Thursday morning car news roundup, May 8, 2014

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Today in the news: More of the same GM, Toyota rakes it in, Tesla dives. Daimler finds World War I nerve gas in cars.


  • GM Gets a Big Lift from its Big SUVs – General Motors needed some good news and it’s getting some from one of its traditional strongholds. Sales of the maker’s recently redesigned full-size SUVs – the Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban and various GMC Yukon models, are exceeding expectations.

Toyota results:



In other news:

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive is proof that the electric vehicle market is maturing.