Tesla CEO Musk uses his Twitter account to jab the Securities and Exchange Commission, the same agency that went after him for an August 7 tweet in which he declared he had secured financing for a Tesla buyout.
BMW however said currency effects slowed both its turnover and operating profit, arguing sales would otherwise have remained around the same level as last year.
The latest Phantom is the eighth model in the range, that was launched by UK car manufacturer Rolls-Royce in 1925. Since then the "pinnacle of luxury" has been the car of choice for Kings, Queens, Hollywood stars and rock and roll legends.
The sale of new hybrid vehicles that have an electric motor combined with a petrol or diesel engine would also end as part of a plan to clean up air pollution.
German carmaker's decision eases fears that it might move production away after Britain disentangles itself from 40 years of EU membership in 2019.
The electric carmaker said the collision was unavoidable because the bus had swerved into the vehicle's lane.
Volkswagen says it sees cost cutting, new business plan driving recovery from last year's record losses after US emissions deal.
According to a statement by Mitsubishi Motors Corps, domestic orders for its cars have halved since it revealed last week that it cheated on its fuel economy tests.
Volkswagen says it would take $18 billion hit to its 2015 results for its emissions-test cheating scandal
Volkswagen and US Justice Department reach deal in principle on excess diesel emissions of 600,000 cars including buyback offer
Tesla unveils new, cheaper model of its electric car aimed at mass market, with 115,000 orders in 24 hours
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