Category: Automotive

Navistar to Build Electric Trucks in TX

SAN ANTONIO – The Navistar International Corp electric trucks will be built on the same assembly line than the diesel models in a new plant in San Antonio, Texas, during the spring 2022, the company said “San Antonio will be capable of...

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GM and Nikola Partners to Make Electric Pickup Trucks

General Motors is taking a stake in electric vehicle maker Nikola Corp in a deal that will eventually deliver US$4 billion in benefits to GM as it commercializes its EV technology The partnership, a 10-year agreement, will ultimately reduce...

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Long lines to register ‘chocolate cars’ in Tijuana

TIJUANA – The city of Tijuana has been handing out 100 chips daily to people who want to register their so-called “chocolate cars,” vehicles purchased in the United States but not registered in Mexico Many people south of the border, in...

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California ready to pull the plug on gas vehicles

CALIFORNIA - California will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks in 15 years, Gov Gavin Newsom announced, establishing a timeline in the nation's most populous state that could force US automakers to shift...

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Baja California registers disinvestments in the automotive industry

BAJA CALIFORNIA – The automotive sector in Baja California registered disinvestments for US$1754 million, according to the National Registry of Foreign Investment (RNIE) of the federal Ministry of Economy (Secon) RNIE data indicates that Baja...

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Baja California Aims to Legalize Auto-Chocolates by Decree

BAJA CALIFORNIA – Authorities in Baja California have proposed a decree to legalize about 700,000 “auto-chocolates” or vehicles illegally imported into the country from the United States The proposal is pending approval of a deal between...

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Prince Manufacturing and Tomcar Partner to Produce a Vehicle

PHOENIX – Prince Manufacturing has entered into an agreement with Phoenix-based Tomcar to produce Tomcar TX model multipurpose vehicle The Tomcar TX is a highly functional, extremely durable, and highly versatile machine that is ideal for use...

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Waymo autonomous trucks begin Texas testing

TEXAS – Waymo Via, the delivery side of Alphabet’s self-driving vehicle business, has commenced Class 8 truck testing out of the Dallas-Fort Wort area, with runs to El Paso Drivers of the Peterbilt 579 trucks, which are outfitted with an...

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California leads state drive for zero-emission fleet transport

CALIFORNIA – This summer, California announced a plan that could significantly reshape all levels of the transportation industry from manufacturing and logistics to electric vehicle charging infrastructure On June 2020, the California Air...

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José Zozaya is appointed as executive president of AMIA

MEXICO – José Zozaya, former CEO of Kansas City Southern of México (KCSM) was appointed this Monday as the new executive president of the Mexican Association of the Automotive Industry (AMIA) He’s now replacing Eduardo Solís, who left...

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