Chinese Students Major In Luxury Cars

Kirkland thief steals 5 luxury cars under security guards' noses

1 luxury nameplateincreased this year through September by 23 percent, to 366,038. Only 114,411 Audis were sold in the U.S. during the same period. A little more than half the vehicles bought by Chinese students in the U.S. Full Article:

Super-luxury car sales dropped in 2013

The U.S., on the other hand, had a banner year, with Bentley's own sales up 28 percent from 2012. Granted, some top supercar makerslike Ferrarideliberately sold fewer cars in 2013 to preserve their exclusivity. And the decline could be owed in part to the timing of model launches. The supercar market category includes Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Bugatti, Mercedes and others. Yet for now, 2014 is shaping up to be the year that America dominates luxury saleswhether it's for Bentleys or Birkin bags or penthouses. Full Article:

Police chased the man, who was in a stolen Mercedes, to Woodinville around midnight on Thursday. Hal Larsen, who owns McCorry's on the Slough, got a call from his bartender. "She said they're looking for somebody," Larsen said. "They have the K-9 Unit out, they don't want other people walking in the area that they might be looking for the fugitive." He said his bartender locked down the business with about 15 customers inside until police gave her the all-clear around 2 a.m. The trail went cold, police said, when the man jumped into the slough and swam toward Redmond. Full Article: