Americas

Nissan: No Plans to Bring Terra SUV to U.S.

October 01, 2018 at 12:56 PM

Countering ongoing speculation, Nissan Motor Co. officials say the company has no plans to offer its new Terra midsize SUV in the U.S.

Mexico’s Vehicle Production Plateaus

September 10, 2018 at 3:16 PM

Mexico built a record 369,500 light-duty vehicles last month, up only 1,400 units from August 2017, industry group AMIA reports.

Pay Hike Averts VW Strike in Mexico

August 20, 2018 at 4:40 PM

Volkswagen AG has sidestepped a strike at its giant assembly complex in Puebla, Mexico, with a pay hike and richer benefits, Reuters reports.

U.S.-Mexico Trade Talks to Continue Next Week

August 17, 2018 at 5:30 PM

U.S. and Mexican negotiators say they are making good progress in talks to update the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement and will continue discussions next week.

Mexico’s Auto Production Slips

August 07, 2018 at 12:26 AM

Mexico’s output of cars in July declined 4%, and exports—excluding Nissan—dropped 6%, according to industry trade group AMIA.

Report: Ford May Sell South American Operations

August 02, 2018 at 6:07 PM

Ford Motor Co. is considering an exit from the South American market, sources tell Bloomberg News.

Production, Exports Rise in Mexico

July 10, 2018 at 1:30 AM

Mexico’s output of cars and light trucks rose 1% to 349,200 units in June, but domestic sales fell 6% to 119,700 units, according to industry group AMIA.

Mexico’s New President Backs NAFTA Talks

July 09, 2018 at 9:10 AM

Mexico President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he will support the government’s current trade position in its trilateral NAFTA talks with Canada and the U.S.

Hella Expands Mexican Operations

June 25, 2018 at 10:15 AM

Germany’s Hella KGaA Hueck & Co. has opened a new electronics plant in Apaseo el Grande, Mexico.

Alcoa, Rio Tinto Partner on Carbon-Free Aluminum Process

May 11, 2018 at 10:51 AM

Alcoa Corp. and Rio Tinto Group are forming a joint venture to further develop and commercialize Alcoa’s carbon-free aluminum smelting process.

VW to Launch its First SUV in Brazil Next Year

April 04, 2018 at 5:24 PM

Volkswagen AG says it will spend 2 billion reais ($599 million) to launch production of its all-new T-Cross small SUV/crossover vehicle in Brazil.

Toyota Unveils Flex-Fuel Hybrid for Brazil

March 20, 2018 at 2:29 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. has developed a prototype Prius hybrid with a flex-fuel engine that can run on gasoline or ethanol.