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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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Novares opens third plant in Chihuahua to supply plastics to BMW and Ford

28 Feb 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Novares has opened its third production plant in Chihuahua, taking its Mexican factory total to five.

Mexico preparing proposal for NAFTA auto sector rules

22 Feb 2018 | Dave Leggett

Mexico is preparing a proposal concerning the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) rules of origin for the automotive sector, ahead of the seventh round of negotiations set to begin next week.

Toray holds opening ceremony for Mexico subsidiary

1 Feb 2018 | Simon Warburton

Toray Industries says its Advanced Textile Mexico (TAMX) subsidiary, has held an opening ceremony to open its new airbag, nylon fibre, fabric and distribution site in the Central American country.

Chassis International to start Mexico production

15 Jan 2018 | Simon Warburton

Chassis Brakes International will start production of brake calipers and rotors at a new plant in Queretaro, Mexico this year.

Leoni opens new Mexican wiring systems plant in Merida

1 Dec 2017 | Simon Warburton

Leoni has opened a new Mexican wiring systems plant in Merida, which will serve customers headquartered in Asia and the US with the supplier recruiting around 2,600 people for the new facility.

Eaton Cummins introduces new transmission for Mexican commercial trucks

17 Nov 2017 | Simon Warburton

Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has introduced a new fuel economy-focused calibration specifically designed to meet and exceed the distinctive demands of the Mexican commercial trucking industry.

Another NAFTA round of negotiations underway

15 Nov 2017 | Dave Leggett

A fifth round of negotiations on rules governing NAFTA trading relations get underway today, with participants focused on arrangements for automotive trade between member countries.

Solvay starts engineering plastics production in Mexico

26 Oct 2017 | Simon Warburton

Solvay Performance Polyamides has started production of engineering plastics in San Luis Potosí, Mexico.

Webasto expands convertible roofs plant in Puebla

23 Oct 2017 | Simon Warburton

Webasto is investing more than EUR2.5m (US$2.94m) in the expansion of its Mexican plant for convertible roofs in Puebla.

Saint-Gobain to build new flat glass plant in Mexico

27 Jun 2017 | Simon Warburton

Saint-Gobain is to start a new flat glass (float) production line in Saltillo, Mexico, scheduled to come on stream at the beginning of 2020, manufacturing glass for the automotive and construction sectors.

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