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U.S. auto luxury sales rise through July


This July sales have increased faster than the rest of the year, with luxury brands like Mercedes-Benz, Lexus and BMW growing the industry by almost 16%, even if they represent only 10.8% of the overall U.S. market. Luxury car sales grew 6% through July, while mass market cars only gained 1%. Most luxury cars were up by double digits, including Lexus ...
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