Volkswagen beats GM and becomes the No. 2 overall

Volkswagen beats GM and becomes the No. 2 overall

Volkswagen reported its consolidated figures of 2013. And, according to data disclosed, the German company has become the number two in sales in the global market, overtaking General Motors.

Were 9.73 million vehicles sold by VW, while GM reported 9.71 million units sold. The good performance is credited to the massive sales in China, besides the good performance of the group premium brands like Audi and Porsche.

It is worth noting that Volkswagen has outlined a goal to reach the first place worldwide by 2018, overtaking Toyota leader. In 2013, the Japanese automaker sold 9.98 million vehicles around the world.

Read more automotive news

Toyota: fine of $ 1.2 billion for security problems

Toyota will pay 1.2 billion dollars to end a criminal investigation into how consumer complaints handled by security issues.

JAC J3 hatchback arrives for R $ 39,990

JAC Motors announced on Monday, March 17, the launch of the biofuel versions of J3 and J3 Turin models.

AM General announced the resumption of production of the MV-1

AM General announced that it has restarted production of the MV-1 model built especially for people with physical disabilities.

Next-generation Ford Focus coupe will carry lightweight design

Ford recently took the new restyled Focus (pictured) for the Geneva Motor Show , but that has not stopped the company to talk about the next generation model.

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.

Bugatti Veyron beaches in stores

The Bugatti is facing a very unusual situation because the Veyron. All because of 1,001 hp supercar is "stranded" in stores.

Citroen DS3 Racing launches Mat Gold

Citroen showed on Friday (7) Special Edition Mat Gold for DS3 Racing. This is a celebration to mark the titles awarded by World Rally (WRC).

Audi RS4 Avant Nogaro reveals

Audi revealed on Wednesday (5) the RS4 Avant Nogaro. This is a car that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the first Audi RS model, the RS2 Avant, and has starting price of 87,300 euros.

Chevrolet shows last teaser concept Adra

Chevrolet prepares the launch of the conceptual crossover Adra for the Hall of New Delhi on Wednesday (5). Before that, however, the automaker released a teaser of the model, without confirming official technical information.

Leaked images of the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe

The BMW had already announced the official presentation of the 4 Series Gran Coupe to the next Geneva Motor Show, scheduled to open March 5. Some pictures of the model, however, circulating the Internet on Friday (31).