Auto sales drop 1% in the US market during January
Despite a Government shutdown that lasted almost the entire month and severe weather in the Midwest that kept consumers away from auto dealerships, light vehicle sales in the U.S. declined just 1% in January, according to estimates from AutoNews. Figures analyzed by the automotive website revealed ...
Nissan celebrates 7 years of sustainable operations in Aguascalientes
Nissan Mexicana celebrated the seventh anniversary of integrating sustainable manufacturing operations at its Aguascalientes A1 plant, which have now resulted in the assembly of 1,438,987 vehicles with the use of renewable energy. In 2012, Nissan Aguascalientes A1 became the first automotive plant ...
South Korean auto industry slides for third in a row, may soon fall behind Mexico
Auto production in South Korea fell for a third straight year after car giant Hyundai Motor moved assembly operations to India and General Motors closed a plant in the south western city of Gunsan.  Production dipped by 2% to 4.03 million vehicles last year, down from a peak of 4.66 million in 201...
KIA aims for 10% sales growth in Mexico supported by financial arm, lease program
South Korean automaker KIA expects to sell 105,000 cars in Mexico during 2019, which is an increase of more than 10% compared to last year, when it sold 94,234 units and displaced Fiat Chrysler Automobiles as the fifth best-selling car marker in the country. “This 2019 we see in a positive way, w...
2020 Toyota Yaris hatchback for the US market to be sourced from Guanajuato, says report
Current versions of the Toyota Yaris hatchback will be replaced in the U.S. market with the hatchback version of the Yaris iA sedan, a rebadged Mazda2 built in Salamanca, Guanajuato, according to Car and Driver, who cited as source Toyota spokesperson Nancy Hubbell. The rebadged version of the Mazd...

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