Hitachi to build suspension component factory in Mexico
DETROIT -- Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas Inc. has started building a factory in Queretaro, Mexico. By 2016, Hitachi expects to spend $100 million on the plant. The plant, which is scheduled to open in April 2014, initially will produce suspension components. Hitachi Automotive Americas produces engine management systems, electric powertrain components and car information systems. The company is based in Farmington Hills, Mich.