Mexico has become a growth pole for automobile production in North America over the last ten years; helped by a competitive currency, low labour rates and, crucially, the impact of NAFTA. As part of Latin America, the country looks south as well as to the 'colossus to the north'. Arturo Elias, President, General Motors de Mexico, spoke exclusively to Marc Scheinman on behalf of just-auto, about prospects for Mexico's auto industry, vehicle market and GM de Mexico.