Big test for UK luxury carmaker under Indian owners

The firm, with sleek saloons favoured by British Prime Ministers and luxury SUVs born of desert and jungle combat, now has factories working around the clock in England, bucking the trend of hard times for European auto-makers.


Germans' British luxury brands do well in 2012

The super-luxury brands owned by Germany's Volkswagen and BMW groups both posted healthy sales growth in 2012. VW's Bentley announced global growth of 22% year on year to 8,510 cars, following the worldwide dealer count rising 10%, while BMW


Belgian chocolatiers face up to changing tastes

Belgium is rightly proud as producer of some of the world's finest chocolate but changing tastes and new markets in Asia and the Arab world are shaking up its somewhat predictable scene.


Aston Martin planning to invest $1 billion

The cash injection will help Aston Martin better compete with Volkswagen's Bentley and rival UK luxury car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover, which was bought by India's Tata Motors in 2008 and has since seen huge sales growth, especially in China.


Britons Spend Big on Luxury Without Covering the Basics

The figures collected by LV suggest that British households do have plenty of room to manoeuvre in terms of cut-backs and financial management, but the professionals advocate a wholesale change of attitude with relation to life insurance in order to avoid


Luxury brand enters India

The brand has entered India through a long-term license agreement with Reliance Brands and will be available across 20 exclusive stores in India over the next 3-5 years.