Automotive News

RAM 1500 pickup earns Consumer Guide Best Buy award for tenth year in a row
The automotive editors at Consumer Guide Automotive awarded, for the tenth consecutive year, the Best Buy award for Large Pickup Trucks to the RAM 1500. The pickup was distinguished along with the Dodge Durango, which was awarded the same prize in the Large SUV category for the sixth consecutive yea...
Latin NCAP grants four stars in occupant protection to Nissan Kicks
The Latin New Car Assessment Programme, an independent assessment program for new vehicles in Latin America and the Caribbean, published its eighth and last round of results for 2017 this week with encouraging results for the Nissan Kicks. The model achieved four stars for Adult Occupant Protection...
Report: Ford plans to shift production of Fusion sedan to China
Ford Motor Co plans to shift production of midsize Fusion and Mondeo sedans out of Mexico and Spain, respectively, in 2020 and move it to China, Reuters reported today citing three inner sources. While Ford didn’t deny its intentions to shift production to China, the company said there’s no pla...
Volkswagen production volume in Puebla hikes 15% through November
Last November, production volume at Volkswagen Puebla assembly plant decreased 15% to 34,718 vehicles as the facility lowered output of the Jetta’s outgoing version and started test runs for the model's next generation. Despite the setback, VW’s production in Puebla saw a 13% increase from Janu...
Sales of electrified cars in Mexico up 32.5% from January through September
During September, auto dealers in Mexico sold 810 electrified vehicles, 787 hybrids and 23 electric units, representing a 7.7% drop compared to same month of 2016, according to the Mexican Auto Industry Association (AMIA).  From January through September, sales of electrified vehicles totaled 7,28...