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Donald Trump has its eyes set on Ford

Donald Trump has its eyes set on Ford

GOP candidate Donald Trump has been targeting the US automakers for their plans to set up new plants or relocate work from the US towards south of the border, in Mexico. Trump continued to highlight Ford as a Detroit maker that has plans to build a new assembly facility in […]

US: Ford takes commercial truck production home

US: Ford takes commercial truck production home

Ford Motor Co., the second largest US automaker will start production of its medium-duty F-650 and F-750 commercial trucks at a factory in Ohio, taking the production of the models from Mexico to the US for the first time ever. The shift is targeting the 41-year-old plant in Avon Park, […]

US: automotive imports hit record level

US: automotive imports hit record level

During the first six months of the year the level of US auto imports have reached a historical record and look ready to post even higher results for the full year period. The all-time record imports also come amid a resurgence in automotive plant investments by a wide array of […]

Ford moves workload abroad

Ford moves workload abroad

Turning small cars profitable in the U.S. is not an easy task and Ford Motor Co. is here to stand for that. The automaker announced that its Michigan factory which assembles the small Ford Focus and the C-Max wagon will end production of these vehicles in 2018, as a new […]

Ferrari 360 Modena gets ruined in Mexico

Ferrari 360 Modena gets ruined in Mexico

It’s not a drug-related incident but it is affecting one supercar which has a pretty good chance of becoming a classic. The newest incident involving an exotic vehicle is coming all the way from Mexico and it is “starring” a Ferrari 360 Modena. According to the guys from WreckedExotics, the […]

Journalist flips BMW i8 in Mexico

Journalist flips BMW i8 in Mexico

And no, the local drug cartels have nothing to do with it, I think! Mexico is a country of extremes, you have your middle class, the poor farmers and the wealthy drug lords. Usually news from this part of the world are using the word “sicario” a lot but this […]

Booming auto market attracting investors to Mexico

Booming auto market attracting investors to Mexico

Interested investors have stayed clear of the automotive industry for years after the Great Recession, but the recent international boom of certain countries, such as Mexico or Spain, has rekindled sagging interest. For example, when it comes to Mexico a huge opportunity arises today as Nemak SAB will incur a […]

Mexico could win the automotive employment war

Mexico could win the automotive employment war

The NAFTA region has the United States, Canada and Mexico under one commercial umbrella, but the countries are active combatants when it comes to securing automotive investments and creating new jobs. Today Mexico looks set to be the auto industry “princess”, Canada is fighting for the survival of its manufacturing […]

Recent Mexico investments anger the UAW union

Recent Mexico investments anger the UAW union

Last Friday the second largest automaker – Ford Motor – announced it would further invest $2.5 billion in Mexico to start the assembly of a new generation of high mileage engines and transmissions, delivering in the process 3,800 new jobs. General Motors not long ago also decided it would spend […]