A failure in the ignition of General Motors cars sold in Canada and the United States, and that affects 1.7 million units, may have caused 303 fatalities in the cylinder, according to a survey by Friedman Research Corporation, which provides services for American insurers.
The organization of the award "European Car of the Year" revealed on Monday (3) that the winner of the 2014 edition is the Peugeot 308. The hatch of the French automaker earned 307 points in the poll, ahead of the electric BMW i3 (223) and Tesla Model S (216).
Volkswagen is considering dropping the plans to launch a low-cost brand in emerging markets, as previously forecast. According to Autocar website, the German company was having trouble balancing the quality of new vehicles with reduced prices.