Mercedes presents the second generation of the GLS. The luxury SUV has grown by eight centimeters, meaning the interior is more spacious. The third row folds into the trunk and enables a maximum capacity of 2400 liters.
Central and eastern European economies are said to be decoupling from western Europe as consumption-led growth replaces the export-driven model. But will domestic spending suffice to fend off a slowdown in the eurozone?
The Federal Transport Authority is seeking a recall of 19,000 SUVs in Germany after discovering the luxury vehicles emitted excessive pollutants due to cheating software. Other countries are expected to follow suit.
Fiat Chrysler says it wants to merge with Renault to create an auto behemoth and better face the stark challenges confronting the auto industry. Despite the synergies, the road to the tie-up is paved with obstacles.
Despite China's car sales falling for nine months, German automakers are betting on new electric models to boost market share. Further headwinds could emerge when Beijing's generous electric car subsidies end next year.
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