Automotive News

Volvo Trucks: Mexico is one of our top 10 most important markets
Volvo Group announced it expects retail sales of 260,000 Class 8 trucks in the NAFTA region for 2018, that’s a 10.6% increase from the 235,000 units the company projects to sell this year, said Magnus Koeck, head of marketing for Volvo Trucks North America, during a press conference at ExpoTranspo...
Sales of electrified vehicles up 40% in Mexico from January through August
Last August, Mexican auto dealers sold 762 new electrified vehicles, including full-electric and hybrid units, the figure represents a 14.7% drop compared to same month of 2016. Nonetheless, sales from January through August totaled 6,473 low or zero emission vehicles, still a 40.2% growth compared ...
October sees the strongest monthly sales of 2017 for heavy trucks, buses in Mexico
Last October, manufacturers of buses, heavy trucks and tractor trucks in Mexico sold 4,451 commercial vehicles to dealers and distributors, 5.8% less than the 4,727 units sold in the tenth month of 2016, revealed the National Association of Bus, Heavy Truck and Tractor Truck Producers (ANPACT for it...
Volkswagen Puebla plant increases production, exports by 16.9% through September
The assembly plant of Volkswagen in Puebla reported an increase in production of 16.9% from January through September, while exports recorded the same percentage variation in that period. According to the Mexican Automotive Industry Association (AMIA), through the ninth month of 2017, the assembled...
Nissan relies on local production to keep its best-selling brand status
Nissan posted sales of 27,277 vehicles in the Mexican market during October, a 23.5% decrease compared to same month of 2016. October also marked Nissan’s 101 consecutive months as the best-selling brand in the country with a 24.1% market share.  The Nissan Versa led sales to 6,277 units, follow...