Tag Archives: Mercedes

New Car Model Year Opens With Bang

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The new car model year, embracing 2014 AND 2015 models for nearly all segments now, is well underway and for the first time covers most segments with all-new models – from “ supersedan” to subsub compact. “You name it, we got it” All new segments will be challenged by the Volkswagen Group, led by a […]

Revving Up with Chrysler (Of All Brands!)

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At long last, Chrysler Group is drawing accolades for new-car performance and winning back business for police patrols. Chrysler’s often-panned 300 and its sibling Dodge Charger are being lauded by nothing less than New York Times auto reviewer Lawrence Ulrich, who in the March 17 edition writes that the tweaked line of 300s raises horsepower […]

Free Trade Gains Coming to Germany

GENEVA-German automakers are looking for an unexpected windfall from their U.S. assembly plants. The Obama administration has nodded approval for extension of a free-trade agreement to European vehicles built in the Southeast U.S. Three of the major German automakers, excluding Porsche, maintain a U.S. assembly plant-BMW in Spartanburg, SC; Mercedes in Tuscaloosa, AL, and VW […]