Manufacturing News

Mexico’s automotive industry attracts 25% of FDI this year
A quarter of the foreign direct investment (FDI) that arrived in Mexico from January through September 2017 was attracted by the automotive industry, said Angel Villalobos, FDI general director at the Ministry of Economy. During the first nine months of 2017, the investment captured by the country ...
Cummins invests US$ 44 million to expand production capacity in San Luis Potosi
Diesel and natural gas engines manufacturer Cummins announced it will invest US$ 44 million to increase its production capabilities at three plants located in San Luis Potosi, where the company builds engines ranging from 4 to 10 liters of displacement.  The company produces 180 engines a day in S...
Nissan to end production of the Tiida sedan in Morelos by 2018
Nissan Mexico announced it will cease production of the Nissan Tiida at its Cuernavaca plant (CIVAC) in June 2018, 12 years after the compact car started rolling out of two Mexican facilities. The Japanese automaker started production of the Tiida in Mexico back in 2006. The hatchback version was b...
Brembo performs preliminary tests at new foundry in Nuevo Leon
Braking technology manufacturer Brembo announced it had successfully performed its first iron pour at its new foundry in Escobedo, Nuevo Leon. The 269,000 square feet facility, Brembo’s ninth foundry worldwide, will cast iron brake discs for Brembo’s nearby disc machining plant, with a melting ...
Kenworth raises production due to demand
Kenworth increased its truck production up to 60 vehicles per hour in the plant located in Mexicali, Baja California, to satisfy the Mexican, Center and South American markets. The Firm's Director, Renato Villalpando, explained that the goal to manufacture more than four trucks per hour, was set du...