Automotive News

Japan auto suppliers to invest US$ 100 million in Mexico
Japanese autoparts and materials makers will invest more than US$ 100 million over the next couple of years to open new production facilities in Mexico and take advantage of its low costs and free trade agreements with countries including the U.S., according to the Nikkei Asian Review. Bearing...
Mexico-made Honda HR-V enters 2017 with new color and green credentials
Manufactured at Honda's eighth and newest auto plant in North America, in Celaya, Mexico, the 2017 HR-V crossover arrived to North America’s dealerships with new color and green credentials, the company announced in a press release.Named 2016 Green SUV of the Year by Green Car Journal, the vehicle...
Japan-based auto supplier Fukoku inaugurates US$ 10 million plant in Guanajuato
Japan-based auto supplier Fukoku inaugurated a new US$ 10 million plant in central state on Guanajuato aiming to manufacture brake parts to the growing automotive industry. Fukoku will provide rubber pads and seals to clients like Akebono, Nissin Brake and Mitsuba, which in turn supply autoparts ...
Ford vows zero job losses in the U.S. by shifting production to Mexico
Ford said there will be zero job losses in the U.S. as a result of the new plant in Mexico. The Wayne, Michigan, plant that now builds the Focus and C-Max that will move to Mexico will instead start building other models -probably the new Ford Bronco SUV and Ranger small pickup. "Ford has been in...
Toyota invests US$ 150 million at Tijuana plant to increase production
Japanese carmaker Toyota will invest US$ 150 million at its Tijuana assembly plant to increase output of the popular Tacoma pickup to increase inventory that the company says has held back sales. The expansion will bump capacity to about 160,000 units annually in late 2017 or early 2018, from j...