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.
Fiat showed on Tuesday (18) Cross the Freemont, a model that will be presented to the public at the Geneva Motor Show in early March. Basically, it is the Dodge Journey Crossorad, exhibited at the Salon of Chicago, renamed by Fiat.
Nissan revealed on Wednesday (12) that the Leaf was the best-selling electric vehicle in Europe during the year 2013. During the period, 11,120 units, almost double the 2012 result (5,600 copies) was traded.
Daimler is willing to maintain partnership with Renault-Nissan in the coming years. Speaking at the Automotive News website, Dieter Zetsche, CEO of the company, said that work together need not be restricted to a model or a segment.