Manufacturing News

Seat will use Mexico as gateway to Latin America and is evaluating to produce vehicles here
Seat is planning to open a regional commercial office in Mexico before this year ends,  to design and promote its Latin America’s expansion, one of the main objectives of the automotive firm. The company is studying the possibility of producing in the area, to reduce costs and administrative obst...
Inteva opened auto part plant in Guanajuato
Inteva, a component and automotive systems manufacturer based out of the US, inaugurated in Silao, Guanajuato, its sixth plant in Mexico. The new factory, which measures 27,000 square meters, will make interior systems, although it could increase its production capacity to four Inteva product lines,...
Assemblers attracted by high quality labor force
Even though it is said that the low cost of the Mexican labor force is its only attractive for the automotive industry, experts are pointing out that it is also qualified labor force, which has gained experience with the years. Nowadays, Mexico is the seventh largest vehicle producer in the world, a...
Volkswagen production at Puebla facility increases 10% from January through August
From January through August, Volkswagen built 322,831 vehicles at the Puebla assembly plant, an increase of 10.1% compared to the 293,285 units from the same eight-month period from a year ago. Last month alone, production reached 46,970 vehicles, up 3.5% compared to August 2016, revealed local medi...
Germany’s Knorr-Bremse Group to manufacture train brakes in Coahuila
A Munich-based manufacturer builds a manufacturing facility at the Server Industrial Park in Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, local media reported in recent days. Knorr-Bremse Group is the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems and supplier of additional sub-systems for rail and commercial vehicl...