Message to Trump: Check your numbersMon, 20, Jun 2016
The voice of Mexico's auto industry, a former free-trade negotiator, says the sector has proven itself to be vital to the country's economy. And he warns Donald Trump that trade restrictions would batter many U.S. states that depend on supplying Mexican factories.
Jeep to produce Compass, Patriot into 2017 model yearMon, 20, Jun 2016
Jeep will extend production of the Compass and Patriot into the 2017 model year as it prepares to build a successor in Mexico in early 2017, Automotive News has learned.
Mexican supplier Tremec to establish U.S. plant, headquarters in suburban DetroitFri, 17, Jun 2016
A Mexico City-based transmission supplier Tremec plans to invest $54 million to establish a manufacturing plant and U.S. headquarters in suburban Detroit, a move that will create 133 jobs, the Michigan Economic Development Corp. said Thursday.
3 workers injured at Kia’s new plant in MexicoMon, 20, Jun 2016
Three workers were injured at a new Kia Motors factory in northern Mexico on Saturday, after one fell into a sewer ditch and two others attempted a rescue but were also hurt, the head of emergency services said.
Cheap cars fueling Mexico's sales boom often lack airbags, ABSSun, 19, Jun 2016
In the past few years, auto sales in Mexico have surged to record levels, thanks to plentiful financing and aggressive competition to get small, cheap cars into the hands of the working class. But that focus on a low sticker price has held back safety, consumer advocates say.
Mexico plant could build any BMW rwd vehicleMon, 20, Jun 2016
BMW's new Mexico plant, slated to begin producing the next-generation 3-series sedan in 2019, will be capable of building any of the automaker's rear-wheel-drive vehicles.
Audi plans to make electric version of Q5 in Mexico, report saysThu, 16, Jun 2016
Audi plans to build an electric version of its Q5 at its new plant in Mexico, Reuters reported.
GM caught in Trump's crosshairs, but escapesMon, 13, Jun 2016
While Donald Trump has regularly attacked Ford during the past year for shifting jobs to Mexico, General Motors has been a no-fly zone for the GOP presidential candidate. Until last week. And then only briefly.
Kia, Mexican state reach deal to cut tax breaks on new plantWed, 08, Jun 2016
The Mexican state of Nuevo Leon reached a deal with Kia Motors to cut the tax breaks the Korean automaker will receive after building its first Mexican plant in the state.
GM criticized by Trump for Mexico investmentsTue, 07, Jun 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rebuked General Motors on Tuesday, widening his criticism of American companies that have invested in Mexico. Or did he?
Honda shifts gears for more HR-VsMon, 06, Jun 2016
Honda, looking to build on sales momentum pushing growth ahead of the overall market, could boost North American production capacity for the new HR-V by some 60 percent to tap booming demand for subcompact crossovers.
China's BAIC starts selling cars in Mexico, may build a plant, exec saysFri, 03, Jun 2016
China's BAIC Motor Corp. has started selling its own cars imported from China in Mexico and may build a plant there, a senior company executive said.