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    Official: BMW raises pricing on many models

    Buyers interested in a new BMW will start paying a bit more for their Ultimate Driving Machines, beginning yesterday. The Munich, Germany-based manufacturer has announced price hikes across nearly its entire range, covering model years 2013 and 2014, that will sting higher-end customers in ...

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    Report: Audi to blitz 1.5M sales goal two years ahead of schedule

    Audi doesn't seem to be having any trouble of hitting its relatively audacious sales goal of two million units by 2020 – it's already on pace to eclipse 1.5 million sales two years ahead of schedule. According to Reuters, the Volkswagen-owned brand rode a wave of sales in China and the US ...

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    Report: Audi to spend $17 billion to fight BMW

    It's no secret that VW Group, parent company to not only Volkswagen but also Audi, Bugatti, Bentley, Lamborghini, Porsche and Ducati brands sold in the US, is determined to become the world's largest automaker. Even more impressive is that VW is prepared to spend billions to make it happen. With ...

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    Report: Mercedes-Benz offering up to $5,000 discounts to VIPs

    In an effort to take the US luxury-sales crown from BMW, Mercedes-Benz is offering some sweet deals. The German carmaker has told its US dealers they can offer discounts up to $5,000 on the GL-Class SUV for "VIP customers," a distinction to be determined by general managers. The program ...

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    Report: BMW moving thousands of cars from Europe to US, Asia

    If you think the US economy is in bad shape, consider this: BMW is diverting "tens of thousands" of cars from European dealers to the US and Asia. Ian Robertson, BMW sales chief, tells Automotive News that Europe faces "a lot of bumps on the road" before a sales recovery takes place. The ...

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    Report: BMW reports record profit margin, but Audi's is better

    It reported a record profit margin, but BMW still wasn't as profitable as its rival Audi. According to a report in Automotive News, BMW booked an 11.8-percent profit margin, up from eight percent last year. Audi, however, managed 12.1 percent. Both figures were calculated using the earnings ...

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    Report: Did BMW and Mercedes engage in a game of sales chicken?

    BMW and Mercedes-Benz took a bit longer than other manufacturers to report their final sales figures for 2011, and some analysts believe the delay may have something to do with the fact that both automakers were vying for the sales crown among luxury makes. Long-time champion Lexus suffered ...

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    Report: BMW remains world's best-selling premium automaker through September

    Automotive News reports that BMW has managed to hold onto the title of world's best-selling premium automaker through September. The company's core brand saw its sales increase by 9.3 percent last month, putting BMW ahead of Audi and Mercedes-Benz at the same time. Audi sales in September ...

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    BMW leads global sales race among luxury brands through July, Audi second

    BMW is apparently the Ultimate Selling Machine. The German automaker has retained the title of top luxury brand after its most successful July in history, moving 108,721 units for the month. Overall sales are up 17.9 percent for the entire BMW Group through the first seven months of the ...

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    Report: Audi may have passed Mercedes in Q1 global sales, but BMW is still #1

    2010 BMW 750i – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Audi outsold Mercedes Benz globally in the first quarter of 2010; a big deal considering it was the first time the four-ringed automaker had ever accomplished such a feat. But while Audi was finally able to pass its crosstown rival in ...

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    REPORT: BMW threatening to oust Lexus as #1 luxury automaker in U.S.

    2010 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Life is hard at the top, whether that precipice happens to be at the zenith of the overall sales chart or of a specific market niche, such as Lexus' position as the best-selling luxury automaker in the United States. Toyota's ...

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    BMW outsold by Mercedes-Benz in July

    For the first time in four months, Mercedes-Benz outsold arch-rival BMW in July, as sales for the BMW brand fell 7.7 percent. However, the BMW Group (BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce) handily outsold the Mercedes Car Group (Mercedes-Benz, Smart, Maybach).A combination of factors are weighing down the BMW ...

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    BMW is on a roll

    BMW is doing much better than the luxury carmaker had forecast. Speaking at the company's annual meeting, CEO Helmut Panke (right) revealed that the company will reach its 2008 target of 1.4 million in annual car sales a full year ahead of schedule, in 2007. He is now targeting 1.6 million units by ...


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