11 November, 2016

German automakers uneasy after Trump elected 

Volkswagen’s chief executive and German auto industry association VDA have expressed concerns the election of Donald Trump as United States…

10 November, 2016

Constellation Brands shares fall on election aftermath

Shares of Constellation Brands, parent company of Mexican import beers like Corona and Modelo, plummeted Wednesday after Donald Trump’s surprising…

10 November, 2016

KIA reaches new incentive agreement with Nuevo Leon authorities

Even though the KIA facility in Pesqueria, Nuevo Leon is up and running, the Government of the State of Nuevo…

8 November, 2016

Here’s how auto sales went over the NAFTA region during October

Auto sales in the U.S. market fell 5.8 percent in October, marking the first time since the beginning of the…

8 November, 2016

Mexican auto exports rose 4% in October; domestic sales increased 14.6%

Mexican auto industry produced 328,490 units and exported 255,115 light vehicles in October. That’s a 0.5% increase for the first…

8 November, 2016

El Paso-based Mount Franklin Foods acquires candy making facility in SC

Mount Franklin Foods, a leading North American manufacturer of high-quality candy and nut products, acquired its first candy making facility…

8 November, 2016

Toyota, Mazda looking for alliance to develop electric vehicles

Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. are involved in talks to¬†cooperate on electric vehicles and connected cars,¬†Automotive News¬†site reported…

8 November, 2016

Nelson Global and Tube Specialties merge businesses; two Mexican plants involved

Nelson Global Products Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of tubular and exhaust products for commercial vehicle…

7 November, 2016

Hella develops in-seating ambient lighting concept at Jalisco design center

German autoparts supplier Hella is working on technology that can integrate ambient lighting into vehicle seating aiming to help original…

Italy-based Enel Group connects 229MW of wind capacity to Mexican grid

7 November, 2016

Mexican unit of energy firm Enel connected in recent days 229MW of wind capacity to the state-operated national electricity grid,…

Season Group’s Reynosa facility achieves TS16949 certification

7 November, 2016

Season Group’s operation in Reynosa, Mexico, has been formally awarded TS16949 approval, the electronics manufacturing services company announced in a…

Rongtai Group builds facility in Guanajuato for aluminum smelting operations

4 November, 2016

Rongtai Group started building its production facility¬†at the industrial park Las Colinas Leon, becoming the first project arriving to Guanajuato…

Toyota tests next generation Corolla to be built in Mexico

4 November, 2016

Toyota started¬†testing the next-generation Corolla, spy shots published by Autoevolution news site¬†revealed. The 2019 Toyota Corolla, presumably in the early…

Eaton to expand two facilities in Juarez

4 November, 2016

Electric components manufacturer Eaton will expand operations in two of its three plants located in Juarez, Chihuahua, during late 2016…

MEXICONOW Issue 85

4 November, 2016

Nov – Dec 2016

Frisa opens US$ 150 million specialty steel facility

3 November, 2016

Steel products manufacturer Frisa inaugurated its specialty mill in Garcia, Nuevo Leon. The project opened 250 jobs directly. The US$…

Preferred Compounding to open second plant in San Luis Potosi

3 November, 2016

Custom mixed rubber compounds supplier Preferred Compounding Corporation is increasing its Mexican production and warehousing facilities by more than 70…

Germany-based Nordex to build wind farm in Tamaulipas

3 November, 2016

German-based wind turbine supplier Nordex announced an agreement to build a 168-MW wind power plant for Acciona Energia in the…

American Axle acquires Metaldyne Performance for US$ 3.3 billion, three Mexican plants included

3 November, 2016

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM) and Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. (MPG) announced a definitive merger agreement under which…

Electronic manufacturing services provider Key Tronic announces quarterly results

3 November, 2016

Electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider Key Tronic Corporation announced its results for the quarter ended October 1, 2016. For the…

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