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.
For the first time since 1998, JD Power and Associates reported that the number of problems per 100 vehicles has increased in the United States. The study, with 41 million people, aims to raise defects in cars up to three years.
Nissan launched the UK Limited Edition Micra hatchback sold in the Brazilian market as March. The model has an initial price of 12,300 GBP and is based on an intermediate version (there treated as Acenta).
The Rolls-Royce Ghost unveiled the 1001 Nights Collection, plus a special series of luxury saloon. The model will be sold in Arab countries like Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar, plus emirates such as Abu Dhabi and Dubai.