Automotive News

Ford rules out staff reductions in Mexico
Ford Mexico does not have plans to cut down on staff or anticipate worker's retirement in Mexico to reduce staff. The assembler disclosed a plan to eliminate 1,400 job positions between North America and the Asia-Pacific region, but the Mexico division ruled out this possibility. Ford Mexico mention...
New Ford CEO defends cancellation of Mexican plant
Ford’s new CEO Jim Hackett said at a press conference he had nothing to do with the decision to cancel a US$ 1.6 billion auto plant the company was building in central Mexico. As CEO of office furniture manufacturer Steelcase Inc., Hackett oversaw the opening of two plants in Mexico in 2011. Now...
German investment continues in Mexico
The German ambassador in Mexico, Viktor Elbling, revealed that this European country is committed to continue investing in Mexico and is taking a responsibility to raise the bar for investment programs and establishing businesses in Mexican lands. Elbling assured that Germany has over US$35 billion ...
VW Puebla plant tools up for production of the all-new 2018 Jetta
After seven years manufacturing the Jetta A6 at its Puebla facility, Volkswagen prepares to cease production of the current model to pave the way for the new version of which two units are already built daily to test reliability of the product and make proper adjustments to the assembly line. The G...
ProMexico announces creation of a National Automotive Corridor
The Federal Government has plans to create a National Corridor of the Automotive Industry, to connect the Bajio region to the Northern region, to reach markets in the U.S. and Asia and thus strengthen the automotive sector in Mexico, assured Paolo Carreño King, General Director of ProMexico. He men...