Volkswagen adds two special colors to the 2019 Beetle’s Final Edition
The Final Edition of the iconic Volkswagen Beetle will have two special colors, badging and wheels, the German automaker announced. Current generation of the Beetle debuted in 2011 as the 2012 model year and its production will end in July at the company’s assembly plant in Puebla, Mexico. The 20...
Ford Fiesta to offer less content for last model year in the US market
As the 2019 model year becomes the last of the Ford Fiesta in the U.S. market, the subcompact car is getting a few changes, starting with the deletion of the range-topping Titanium trim level from the 4-door Sedan and 5-door Hatch. In addition, the 5-door Hatch in the S trim level will now be availa...
Ford tests small pickup prototype likely to be built in Cuautitlan
Cleverly disguised as a van, Ford’s new small pickup truck was recently spotted during test drives at the company’s campus in Michigan. The vehicle, which will slot under the midsize Ranger, will be manufactured at the Cuautitlan assembly plant, according to reports that first surfaced last Summ...
Chinese automaker BAIC says project for Mexico plant still on
Officials of the Chinese automaker BAIC were in Mexico in recent days and reiterated their intention to start the construction of a manufacturing plant in 2020, the group’s first in the Americas. The facility would begin operations in 2022 to produce both electric and internal combustion vehicles ...
Nissan to lay off 1,000 workers at Aguascalientes, Cuernavaca plants
Due to the decrease in sales in both Mexico and the United States, Nissan Mexicana will lay off 1,000 employees at the Aguascalientes and Cuernavaca plants. The dismissals will begin in January and are aimed to workers in the production line, the Japanese automaker said in a statement. “In respo...

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