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Ford to build a 300-mile range electric crossover in Mexican assembly plant
Ford Motor Co. plans to shift production of an electric crossover with a 300-mile range to the Cuautitlan Stamping and Assembly Plant (CSAP) in Mexico from Michigan in order to make way for additional investments on autonomous vehicles in its home state, Automotive News reported citing an internal m...
Here’s how sales of Mexico-made cars ended up during November in the US market
Despite the strong demand of SUVs and pickups, some Mexico-made compact cars are likely to end 2017 with sales increases such as the Nissan Sentra, the Kia Forte and the Toyota Yaris iA, which is built by Mazda in Guanajuato. The rest of the models are bound to end this year with sales declines of d...
Mexico’s auto production, exports reach new record high in November
Last month, auto plants in Mexico manufactured 332,449 vehicles, the highest figure ever for a November and 4.5% more units than those built during the same month of 2016. From January through November, a record 3,527,321 cars and light trucks have rolled out of assembly facilities in the country, w...
Auto sales fall 8.5% in Mexico during November
Mexican auto dealers sold 141,434 cars and light trucks during November, an 8.5% decrease compared to the same month of 2016. From January through November, 1,371,600 were sold in the country, which represents a 2.8% fall compared to the same 11-month period of last year, revealed the Mexican Auto I...
Auto sales in the US market up 1.4% during November
Boosted by Black Friday deals and strong consumer confidence, U.S. sales of new cars and light trucks rose 1.4% in November to nearly 1.4 million, according to Autodata Corp.  It is only the second month this year that light-vehicle sales rose year over year. Light truck volume jumped 7.4% while c...