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BMW bets on doubling of luxury car sales to boost margins

10 Oct 2019

MUNICH BMW aims to double sales of large luxury cars next year from 2018 levels to help revive profit margins hit by investments in new technologies, Chief Financial Officer Nicolas Peter said on Thursday.

Tesla takes on Porsche with battle on Germany's toughest circuit

18 Sep 2019

FRANKFURT Tesla wants to steal Porsche's bragging rights by testing its Model S on the northern loop of Germany's Nuerburgring circuit, using a marketing tool that German carmakers have long used to tout the superiority of their products.

Chinese firms out in force at Frankfurt boosted by battery builders

11 Sep 2019

FRANKFURT Chinese suppliers and manufacturers have stepped up their presence at the Frankfurt auto show, capitalising on a shift toward electric cars forced on German carmakers by regulators seeking to curb pollution.

China out in force at Frankfurt car show, led by battery builders

11 Sep 2019

FRANKFURT Chinese suppliers and manufacturers have stepped up their presence at the Frankfurt auto show, capitalizing on a strong position in electric technologies forced on European carmakers by regulators seeking to curb pollution. | Video

Klimawende bringt Autokonzerne ins Schwitzen

10 Sep 2019

Frankfurt Strenge EU-Klimavorgaben, zögernde Kunden und lautstarke Proteste von Umweltaktivisten: Der Umstieg in die E-Mobilität wird für die Autobranche zum Kraftakt.

Carmakers near CO2 cliff-edge in electrification race

10 Sep 2019

PARIS/FRANKFURT Time is running out for European carmakers, which have waited until the last minute to try to meet ambitious EU emissions targets and face billions in fines if they fail to comply.

Automakers turn on style to try to switch SUV fans to electric

10 Sep 2019

FRANKFURT Mercedes-Benz and Porsche are showcasing curvaceous, high-end electric sports cars at the Frankfurt auto show as part of an industry effort to counter Tesla, avert billions in European pollution fines and defuse complaints from climate activists. Germany's premium automakers are now marketing electric cars as their flagship models, a strategy which Daimler, Volkswagen and BMW hope will lure customers away from gas-guzzling SUVs that could soon land them with hefty fines under new EU emissions rules. | Video

Climate groups call for SUVs to be banned

10 Sep 2019

FRANKFURT Climate groups, including Greenpeace and Deutsche Umwelthilfe, called on Monday for sport-utility vehicles to be banned as part of a wider campaign to curb pollution by the auto industry. | Video

Klimawende wird für Autobranche zur "Mammutaufgabe"

10 Sep 2019

Frankfurt Strenge EU-Klimavorgaben, zögernde Kunden und lautstarke Proteste von Umweltaktivisten:

RPT-Carmakers near CO2 cliff-edge in electrification race

10 Sep 2019

PARIS/FRANKFURT, Sept 10 Time is running out for European carmakers, which have waited until the last minute to try to meet ambitious EU emissions targets and face billions in fines if they fail to comply.

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