BAIC Bids for Pininfarina – Autoline Daily 548

Global auto sales are expected to top out at more than 75 million units once automakers tally up all the cars and trucks they sold in 2010. Audi creates what it calls an “e-den” to make the charging process for electric vehicles more pleasant and luxurious. Chinese automaker BAIC is bidding to acquire Italian design firm Pininfarina. All that and more, plus we’ll show you how to translate a Vehicle Identification Number, or VIN for short.