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MARKET SNAPSHOT: Sluggish demand in Mexico

14 May 2010 | Business Monitor International

Although Mexican autos demand looks set for a positive growth in 2010, any expectation that demand in domestic recovery is likely to be swift will receive a blow, thanks to a number of regulatory and economic factors which will act as a deterrent to growth during the forecast period.


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VW Mexico ready to go on 15 June

2 Jun 2020 | Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen's Mexican unit said it was ready to restart operations in the states of Puebla and Guanajuato on 15 June after activity was idled in late March due to the coronavirus pandemic.


GM gradually restarts in Mexico as Lear readies for return

22 May 2020 | Graeme Roberts

General Motors on Thursday said it was gradually restarting the transmission and engine lines at its Mexican facilities in Silao and Ramos Arizpe, while supplier Lear also geared up for production.


GM Mexico chief revs up suppliers

18 May 2020 | Graeme Roberts

The president of General Motors' Mexican unit reportedly has advised suppliers to prepare to resume operations after the Mexican government said the automotive industry could exit the coronavirus lockdown before 1 June with adequate safety measures.


Gentherm to shutter Burlington facility

6 Mar 2020 | Simon Warburton

Gentherm is to close its Burlington, Canada facility, and transfer electronics manufacturing from Acuña, Mexico.


ZKW expands Mexico factory

16 Dec 2019 | Simon Warburton

ZKW is to expand its plant in Silao, Mexico by 19,000 square metres of production space by the end of 2020 and double staffing levels by 2023.


Cooper Tire to own 100% of Mexico joint venture facility

4 Nov 2019 | Simon Warburton

Cooper Tire is planning to increase ownership in its Mexico joint venture manufacturing facility, Corporación de Occidente (COOCSA), from 58% to 100%.


Visteon opens new technical centre in Querétaro

24 Oct 2019 | Simon Warburton

Visteon has opened a new engineering center in Querétaro, Mexico.


Leoni expanding Mexico factory to produce EV cables

15 Aug 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Leoni's wire and cable division (WCS) is enlarging its factory in Cuauhtemoc, Mexico, by 7,000sq m with the option for a further 3,000sq m to increase capacity to produce EV charging cables and Hivocar high voltage cables for vehicles.


CIE acquires Mexico Maquinados and Cortes de Precision

28 Jun 2019 | Simon Warburton

CIE Automotive has acquired 100% of the share capital of Maquinados de Precisión de México and Cortes de Precisión de Mexico.


BMW opens new car plant in Mexico

7 Jun 2019 | Graeme Roberts

BMW has officially opened its new automotive plant in San Luis Potosi in Mexico.



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