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Chris Bangle's BMW designs are often criticized and always distinctive. Criticized, yes. And now they are imitated. New cars from as diverse manufacturers as Lexus, Mercedes and even Hyundai have aped the BMW hallmark Bangle Butt. In fact, in profile, the upcoming Lexus LS460 looks like a 7-Series.
Chris Bangle's BMW designs are often criticized and always distinctive. Criticized, yes. And now they are imitated. New cars from as diverse manufacturers as Lexus, Mercedes and even Hyundai have aped the BMW hallmark Bangle Butt. In fact, in profile, the upcoming Lexus LS460 looks like a 7-Series.
Honda announces addition of a new North American assembly plant while Kia defers a new plant due to a Korean management scandal. Pressure on American manufacturers increases.
Owners of Japanese brand vehicles rate their cars or trucks at the top of their category in ten of nineteen AutoPacifc categories. Owners of European brand vehicles rated their vehicle tops in two categories - Volkwagen Passat in the Premium Mid-Size Car Category and the MINI Cooper in the Image Compact Car class. The American Big Three had five wins... Lincoln Navigator won it all with the highest rating of any vehicle - car or truck; Cadillac CTS, Mercury Milan, Chevrolet Corvette, Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty. OK, that leaves two winners unaccounted for... those are from Hyundai.
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