Volkswagen widens voluntary leave options for Puebla plant workers
A few weeks after Volkswagen offered a two-year voluntary leave plan to workers at the assembly plant in Puebla, the company unveiled new options to reduce the workforce during 2019, local press reported. In addition to a new early retirement option, Volkswagen is offering to workers from the Cuaut...
Volkswagen to build new 1.4-liter engine at Silao plant
Volkswagen will manufacture a new four-cylinder engine at its plant in Silao, Guanajuato, starting 2020, which will contribute to increase production volume at the facility to up to 40%. Julio Cesar Marin Leal, VW director of environmental management and sustainability in Mexico, said to Periódico...
Ford Cuautitlan to cease Fiesta production in August; retooling for electric car comes next
In the second half of 2019, Ford Motor Co. will stop producing the Fiesta model at the Cuautitlan plant in the State of Mexico. This is in order to retool the facility to start the production of an electric vehicle in 2020, state-owned news outlet Notimex reported. The president and CEO of the comp...
In 11 months, Audi plant exceeds overall 2017 production volume
It took 11 months of the current year for Audi Mexico to surpass the overall production volume of 2017 at its plant located in San Jose Chiapa, Puebla, data from the Inegi revealed. According to the administrative record of the automotive industry, Audi Mexico produced 163,278 SUVs Q5 from January ...
Here’s how sales of Mexico-made vehicles ended up in the US market in November
With one month left in 2018, winners and losers in terms of sales appear to be clearly defined. The public turned decisively for SUVs and crossovers and that trend severely punished sales of sedans produced in Mexico, although there were certain exceptions. The sales of the Ford Fusion are notewort...

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