Automotive News

Austrian manufacturer Neuman Aluminium opens US$ 16 million plant in Jalisco
Austrian aluminum components manufacturer Neuman Aluminium officially opened its first manufacturing facility in Mexico at the Colinas de Lagos industrial park, located in the municipality of Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco. The company recruited 14 workers in order to start production of suspension arms,...
Volkswagen’s production in Mexico increases 16.9%, exports up 14.7%
Volkswagen of Mexico increased its production by 16.9% during the first nine months of the year, compared to the same period in 2016, the Mexican Automotive Industry Association (AMIA) revealed. From January through September the plant in Cuautlancingo, Puebla assembled 357,152 vehicles, almost 17%...
Next-gen Mazda 3 to feature spark-less ignition engine
Mazda Motor Corporation announced today it will unveil two new concept models at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, “one that heralds the company’s next-generation products and another that embodies the direction of the company’s next-generation design”. Mazda will also display the SKYACTIV-X next-g...
Mexico’s auto production increases 7.7% in September, exports up 15%
Last month, Mexico’s automotive industry built 307,174 cars and light trucks, a 7.7% increase compared to the 285,344 units assembled in the ninth month of 2016 and the highest figure for a month of September ever, according to data from the Mexican Automotive Industry Association (AMIA). From Ja...
Sources: Volkswagen Puebla plant tools up to build the T Roc compact SUV
Volkswagen’s Puebla assembly plant is already in the tooling process to build the new T Roc compact SUV, which was revealed in Frankfurt early this year, Mexican automotive news site Al Volante reported citing unnamed sources. According to Al Volante sources, there’s several changes going on at...