Mercedes-Benz and BMW stand to lose most from tit-for-tat import tariffs imposed first by the U.S. on China and then reciprocated. Unfortunately for both, there isn't much they can do to shield themselves from the fallout.
Stuttgart, home to Mercedes and Porsche, will bar diesel vehicles meeting the Euro 4 or older emissions standards starting next year and may be forced to ban Euro 5 vehicles by 2020 if measures to improve air quality fail, a state ministry said.
Known as the man who almost single-handedly turned the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen from a scuttled military experiment into the celebrity staple it is today, Heinz Neunzig is highly revered by those in the know -- a living legend with unshakeable aspirations, humble views and an insatiable sense of adventure.
Historic levels of violent crime in Mexico have sparked a record increase in the country's car-armoring business, with an industry group predicting a double-digit jump in the number of vehicles bulletproofed this year.