Are auto accidents on the decline in Missouri? What’s trending in social media? Why BMW is taking a back seat to Mercedes-Benz? Florissant used car dealer numbers the latest auto news headlines for the month of August 2016.
There has been a one percent increase in traffic-vehicle related fatalities in the state of Missouri in 2016.Some authorities attribute the problem to distracted and intoxicated drivers.
BMW is handing over its 11-year reign to Mercedes. For the past 11-years–BMW has outpaced all other automakers in new sales. This year, Mercedes is on track to outdistance BMW for a spot in global sales.
According to insurance agencies, almost two-thirds of auto accidents on the highway involved items flying off a motorized vehicle.