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.
Toyota, which launched last week the cornerstone of its new engine plant in Porto Feliz (SP) reported that, from 2016, will be produced in the plant blocks 1.3 and 1.5 of Etios and 1.8 and 2.0 of the new Corolla.
Vehicles with front wheel drive is the new challenge from BMW for the global market. Speaking to Autocar website, Herbert Diess, Chief Development Company, confirmed that, adding BMW and MINI, will be 15 models with such a system.