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SEAT could build up to 50,000 cars a year at Volkswagen’s Puebla assembly plant
There’s room for Volkswagen’s Spain-based subsidiary SEAT to build up to 50,000 units a year at VW’s Puebla assembly plant in case the German automaker decides to move forward in that direction, a SEAT’s top official revealed to Europa Press news outlet in recent days.  SEAT’s president ...
Daimler Trucks celebrates Freightliner, Western Star anniversaries
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is celebrating two significant anniversaries: 75 years of Freightliner Trucks and 50 years of Western Star Trucks, respectively. Since their founding days in 1942 respectively 1967, Freightliner and Western Star have put a total of about 3,200,000 trucks on the ro...
Honda adds new top-of-range trim level for the 2018 HR-V compact SUV
Even though Honda does not offer aesthetic changes for the 2018 Honda HR-V compact SUV, except for new wheels, now the Japanese automaker presents the Touring trim as top of range, with a more complete and luxurious equipment.  The Honda HR-V 2018 remains unchanged in terms of the engine, which is...
Volkswagen production at Puebla facility increases 10% from January through August
From January through August, Volkswagen built 322,831 vehicles at the Puebla assembly plant, an increase of 10.1% compared to the 293,285 units from the same eight-month period from a year ago. Last month alone, production reached 46,970 vehicles, up 3.5% compared to August 2016, revealed local medi...
New Jeep Compass receives maximum safety rating from EuroNCAP
The new Jeep Compass has attained the maximum five-star EuroNCAP rating after scoring positive ratings in all categories – including adult protection, child protection, pedestrian protection and driving assistance safety systems.  The result is even more significant considering that it meets the...