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Mercedes pulls ahead of Audi in race to top BMW sales

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Mercedes pulls ahead of Audi in race to top BMW sales DE) Mercedes-Benz ahead of arch rival Audi (NSUG.DE) in global luxury vehicle sales last year, even as BMW (BMWG.DE), which is due to release 2015 sales figures on Monday, is expected to retain the title. Mercedes sales rose 13.4 percent to 1,871,511 … Read more on Reuters UK Audi readies ...

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Scion NAIAS Presence Will Not Include Any Premieres

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Scion NAIAS Presence Will Not Include Any Premieres Scion will be attending the 2016 NAIAS with no less than 11 vehicles, but none of them are new. Among the cars to be displayed in Detroit next week at Scion's stand include iM, the iA, the sC and the C-HR Concept, which was shown a couple of months ago … Read more ...

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No one wants to buy Mitsubishi's only US plant

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No one wants to buy Mitsubishi's only US plant Mitsubishi Motors will very likely close its factory in Normal, IL, later this year after failing to find another company in the auto market to take over its only manufacturing site in the US. "We have given up looking for an automaker to buy the plant … Read more on Autoblog ...

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Google, Mercedes-Benz Self-Driving Cars Cut Uber and Lyft Jobs

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Google, Mercedes-Benz Self-Driving Cars Cut Uber and Lyft Jobs Uber and Lyft brought a big change to the transportation industry, offering a cheap alternative and thousands of jobs to basically the whole world. With the inception of self-driving cars out of Google and Mercedes-Benz, things could take a drastic turn. Read more on Clapway Blackberry May Soon Partner With Kia, ...

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Livonia Chrysler Jeep is back after 6 year legal fight

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Livonia Chrysler Jeep is back after 6 year legal fight It took Colleen McDonald just nine weeks to reopen Livonia Chrysler Jeep in Livonia after a six year legal battle from arbitration to the U.S. Supreme Court. McDonald is one of 32 dealers nationwide that won the right to have dealerships reinstated. In … Read more on Detroit Free Press ...

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Faraday Future Says It Has A Real Car Too But You Haven't Seen It Yet

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Faraday Future Says It Has A Real Car Too But You Haven't Seen It Yet Last night, electric car startup Faraday Future served up the wild FFZERO1 concept as “the most extreme iteration of what it can build” with a barrage of buzzwords that left most people wondering what the hell was actually going on. But according to … Read ...

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A Tower, a Shoebox and a Maserati

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A Tower, a Shoebox and a Maserati Let's start with "High-Speed Trader DRW Proposes Thousand-Foot-Plus Tower in Rural England." The idea of the thousand-foot tower is that you can see Europe from up there, and if you put a guy on top of a big tower in Europe, and another guy on top of … Read more on Bloomberg View ...

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Fiat's Brilliant Spinoff of Ferrari

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Fiat's Brilliant Spinoff of Ferrari Fiat Chrysler has spun off Ferrari, and the two companies have comparable market caps. Does this mean that more exclusive brands command a premium on the stock exchange? On Tuesday, Ferrari's second day of trading on the Milan stock exchange, the … Read more on Bloomberg View Ferrari delayed work on its 2016 F1 car for ...

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Buick again plans a surprise before Detroit auto show

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Buick again plans a surprise before Detroit auto show For the second straight year, Buick will use the Sunday ahead of press days for the North American International Auto Show for a big premiere. The entry-level premium brand will use the Eastern Market in Detroit to show journalists from across the … Read more on The Detroit News Recall Alert: ...

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Kia launches Drive Wise brand to build self-driving cars by 2030

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Kia launches Drive Wise brand to build self-driving cars by 2030 It's getting perilously difficult to find a major automaker that isn't funneling cash into autonomous research; the latest is Kia, which pulled the wraps off its "Drive Wise" brand at CES today. Drive Wise is basically Kia's phrase for advanced driver … Read more on The Verge Kia concept ...

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