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Kenworth increases output at Mexicali plant to 60 heavy trucks per hour
Kenworth’s Mexican subsidiary revealed it has increased its heavy truck production by up to 60 vehicles per hour at the plant located in Mexicali, Baja California, to satisfy national demand as well as Central and South American markets. Interviewed by El Financiero during the Expo Transporte 201...
Nissan to end production of the Tiida sedan in Morelos by 2018
Nissan Mexico announced it will cease production of the Nissan Tiida at its Cuernavaca plant (CIVAC) in June 2018, 12 years after the compact car started rolling out of two Mexican facilities. The Japanese automaker started production of the Tiida in Mexico back in 2006. The hatchback version was b...
Hybrid Nissan Versa Note spotted on road tests in Michigan
New spy photos revealed in recent days by AutoNews show a Versa Note e-Power hybrid undergoing road tests in Michigan. The unit has a 1.2-liter 3-cylinder engine which isn't connected to the wheels, but charges an internal battery pack powering an electric motor. The engine reportedly runs at a con...
Mexico-made Infiniti QX50 to feature groundbreaking variable compression engine
As the new Infiniti plant in Aguascalientes, Mexico is about to officially begin production of the new QX50, Nissan’s premium brand invited a few automotive journalists to drive early pilot-build versions of the SUV at the company's test track in Phoenix, Arizona.  Such models, as well as those ...
Regardless of NAFTA, Daimler workforce in Mexico to increase in 2018
Regardless of the NAFTA renegotiation outcome, Daimler’s workforce in Mexico will increase to 10,000 strong by 2018, once the new Mercedes-Benz production facility becomes operational in the state of Aguascalientes, said earlier this week Jan Hegner, CEO of Daimler Buses Mexico, to state-owned Mex...