The Porsche that whipped around the Le Mans race track this weekend for the first time in 16 years was unlike most of the brand’s vehicles these days: the low- slung model was a sports car rather than a SUV.
Volkswagen AG secured enough backing to move forward with a 6.7 billion-euro ($9.2 billion) bid for Scania AB, removing the last major obstacle to a nearly decade- long effort to forge an integrated heavy-trucks unit.
Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz , overtaken by Volkswagen AG’s Audi in the luxury-car industry this year, is pepping up its lineup of small cars with cameras, radars and Web access to give younger buyers the feel of the S-Class flagship.
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, the world’s largest maker of luxury vehicles, has increased production of the i3 electric city car 43 percent to meet demand that has exceeded the carmaker’s initial expectations.
Porsche AG will swap out the engine on the racing version of the 911 sports car after the German automaker took the rare step of telling customers to stop driving the model because the vehicle could catch fire.
Porsche AG unveiled the revamped 88,000-euro ($123,000) 911 sports car today, seeking to stem declining sales of its iconic model and renew the brand’s heritage as a maker of two-seat performance vehicles.