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.
Volkswagen released oo financial report of fiscal year 2013, and it was revealed that Porsche enjoyed an operating margin of 18%. This means that the Stuttgart brand has on average about U.S. $ 23,200 per car sold, according to BusinessWeek publication.
In September 2013, there were rumors of negotiations between BMW and Mexico for installation of a factory in the country . Now, according to the Wall Street Journal, the German automaker "is in advanced talks with the Mexican authorities.