Automotive News

Adient develops removable seat covers for ride-sharing market
With an eye in the growing market of ride-sharing services, Adient, the global leader in automotive seating, has developed removable seat covers to maintain comfort, cleanliness and individualization for drivers and passengers. “With more people joining ride sharing organizations for the reliabil...
Mitsubishi might use Nissan Mexican facilities to grow
Mitsubishi will lean heavily on resources from the Renault-Nissan Alliance to grow in the United States and China, Chairman Carlos Ghosn said to Japanese media at a press conference in advance of the automaker's annual shareholders meeting. Ghosn told reporters the company has been unable to expand...
Mexico-made Mercedes-Benz cars secure at least 70% NAFTA content
During an interview with El Financiero, Mathias Kolm, Purchasing Manager at Daimler Passenger Cars, said the company has secured at least 70% of NAFTA content for the units Mercedes-Benz plans to build at its Aguascalientes facility starting in 2018. Kolm said Daimler is pleased to add a great numb...
Kia celebrates 1 year building cars in Pesqueria, Nuevo Leon
Korean automaker Kia revealed it built 183,290 cars at its Nuevo Leon assembly plant after a full year of operations, which began May 16, 2016. Most of those units, a total 142,739 were exported to several markets, but mostly to the United States.  The company expects to build 300,000 Forte, Rio a...
Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle arrives at Mexican dealerships in July
General Motors announced the Bolt electric vehicle arrival at Mexican dealerships starting July 5. In the early stage of distribution, the unit will be available for test drive only at seven dealerships located in Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara and Puebla. Base price in Mexico for the Bolt wil...