The Compas factory, in collaboration with Nissan and Daimler in Aguascalientes, is ready to start producing its first Premium compact vehicles for Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz, with a US$1 billion investment, informed the Company. On the other hand, Volkswagen will start operating its second plant in Puebla, which will produce the Tiguan SUV. This plant had a US$1.1 billion investment. The production of vehicles made in Mexico has been growing at an average annual rate of 9% over the last ten years. Besides these two assemblers, Goodyear, the tire manufacturer, is set to start operations in April in San Luis Potosi.