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Auto parts manufacturer Tenneco reports 7% earnings increase during 2017
Ride-control and emissions control systems supplier Tenneco Inc. said its adjusted net income for the fourth quarter increased 7.8% to US$ 97 million, powered by strong growth in the commercial truck and off-highway business.  Total net income before adjustments surged 79% to US$ 68 million from U...
Sales of electrified cars hiked 28% in Mexico through November 2017
Sales of electrified vehicles in the Mexican market totaled 909 units during November 2017, which represents a 2% decline compared to same month of 2016, according to the latest figures released by the Mexican Automotive Industry Association. November sales comprised of 31 full electric vehicles and...
Report: Mercedes-Benz to build sedans, crossovers at Mexican plant
Aside from its all-new A Class compact sedan, Mercedes-Benz plans to produce a seven-passenger crossover utility vehicle (CUV) at its new plant in Aguascalientes, Mexico, which will start operations later this year. This according to a new report by AutoNews. The Mercedes-Benz GLB family vehicle wi...
FCA Saltillo plant will produce some next-gen HD Ram pickups after all
Despite the widely announced plan from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to move production of its heavy-duty Ram pickup out of Mexico, the Saltillo facility will manufacture the much anticipated next-gen truck, at least for a while, according to a new report by AutoNews. Last month, the automaker re...
Toyota updates its TRD Pro Series; the Tacoma gets a snorkel
Last week, Toyota revealed at the Chicago Auto Show a series of upgrades to its TRD Pro Series. For 2019, Tundra, 4Runner and Tacoma will all feature Fox shocks and a host of impressive off-road equipment tuned and designed by the engineers at Toyota Racing Development (TRD). Each vehicle will ride...