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.
Kia Motors announced that it will begin manufacturing the Soul EV in South Korea in April. The car will be the first vehicle powered by battery Hyundai-Kia to be exported to markets in the United States and Europe.
Toyota may be close to an agreement with the federal government of the United States to get rid of investigations into unintended acceleration of its cars. The news was published by The Wall Street Journal.