Supply Chain News

Mexican sales of hybrid, electric cars up 141% from January through May
Last May, the sale of hybrid and electric vehicles amounted to 845 units, which represented a 94.7% increase compared to same month of the previous year, according to figures by the Mexican Association of the Automotive Industry (AMIA for its acronym in Spanish). In its monthly report, with a one-m...
Jalisco attracts two auto supplier projects, bids for assembly plant
According to Jalisco’s Secretary of Economic Development, Jose Palacios, soon will be announced the arrival of two suppliers of the automotive sector. Meanwhile, the state is competing for the installation of a new assembly plant from an automaker which is considering Mexico among other countries,...
Spain-based auto supplier to set up operations in Matamoros, official says
A Spain-based company from the automotive sector will set up operations in Matamoros, Tamaulipas. The amount of investment in this venture was not revealed, but it is expected to create more than 800 jobs in its first stage, said the city’s Secretary of Economic Development and Employment, Arturo ...
Solder materials supplier AIM reaffirms clean industry status for its Juarez facility
AIM, a global manufacturer of solder assembly materials for the electronics industry, announced that its Juarez, Mexico facility successfully completed the recertification process for the Industria Limpia (clean industry) status, bestowed by the Procuraduría Federal de Protección al Ambiente (PROF...
Chevron and its gasoline with Techron have arrived in Hermosillo
One of the largest oil brands in the world, Chevron Corporation, from the US, announced its arrival into the fuel market in Mexico, with the upcoming inauguration of its first service station in Hermosillo, Sonora. A press release outlined an alliance with a local network of service stations to part...