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Assemblers supporting sales of Hitachi Cable Queretaro
Hitachi Cable Queretaro (HCQ) has started working together with Mazda and Honda assemblers to boost sales, said Ivan Arturo Valdez Salgado, Management Director of the Corporation. Valdez Salgado mentioned that the company will also associate with Tesla, mainly in the electronics segment, thus prospe...
Bosch to open a US$ 80 million plant in Queretaro by the end of year
German auto supplier Bosch works the details to start operations at a new production site in Queretaro, central Mexico, by the end of this year after a US$ 80 million investment, company officials revealed. While the facility will focus on the production of steering systems, it was conceived consid...
Continental to triple capacity at Tlalnepantla facility next year
Continental announced plans to expand its ContiTech Tlalnepantla plant, located in the state of Mexico, due to estimations this facility will nearly three-fold its sales by 2018 to more than US$ 114 million. The German auto supplier manufactures high pressure hoses for air conditioning, hydraulic s...
US authorities open inquiry over faulty component made by Continental
A recent recall by Volkswagen Group to replace a faulty fuel pump flange has prompted a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) investigation into other automakers that apparently used the same part supplied by German manufacturer Continental. Continental Automotive notified several ...
Lear Corp. opens harnesses plant in Matamoros, Coahuila
Lear Corporation started this week the first phase of operations at a new facility in Matamoros, Coahuila, to manufacture harnesses.  Just half of the 300,000 square-feet facility is occupied, but the company expects to operate the plant at full capacity by the end of this year. Around 1,200 work...