Showing posts in the category of Mexico

Did You Know That A Sentra Rolls Off Nissan's Production Line In Mexico Every 55 Seconds?


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Nissan built the 200,000th vehicle at its A2 manufacturing facility located in the state of Aguascalientes, Mexico, only 16 months after production started.

GM to Build Next-Gen Cruze in Mexico As Well


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General Motors will build the next-generation Chevrolet Cruze in Mexico, the company announced on Monday. The automaker will invest $350 million to build the Cruze at the Coahuila facility, as part of a $5 billion investment in its Mexican plants announced in 2014.

McLaren Automotive Bringing Their Business to Mexico City


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McLaren Automotive is expanding their retailer network in the Americas with the opening of 'McLaren Mexico City', the brand's 31st global market.

Mazda Builds 100,000th Car at its New Plant in Mexico


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Mazda has already built 100,000 vehicles at its new plant in Mexico, 11 months after production began in January 2014. The 100,000th car built by Mazda de Mexico Vehicle Operation (MMVO) was a Mazda2 for the European market.

Fiat Strada Turns Into the Ram 700 for Mexico


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Do you live in Mexico and feel that Fiat's badge isn't manly enough for a pickup truck?

The Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) group has you covered with the launch of the sheep-badged Ram 700.

Not Even an Accident Can Stop This Guy from Talking to the Press


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There are people who love media attention and there are those who are better off away from the spot light. The man in the video you are about to watch definitely belongs to the first category, as he doesn’t appear to be camera shy at all.

Kia Announces $1 Billion Investment in New Mexico Plant to Build Compact Cars


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Kia is the latest car manufacturer to announce a new plant in Mexico, with the Korean carmaker pledging to invest approximately $1 billion (€759 billion) in the new facility.

BMW to Build New $1 Billion Plant in Mexico, Production Starts in 2019


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BMW confirmed that it will invest roughly $1 billion (€0.73 billion) to build a new plant in Mexico near the city of San Luis Potosí in the state of the same name.

Chrysler to Sell Rebadged Mitsubishi Attrage Sedan in Mexico and China


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Mitsubishi has announced it will build its global compact sedan to Chrysler’s Mexican subsidiary for sale in Mexico starting November 2014. The five-year agreement will see the car compete in the B-segment, one of the largest in the Mexican market, which represented 23 percent (250,000 units) of total vehicle sales in 2013.

BMW Expected to Announce Mexico Manufacturing Plans This Week


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Mexico appears to be the next automotive hot spot, with most major manufacturers already having or planning production bases in the North American country. Following Daimler’s and Renault-Nissan’s joint production announcement last week, rival BMW is on the verge of unveiling manufacturing plans for Mexico.

Mercedes and Infiniti Confirm Joint Production of Compact Cars in Mexico


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Confirming earlier reports, the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG have announced they are significantly expanding their cooperation with joint development of premium compact vehicles and joint production in Mexico.

Fiat Starts Building 2015 500 Abarth and 2015 500 Turbo with 6-Speed Auto in Mexico


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Fiat has announced that production of the 2015MY versions of the 500 Abarth, 500 Abarth Cabrio and 500 Turbo that are available in North America with an optional six-speed automatic transmission has begun at its plant in Toluca, Mexico, with deliveries beginning later this summer.

Mercedes and Infiniti to Announce Joint Production of Compact Cars in Mexico on Friday


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Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, and Nissan, the owner of the Infiniti luxury brand, have reportedly finalized a joint venture deal to build future Mercedes and Infiniti compact cars in Mexico.

Kia Reportedly Planning to Build First-Ever Mexican Production Facility


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Mexico seems like a really hot place to invest in automotive manufacturing right now, and Kia, having become a pretty big global name, doesn’t want to be left out. Reportedly, the South Korean firm is looking to set up a facility in Mexico that would be able to churn out 300,000 vehicles per year.

Watch Mustached-Man in Nissan Maxima Humiliate Porsche 911 Turbo


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In yet another example of appearances ultimately being deceiving, a seemingly humble man in a meek Nissan Maxima 3.5 V6 went up against a 996-generation Porsche 911 Turbo on the drag strip – purportedly in the Mexican city of Chihuahua.

Dodge Driver Under Siege Rams Protesting Students Injuring 12 in Mexico


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Warning: Some images in video below are disturbing

This could have ended worse, much, much worse. A man in Morelia, Mexico, who somehow thought it would be a good idea to challenge a large group of protesting students blocking the road, ran over 12 people on Wednesday. Both fortunately and amazingly, no one was killed, with only one woman treated for multiple (non-life threatening) traumas, and the others, for minor injuries.

Nissan and Daimler Reportedly Set Up Mexican Joint Venture to Build Next-Gen GLA, Infinitis


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Nissan and Daimler are said to have agreed on plans for a 50-50 Mexican joint venture that will produce future Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz vehicles. According to an unnamed person with knowledge of the matter cited by Reuters, the two carmakers signed a memorandum of understanding last month to create the venture.

Foolish Baja Girl Lives Another Day to Perform Another Senseless Act


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Seriously, now, here's another one of those "you can't make this kind of stuff up" stories. When attending a race, the very last place you want to be as a spectator is in the middle of the track, yet for the stupidest of all reasons, a young girl deliberately walked across the line and stood with her back facing the oncoming racecar to have her picture taken.

Honda Starts Building the 2015 Fit at its New Plant in Mexico


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Honda celebrated the production start of the redesigned 2015 Fit at its new plant in Celaya, Mexico. The event was attended by Enrique Pena Nieto, president of Mexico, and Takanobu Ito, president & CEO of Honda Motor Co.

BMW Nearing Deal to Build First Ever Plant in Mexico?


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You may remember an article posted almost two years ago, which read that BMW was looking to construct a new factory in Mexico where it would ultimately build the 3-Series as well as front-wheel drive models. In North America, the Bavarians currently only operate out of Spartanburg, South Carolina, where they build most of their X- and all of their Z-badged models.