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Ford recalls nearly 6,000 vehicles to replace torque converters
Ford Motor Company issued a safety recall in North America for certain 2017 Ford Edge, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles that may have torque converters with inadequately welded studs. The safety recall affects 5,914 Ford Edge, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ 2.0-liter gas engine-equipped vehicles with 6F35 t...
Hyundai sales accelerating with the new Accent Made in Mexico
The company is expecting to reach to reach 20,000 units per year within the first year of production for the local market. Hyundai Motor Mexico is betting on growing and accelerating its participation in the market by launching the sub compact model Accent, which will be produced in Mexico starting ...
Mexican firms risking to manufacture cars
Back in the year 2000, the firm Compañia Operadora de Estacionamientos Mexicanos (Copemsa) devised a plan to develop electric vehicles. Nonetheless, 17 years went by before this company realized its project through the brand Zacua. This is the first Mexican firm to venture in the production of elec...
Mercedes-Benz reports its strongest first half-year sales ever in the NAFTA region
Mercedes-Benz posted the strongest first half-year in unit sales in its history in the NAFTA region: 193,399 vehicles were sold in the USA, Canada and Mexico, which is 2.1% more than in the prior-year period.  June sales of 34,894 units in that region were also at a new record level, up 5%. Of tha...
Sales of electric, hybrid cars grow at three-digit pace in Mexico
Last April, 916 hybrid or full electric vehicles were sold in the Mexican market, an increase of 111.5% if compared to the fourth month of 2016. From that figure, 25 units were full electric, while the remaining 891 vehicles were hybrids versions, according to data from the Mexican Automotive Indust...