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The Girl Behind Germany's 120-Year-Old Luxury Automaker

A few hints, it’s not Gertie and it rhymes with ladies

Maybach SUV to Get November Reveal

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit will unveil the Maybach variant of its GLS large crossover vehicle in November.

Audi Mulls More Luxurious A8 Sedan

Audi AG may add an ultra-high-end version of its flagship A8 large sedan in coming years.

Daimler to Build $200,000 SUV in Alabama

Daimler AG says it plans to add an ultra-pricy luxury SUV/crossover vehicle to its Mercedes-Benz lineup and build the car at its plant in Vance, Ala.

BMW Mulls Sporty 9 Series Sedan

BMW AG may one-up this year’s 8 Series coupe with a larger, more luxurious sport sedan, Autocar reports.

Maybach Slides Ahead with Advanced Ride Control Tech

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Maybach unit is developing several new technologies to enhance the ride characteristics of future models.

Brabus Founder Dies

Bodo Buschmann, the founder and CEO of German tuning specialist Brabus GmbH, died last week from an unspecified illness at the age of 62.

Hybrid

Maybach EV Concept Breaks Cover

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Maybach unit has unveiled its all-electric Vision Ultimate Luxury concept car ahead of this week’s Beijing auto show.

Maybach Concept on Tap for Beijing Auto Show

Daimler AG’s ultra-luxury Mercedes-Maybach unit will take the wraps off a concept vehicle later this month at the Beijing auto show.

Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Gets New Face

To further distinguish its Maybach-Mercedes sub-brand, Daimler AG is giving the Maybach S 560/S 650 sedans a mid-cycle makeover.

Sales

Luxury Car Sales in India Surge to Record High

Sales of luxury cars in India zoomed 19% to a record 39,400 units in 2017, according to company data.

AMG Readies “Entry-Level” Hot Hatch

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-AMG performance unit plans to offer a detuned version of the A45 AMG compact hatchback.

Maybach Droptop Concept to be Unveiled Next Week

Daimler AG’s ultra-luxury Maybach brand will take the wraps off a convertible version of its Vision 6 supercar concept next week at the Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach, Calif.   

Mercedes-Maybach G650 Opens Up Rear-Seat Luxury

Daimler AG's Mercedes unit is launching a limited-edition SUV that the carmaker says provides rear seat passengers with the comfort and amenities of a private jet. 

Mercedes-AMG Teases Open-Top SUV

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-AMG unit has released a teaser image of a partial convertible variant of its G-Class SUV ahead of the vehicle’s official unveiling at next month’s Geneva auto show.

Honda Puts Finger on Sunscreen Tech

Honda Motor Co. has filed an application with the U.S. Patent Office for a touch-sensitive window shade.

Maybach Concept Features Gullwing Doors

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Maybach Vision 6 concept coupe will be outfitted with gullwing doors, which the carmaker demonstrated in a teaser video.

Maybach Teases Stretched Coupe

Daimler AG&'s Mercedes-Benz Cars unit has released a teaser image of a long-wheelbase coupe for its top-end Maybach brand.

43 Models Vie for Top Vehicle Awards in N. America

The organizers of the North American Car, Truck and SUV of the Year awards announced the preliminary list of 43 vehicles they’ll be considering for the 2017 competition.  

BMW Confirms Plan for Super-Luxury Model

BMW AG says it intends to add an ultra-luxury model above its big 7 Series sedan to compete with pricy Maybach editions of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan.

Aluminum

BMW Ponders 9 Series Coupe

BMW AG is considering a new flagship model that would be based on the next-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom aluminum chassis, according to the German magazine AutoZeitung and the Web site BMWBlog.com.

Mercedes Mulls High-End Crossover

Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz unit is considering adding an ultra-luxury crossover/SUV, Automotive News reports.

Hot Rides for 2016

Of the more than 40 new and refreshed vehicles due to bow in the 2016-model year, Forbes has identified its list of the 13 Hottest New Cars.

Base Price for Mercedes Pullman Limo: €500,000

The starting price for Daimler AG's new Mercedes-Maybach Pullman S-Class car will be €500,000.