New Ka will not compete with low-cost models

New Ka will not compete with low-cost models

Ford denied that the next generation Ka will compete with low-cost models, such as the Dacia Sandero in Europe. Stephen Odell, head of Ford Europe, said the new car will be positioned above this segment.

The third generation Ford Ka will be manufactured in Brazil and sets aside the philosophy of the previous model, whose European version was developed jointly with Fiat, based on 500. "The new Ka will be bigger and more practical as it will have five doors," Odell said the British site Autocar. "There is a clear demand for cars of this size and price."

The executivou also said that the new Ka "will offer something very different from the Fiesta at a very different price.

Read more automotive news

In six years in China more than one million cars of the Skoda brand are let out

At the end of the past week the million car of the Skoda brand descended from the conveyor of Shanghai Volkswagen (SVW) plant.

Audi suppose TFT panel across its entire

Audi plans to introduce in its entire range, the TFT panel, which has been shown in model 2015 TT during the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas in the United States this year.

Land Rover Discovery 2014 launches in Brazil

Land Rover announced on Monday, March 10, the release line 2014 Discovery. The SUV brings slight visual changes and improvements inside.

Maserati confirms two launches for Geneva

Maserati released a statement on Friday (28) that confirms two launches for Geneva Motor Show, which opens to the public next week: the production version of the Quattroporte Ermenegildo Zegna and a concept car.

2014 Jeep Compass comes $102,100

The Jeep has confirmed on Tuesday (25) the arrival of the line 2014 Compass to the Brazilian market. The utility has undergone some cosmetic, external and internal changes, and arrives at dealers with a suggested retail price of U.S. $ 102,100.

Chinese Dongfeng to buy shares of PSA

PSA Peugeot-Citro?n confirmed on Wednesday, February 19, the conclusion of an agreement with Dongfeng Motor Group. The Dongfeng and the French government will invest approximately € 800 million each in the group.

Salary of the new CEO of GM could reach $ 14 million

Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, should receive a total salary of $ 14.4 million this year. According to the automaker, Mary can receive $ 10 million in compensation over the long term as part of your package.

Citroen C4 presents Cactus

The production version of the Cactus C4 was revealed by Citroen on Wednesday (5). According to the brand, it is a "real alternative to traditional hatchbacks", focusing on design, comfort and cost savings for the owner.

Ford starts production of EcoSport in Thailand

Thailand is the fourth country to produce the new EcoSport. The SUV will be produced in Rayong plant, according to Ford. Apart from Thailand, the SUV is made in Brazil (Northeastern Complex), India (Chennai) and China (Chongqing). The automaker expected the car to be launched in over 100 global markets.

Chrysler Fiat Automobiles reveals logo

As of now, the Fiat-Chrysler group is officially called the Chrysler Fiat Automobiles (FCA). The announcement came on Wednesday (29) as well as the dissemination of the new company logo.