LONDON – European luxury makers are "being pulled into the U.S. incentive battle to some degree," say industry analysts here. Audi AG, DaimlerChrysler AG (Mercedes-Benz) and BMW AG increased their U.S. incentives in April by an average 13%, the same as the U.S. Big Three. BMW is offering substantial incentives on soon-to-be replaced 5-Series. "Up until now, European luxury brands had managed to largely escape the U.S. incentive battles, but perhaps no longer," says J.P. ...

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