Most Mexico-made vehicles made it to 2019 Consumer Guide Best Buy Awards
Nearly every Mexico-made vehicle that is marketed in the U.S. made it to the 2019 Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Awards. In fact, only the Volkswagen Beetle, the Fiat 500 and the Dodge Journey were left out, while the rest made their way to their respective categories. Each year Consumer Guide...
Retooling of Mazda plant in Guanajuato will enable the facility to build crossovers
Mazda Motor Corporation confirmed to AutoNews (subscription required) that retooling its plant in Salamanca, Guanajuato, will begin in early 2019 to build the next-generation Mazda3. What’s even more interesting here is that the upgrade will enable the assembly facility in Central Mexico to manufa...
KIA to cease production work of Forte hatchback in Nuevo Leon
KIA Motos México will cease production of the hatchback version of the Forte in its Pesqueria, Nuevo Leon plant, to focus on the production of the Rio, both in sedan and hatchback, and in the revamped version of the Forte, which is currently built only in its sedan version. According to a report b...
Volkswagen Trucks and Buses to expand production capacity in Queretaro
Volkswagen Trucks and Buses revealed plans to expand its operations in Mexico. For this purpose, the company plans to inaugurate a new production line in its factory in Queretaro in the first quarter of 2019. The new structure will serve to resume the assembly of MAN bus chassis with specifications...
Auto industry contributed with 3.7% of the national GDP in 2017
In 2017, the automotive industry in Mexico contributed with 3.7% of the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and 20.2% of manufacturing GDP, being the second economic activity with the highest participation in the sector, after of the food industry. All this in accordance with the document “Know...

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