Automotive News

Honda to shift some HR-V production from Mexico to Japan
Honda Motor plans to build in Japan the two SUVs it sells in the European market in order to boost capacity at its home plants, according to AutoNews. The company expects those exports to cover up the significant decrease in sales at its local market. The Japanese automaker originally planned to ...
Border tax, NAFTA exit could harm U.S. auto industry, says study by BCG
Imposing a border adjustment tax or withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement would increase the price of vehicles in the U.S. market to the point that consumers would have to forgo certain features in order to afford their products of choice, hence diminishing employment in auto supp...
There might be a good reason why Lucid wants to partner with Ford
California-based electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors is considering to sale itself to Ford Motor Company in an effort to raise the US$ 700 million needed to build a manufacturing plant in Arizona with a supply chain running down to Sonora, Mexico. According to Bloomberg, Lucid approached the seni...
BAIC to invest US$150 million in Mexico over five years
During the test drive of the all-terrain BJ40 vehicle, the Director of the Chinese automotive in Mexico, Jimena Saenz, pointed out that "we are looking to have 80% of our lines made in Mexico". She said that a new medium size SUV, the X65, will be introduced to Mexico in the remainder 2017, as well ...
Overseeing the advance of the BMW plant in SLP
ProMexico's General Director, Paulo Carreño, held a reunion with executives of BMW Corporation, to learn about the advance in the project to instal an assembly plant in the municipality of Villa de Reyes. The federal officer also held work meetings with the Governor and the head of the Ministry of ...