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Soaring SUV sales clash with attempts to slow climate change

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2020-01-10T135414Z_1_LYNXMPEG090XD_RTROPTP_3_AUTOS-SUVS.jpg.jpg Soaring demand for SUVs drove record sales for premium carmakers including BMW and Mercedes last year, leaving the industry on collision course with government efforts to tackle global warming despite big investments in electric vehicles. BMW said on Friday deliveries by its main luxury brand rose 2% to a record 2,168,516 vehicles last year, thanks to a 21% jump in sales of its "X" branded sport-utility vehicles (SUV) which now make up 44% of the BMW brand's global sales. At Mercedes

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Soaring SUV sales clash with attempts to slow climate change originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 10 Jan 2020 10:02:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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