Porsche Adds Sporty Coupe to Cayenne Lineup

According to Automotive News, Porsche aims to reignite sales of the popular Cayenne crossover with a sportier coupe variant that will square off against the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe and the BMW X6.

Former High-Ranking Union Official Charged in Corruption Probe at Fiat Chrysler

A former vice president for the United Auto Workers union was charged Monday with allegedly receiving tens of thousands of dollars in illegal payments from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles executives, according to federal prosecutors, the latest in a widening probe into allegations of corruption in the union’s top ranks.

Mercedes Hands U.S. Plant an Ultra-Luxury Mission

In a stunning new chapter of Mercedes-Benz's expansion in North America, the automaker plans to build an ultraluxe Maybach model exclusively at its plant in Alabama, where the rarefied sedan nameplate will be applied to an SUV. According to Automotive News, the new Maybach, based on the all-new third-generation GLS platform, would be the most expensive passenger vehicle made in America.