FCA considers Mexico for production of electric vehicles
In the Plan 2022 of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Mexico is being considered to produce an electric vehicle, Bruno Cattori, the company's director in Mexico, recently revealed during an interview with Notimex. According to Cattori, although Sergio Marchionne, the CEO of the company, did not give...
Volkswagen Puebla halts Golf production due to issue in the stamping process
Volkswagen assembly plant in Puebla idled production of the Golf family of vehicles from Thursday June 14 to next Wednesday due to failures in the stamping equipment, employees revealed in their personal social media accounts. Some local news sites first reported that the stoppage occurred due to t...
Production of Volkswagen plant in Puebla up 5.9% during May
Last May, production of Volkswagen at its Puebla assembly plant totaled 44,311 vehicles, which represents a 5.9% increase compared to the 41,825 units from the same month of 2017, according to official data from the German automaker. From January through May, 155,835 vehicles were produced on the f...
Forecast: US tariffs on imported vehicles would cost automakers 1 million annual sales
Should the Trump administration impose tariffs on imported vehicles, U.S. auto sales could drop by somewhere between 1 and 2 million vehicles this current year alone, according to a forecast by analysis firm LMC Automotive. The projection assumes that if automakers absorb at least half the cost of ...
Steel, aluminum tariffs have already driven up General Motors costs, says CEO
Tariffs on aluminum and steel have already driven up costs in General Motors, CEO Mary Barra acknowledged Tuesday during a press conference ahead of the company’s annual shareholders meeting, local media in Detroit reported. Since trade negotiations are still incomplete, it is difficult to have t...

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