Audi to inaugurate its Mexican plant on September 30
On September 30 by midday, the Audi Board of Management will be opening its Audi car plant in Puebla, Mexico, the first production facility on the North American continent. The event will be broadcast live on the Internet and via SmartTV, according to a press release. In addition to the recordin...
Soon-to-be-built in Mexico Audi Q5 revealed in Paris
Soon-to-be-built in Mexico, the redesigned Audi Q5 made its debut at the 2016 Paris auto show bound to be lighter, more dynamic and more fuel-efficient that the model it replaces. The Q5 has lost as much as 198 pounds compared with the outgoing model, according to Audi, in spite of a half-inch in...
Detroit-based Piston Group buys Takata's automotive interior business
Takata Corporation, a leading global supplier of automotive safety systems, announced that it has sold its subsidiary, Irvin Automotive Products Inc., to Detroit entrepreneur and former NBA star Vinnie Johnson, chairman and CEO of the Piston Group, in an all-cash transaction. Terms of the transact...
Nuevo Leon Automotive Cluster to boost local supply chain
The Automotive Cluster of Nuevo Leon (CLAUT) and the Ministry of Economy (SE) started up a national pilot project to replace imported auto parts, which will be provided by small and medium businesses. Manuel Montoya, General Director of the CLAUT, detailed that the expectation is to have sales of...
Soon to be built in Mexico, new Jeep Compass officially unveiled
Fiat Chrysler's Jeep brand unveiled a redesigned Jeep Compass compact SUV at a factory in Brazil Monday night. The new Compass replaces a model that was introduced about a decade ago and had fallen far behind rivals in what is now the largest segment of the U.S. auto market. It also will replace ...

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