Mercedes-Benz is bolstering the C-Class line-up with versions that carry more powerful batteries to help its popular sedan withstand a trend toward sports utility vehicles.
Ford will plough over $1-billion into a plant in South Africa – its biggest-ever investment in the country – as the car maker scales back in other regions including Brazil and Europe.
A good decade after Nokia’s mobile phone business suffered a fatal blow at the hands of the iPhone, the Finnish company is still feeding off a lucrative asset that it salvaged from the wreckage.
For decades, the Mercedes S-Class has defined the gold standard in luxury sedans. But as consumers gravitate toward SUVs and electric cars define cutting-edge technology, Daimler must prove its flagship remains relevant.
Tesla’s rapid rise to become the world’s most valuable car maker could mark the start of a new era for the global auto industry, defined by a Silicon Valley approach to software.
Mercedes-Benz gave car buyers a glimpse of the top-end of its electric model plans, showing off a sleek silver battery-powered concept version to complement the flagship S-Class sedan.
Cars made Germany into a global manufacturing powerhouse, but pollution concerns have sullied the reputation of a product that once embodied individual freedom.