Automotive News

Mexico’s automotive sector reaches record trade surplus from January through May
Mexico’s automotive trade balance reached historic surplus levels of US$ 27.2 billion in the first five months of the year, representing a growth of 11.3% over the same period of 2016, according to official data. The overall trade balance reported a US$ 2.97 billion deficit during those five month...
Automotive providers in Queretaro, prepared for the change in the Toyota production
Automotive providers in Queretaro are ready for the changes in the production from the Toyota automotive plant which will be located at the Apaseo el Grande community. Due to excessive demand of the Tacoma pick up, the national market has raised the prices of this type of vehicles, and hence the dec...
Kia planning to assemble another model in NL
Besides producing its Forte and Rio models and the Accent for Hyundai, its sister company,  the automotive assembler Kia will manufacture more of its catalog at the Pesqueria plant in the future. According to a spokesperson, Kia is planning to produce yet another model from its catalog in Mexico th...
GM adds turbo-diesel engine to the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox
General Motors Company announced that the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox will offer an EPA-certified 39 mpg on the highway (for the front wheel drive model) with a new 1.6L turbo-diesel engine. That number is expected to top the segment in highway fuel economy, with greater highway mileage than the 2017 To...
Honda’s transmission plant in Celaya reaches 500,000 units milestone
Last week, the Honda transmission plant located in Celaya, Guanajuato, produced the continuously variable transmission (CVT) number 500,000, a milestone reached in less than two years. The factory started operations in October 2015. The transmissions manufactured in this plant are featured in the C...