Automotive News

GM reintroduces the Chevrolet Cavalier to the Mexican market
General Motors announced the return of the Chevrolet Cavalier, scheduled to arrive in showrooms across Mexico starting last week of August. The sedan, based in the platform Delta II used by the previous generation of the Chevy Cruze, is manufactured in Wuhan, China. The model is equipped with a 1.5...
GM adds turbo-diesel engine to the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox
General Motors Company announced that the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox will offer an EPA-certified 39 mpg on the highway (for the front wheel drive model) with a new 1.6L turbo-diesel engine. That number is expected to top the segment in highway fuel economy, with greater highway mileage than the 2017 To...
Honda’s transmission plant in Celaya reaches 500,000 units milestone
Last week, the Honda transmission plant located in Celaya, Guanajuato, produced the continuously variable transmission (CVT) number 500,000, a milestone reached in less than two years. The factory started operations in October 2015. The transmissions manufactured in this plant are featured in the C...
Study by ECLAC highlights potential in Mexican automotive industry
A study in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) highlights that the Mexican automotive industry contributes more than 3% of GDP and 18% of the country’s manufacturing GDP. ECLAC detailed the auto sector has a trade surplus toppi...
Sales of heavy trucks, buses up 8% in Mexican market during July
Last July, the retail sale of buses and heavy trucks closed at 3,300 vehicles in the Mexican market, which represented growth of 8.1% compared to sales of 3,054 units for the same month of 2016. As a result, the accumulated retail sales were 22,749 vehicles, which represents a growth of 2.4% compar...