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.
The Volkswagen Group is working to raise the standard of the Skoda brand. The information was revealed by Winfried Vahland, CEO of the brand originates from the Czech Republic, the website Automotive News Europe.
A top executive of BMW said the automaker will not add a third model to its line "i" until the company has a better idea of the demand for models i3 and i8 , existing, although the manufacturer already has the trademark for a further series with the name i9.