Two of the world's major automotive manufacturers plan to reduce the number of platforms for the respective ranges. According to Automotive News Europe, BMW and Mercedes-Benz site soon adopt such a policy in order to lower their costs.
The Chinese carmaker Qoros used the Geneva Motor Show to reveal the 3 Hatch to the public for the first time. Based on 3 Sedan, even keeping the same space wheelbase, the model will hit the European market in late 2014.
To avoid traffic accidents and congestion, regulators in the United States may require that cars and trucks can communicate with each other. The information was given on Monday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.