Category: Automotive

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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Big Auto Manufacturer Expands in Baja California

BAJA CALIFORNIA – A leading manufacturer of automobile wheels plans to invest US$70 million expanding operations in Baja California, state officials announced The multinational “Prime Wheel Mexico” plans to expand its production of...

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Coahuila’s automotive assemblers are about to reach 100% of their production

MONTERREY – The assembly plants located in Coahuila are about to reach 100% of their production and have helped the state achieve a quick economic recovery, promoting small and medium enterprises (SMEs), which have been the most affected by the...

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Robotic trucks roll through Arizona

ARIZONA – While some tech innovators have recently slowed their roll into the nascent autonomous vehicle market, one industry leader hasn’t hit the brakes and seems to be shifting gears San Diego-based TuSimple recently announced expanding...

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Nikola begins factory construction in Arizona

COOLIDGE - Nikola Motor has just celebrated the ground-breaking ceremony for its plant in Coolidge, Arizona, where the Nikola Tre and Nikola Two trucks will initially be produced Nikola CEO Trevor Milton has also revealed more about the...

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Railroad blockade affects industry in Sonora: AMF

SONORA – The railroad blockade in Sonora has affected several industries, such as automotive, cement, steel, mining and agriculture, said the Mexican Association of Railways (AMF) The AMF reported that the blockades on the railroad tracks by...

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Volatile US-Mexico auto industry disrupts border trucking capacity

MEXICO - As the coronavirus pandemic continues to hit auto supply chains hard, trucking capacity has been volatile at key ports of entry along the United States-Mexico border According to FreightWaves’ SONAR platform, in Laredo, Texas,...

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US$132 million to be invested in Juárez

JUAREZ - A Canadian off-road vehicle manufacturer is investing US$132 million in a new assembly plant that’ll bring 1,000 jobs to Juarez Quebec-based BRP said sales of its Can-Am brand vehicles have been strong despite the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Entrepreneurs ask to open automotive production at 100%

CHIHUAHUA – Entrepreneurs from Chihuahua City considered that Ford Motor Company's position on the unsustainability of the production of the plant located in the capital is a "wake-up call" for the automotive sector in the state to...

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The USMCA Era Begins with Challenges to the Border’s Automotive Industry

By Nancy J Gonzalez The North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has expired, and now the United States, Mexico & Canada Agreement (USMCA) takes its place to rule over free trade in North America USMCA came into effect on July 1,...

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