Automotive News

Chinese automaker BAIC to export cars from Mexico to US, Canada
Chinese automaker BAIC plans to export cars from Mexico to the United States and Canada in 2018, "unless something drastic happens with NAFTA," said Yang Nanhua, director general of BAIC in Mexico, in an interview to Xinhua.  Earlier this year, BAIC started an assembly operation in Veracruz in ass...
Infiniti offers a glimpse of the all-new, Mexico-made QX50
Nissan’s premium brand Infiniti announced it will present an “all-new vehicle” at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show coming next week. Even though no detailed information was provided, the automaker released the teaser along with a glimpse of what clearly is the front fascia of the 2019 Infiniti Q...
Mexican heavy truck exports skyrocketed 66% during September
Mexican exports of commercial vehicles such heavy trucks, buses and tractor trucks totaled 11,515 units during September, the highest figure so far this year and a skyrocketing 66.7% boost compared to same month of 2016, according to the National Association of Bus, Truck and Tractor Truck Producers...
Mexico’s automotive industry attracts 25% of FDI this year
A quarter of the foreign direct investment (FDI) that arrived in Mexico from January through September 2017 was attracted by the automotive industry, said Angel Villalobos, FDI general director at the Ministry of Economy. During the first nine months of 2017, the investment captured by the country ...
Ford to layoff 850 workers at Hermosillo plant
Ford Motor Company plans to layoff 850 workers out of the 2,750 it employs at its assembly plant in Hermosillo, Sonora, due to low demand on the vehicles it manufactures at the Mexican facility, local media reported citing union leaders as source. The layoffs will take place by the end of year, so ...