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.
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.
BMW scrapped for now, offer CSL versions (made with lighter materials) of the newly launched M3 and M4. Speaking to website Top Gear, Matt Collins, product manager of the brand, explained that the current models are already light enough.