Auto parts firm starts operations in Tlaxcala

Authorities form the State of Tlaxcala and investors from the automotive sector inaugurated the first stage of operations of the iSi Automotive plant, located in the Municipality of Cuapiaxtla, where air bags will be manufactured, for the Jetta vehicles of the Volkswagen plant in Puebla, and it is expected to reach a production of 2.5 million accessories within four years. US$6.26 million were invested during this first stage, with expectations to expand into two other buildings, which will generate new employment sources that might peak at 600 in 2020.