Bayerische Motoren Werke AG is rolling out a bigger 1-Series compact car to reclaim the top spot from Audi for the first time since 2008 in the competition for younger customers purchasing entry-level luxury autos.
The role of Porsche SE’s supervisory board during a failed bid to take over Volkswagen AG is being investigated as a three-and-a-half-year-old market manipulation probe spreads to the family of the company’s founder.
Mercedes-Benz announced a sweeping overhaul of operations in China last December as its sales in the world’s largest auto market sputtered out. A year later, the carmaker’s deliveries in the country are once again on the rise and propelling global growth that’s outstripping rivals.
Wim Dries was at the public swimming pool with his kids last month when a loudspeaker announcement asked him to take an urgent call. On the line was the head of Ford Motor Co.’s factory in Genk, Belgium, who said he was being held by workers opposed to a plan to close the plant.