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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.
Its volumes remain roughly half those of BMW’s small-car brand Mini.
Daimler's investment in Careem will help the ride-hailing firm to move into new markets in North Africa, such as Tunisia and Algeria.
BMW's strategy in the upper-luxury segment will be led by its newly previewed 8-series coupe and the X7 crossover.
Maybach flopped as a stand-alone brand, but Mercedes-Maybach models are doing well as limited-edition derivatives.
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