Day: August 21, 2014

Audi ready to accept punishment

GERMAN luxury car brand Audi will accept punishment from Chinese authorities for breaching anti-monopoly laws in the world’s largest auto market, it said yesterday. An investigation by Chinese authorities found that an Audi dealer network had “violated national anti-monopoly laws,” the brand’s China arm said in a statement, adding that […]

Mercedes guilty in anti-trust probe

MERCEDES-BENZ has been found guilty of manipulating the price of after-sales services by the Jiangsu Province Price Bureau amid China’s sweeping anti-trust campaign. The bureau, which launched its investigation late last month, found evidence of anti-competitive practices after raiding Mercedes-Benz dealerships in Suzhou, Wuxi, Yangzhou, Huai’an and Danyang, all in […]

First Look: Lincoln C Concept

Forget the Continentals of your past, or the big, long rear-drive concepts of the early ’00s. While BMW has proven that rear-wheel-drive c-segment size luxury works, with its 1 Series, Lincoln is turning next to the 2011 Ford Focus’ platform for post-global warming luxury. To prepare us for a CAFE-friendly world, Lincoln rolled out the […]