China maintained its global leadership in automotive industry sales in January 2014. According to consulting firm JATO Dynamics, the country has had an impressive growth of 7.6% in the month compared to the same period of 2013, totaling over 2 million units sold in the first month of this year.
Ford denied that the next generation Ka will compete with low-cost models, such as the Dacia Sandero in Europe. Stephen Odell, head of Ford Europe, said the new car will be positioned above this segment.
Bentley revealed some new features of its line in 2014 on Tuesday (25). One concerns the Continental GT Speed, whose engine W12 6.0 shall deliver 10 horsepower more than the 2013 model are now 626 bhp and 83.5 lb.-ft. of torque.
The new Kia Soul EV was spotted completely undisguised while attending an official shoot. The car will be powered by a 81.4kW electric motor, delivering a total output of 110 horsepower and a maximum torque of 29 lb-ft.