This is how auto sales ended up in North America in 2018
Total North America auto sales were around 20.74 million light vehicles, of which 3.3 million units were manufactured in Mexico, representing a 15.9% share. Mexico total auto production in 2018 was 3.9 million cars and light trucks, which means the remaining 0.6 million units were exported to marke...
Mexico auto exports reach new record high in 2018
Last December, global automakers with operations in Mexico exported 275,045 light vehicles, which is a record volume for a last month of the year and a 2.3% increase compared to same period of 2017, according to data from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi). Same data suggest...
Official figures claim Mexico's auto production fell in 2018, but key data is missing
Auto plants established in Mexico built 237,677 light vehicles during December, such figure represents a 9.7% decline compared to same month of 2017, says data from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi). However, those figures still do not take into account the production of Mer...
Here’s how sales of Mexico-made cars ended up in the US market during 2018
Another year went by and demand for light trucks strengthened above that of sedan vehicles. Some automotive companies, such as GM, saw this trend and reacted in a timely manner to reconfigure the production of their Mexican plants to meet demand, which was reflected positively in their annual result...
Two out of three auto execs surveyed in poll expect cost increases due to USMCA rules
Two thirds of automotive executives surveyed in a poll believe production costs will increase as result of the new trade rules proposed in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). More than half, a 58%, expect these increases to result in higher prices for consumers.  The 41% of the officials sai...

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