment and new technology from a peak this year stemming in part from its creation of the EQ electric-car subbrand, amid a push to maintain profitability.