The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has expanded its investigation into consumer complaints of fires and “thermal event incidents” with various model years of Toyota Camry and Yaris cars and Highlander and RAV4 SUVs. The probe by NHTSA’s Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) now involves the 2007-2009 model Toyota Yaris , Toyota RAV4 and Toyota Camry , including the gas-electric hybrid version.

A small pure electric car for megacities, BMW i3 Concept,will be unveiled at Frankfurt Auto Show next month and the production model may hit the market in 2013. But BMW i3 is just a high-end small car of the luxury brand, many car makers should learn something from it, including the sanguine Chinese makers.
BMW i3 is [...]