Tag: Mexico

Jun 1, 2023 - 10:07 am

Volvo Buses presents electric city bus for Mexico

Volvo Buses has unveiled a new all-electric city bus for the Mexican market that will be manufactured locally. The new model is called Luminus and is available in different lengths from 9.7 to 13 metres and with battery capacities ranging from 280 to 470 kWh.

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May 16, 2023 - 10:04 am

Kia could build EVs in Mexico

Kia is looking to produce an electric model at its plant in Nuevo León, Mexico. Though the carmaker has not confirmed this, it could be the EV9.

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Apr 25, 2023 - 02:55 pm

Mini rumoured to be considering building EVs in Mexico

Mini is considering building electric cars in North America in the future to gain access to US subsidies. According to a media report, an electric crossover from Mini could go into production at BMW’s Mexican plant in San Luis Potosi in the second half of the decade.

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Apr 3, 2023 - 11:22 am

BYD launches on the Spanish market

Chinese carmaker BYD is now selling its electric cars in Spain. It will soon kick off its Atto 3 SUV, Tang SUV and Han sedan sales there. BYD also sells the models in other European countries.

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Mar 29, 2023 - 02:22 pm

Sandvik wins its third largest BEV order to date

The Swedish industrial group Sandvik has received a major order from the Canadian mining company Torex Gold Resources to supply a fleet of mining machines for the Media Luna project in Mexico, including 15 battery-electric vehicles.

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Mar 15, 2023 - 12:42 pm

BMW to release six BEVs by 2025

BMW is planning at least six model launches within 24 months for the ‘New Class’ electric cars from 2025. To this end, additional plants are to be converted for the production of these electric cars. More concrete information on the platform and the first models will be available in September.

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Mar 6, 2023 - 10:13 am

Tesla: One million EVs from Mexico?

Tesla recently announced that it is building a factory for its next generation of vehicles in Mexico. Apparently, the plant will be almost twice the size of that in Texas, even though the carmaker said that it would reduce the amount of manufacturing space needed to produce EVs in the future.

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Mar 2, 2023 - 09:55 am

Tesla announces new factory in Mexico and gives production strategy outlook

Mexico will soon be home to a new Tesla Gigafactory. The carmaker confirmed the location to build its “next-gen vehicle” at yesterday’s Investor Day at Tesla’s Gigafactory in Texas. CEO Elon Musk also gave some details about his ‘Master Plan 3’, which focuses on a renewable energy future – but much of it remains unclear.

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Feb 21, 2023 - 12:06 pm

Webasto opens new charger factory in Mexico

Automotive supplier Webasto has opened a new production facility for charging solutions in Mexico to meet the growing demand in North America. At the new plant in Guanajuato, 10,000 chargers a week are currently coming off the production lines. By the end of the year, this number is expected to double.

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Feb 20, 2023 - 01:50 pm

Mexico signs decree to nationalise lithium deposits

Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has now officially signed a decree to nationalise the lithium mined in the country. The material vital for the production of electric vehicle batteries may now only be extracted and sold by state agencies.

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Feb 6, 2023 - 08:57 am

BMW to start building EVs in Mexico

Starting in 2027, BMW is looking to build electric models of the ‘Neue Klasse’ (New Class) at its Plant in San Luis Potosí, as well as set up a local high-voltage battery assembly there. The carmaker announced that it will invest 800 million euros in the production site and create some 1,000 new jobs there.

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Feb 1, 2023 - 02:33 pm

BMW teams up with Evergo for charging network in Mexico

BMW is joining forces with Evergo in Mexico to build more than 4,000 public charging stations for electric vehicles in the country over the next five years. The companies have slated a $ 200 million investment and are looking into both AC and DC charging.

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Feb 1, 2023 - 12:16 pm

Tesla to increase investment plans until 2025

Tesla is planning to increase its capital expenditure range by one billion dollars. The money could flow into the expansion of Giga Nevada, or possibly into a new plant in Mexico, for which there is new information about a possible location.

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Jan 16, 2023 - 01:00 pm

Porsche driver takes the first Gen3 race in Mexico

At the Mexico City E-Prix, the first race with the new third-generation electric racing cars, German carmaker Porsche made a successful start to the season: The race win went to Jake Dennis from customer team Andretti ahead of Porsche works driver Pascal Wehrlein in second place. Third place went to Lucas di Grassi for Mahindra […]

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Jan 9, 2023 - 04:15 pm

GM will only build EVs in Mexican plant from 2024

General Motors wants to produce exclusively electric cars at its plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, from 2024 onwards. The revelation stems from a tweet from Mexico’s Ministry of Economy after a meeting with GM representatives.

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Dec 16, 2022 - 02:06 pm

CATL & Ford are looking at jointly operating a battery factory

CATL and Ford are considering jointly building a US factory for LFP batteries. According to an agency report, the production facility will be fully owned by Ford but operated by CATL. This could make the plant eligible for subsidies from the US government under the Inflation Reduction Act.

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Dec 16, 2022 - 01:36 pm

Tesla looks to Mexico for their next gigafactory

Tesla wants to build its next North American factory in Mexico. According to a local media report, Tesla has already bought a plot of land in Santa Catarina in the Mexican state of Nuevo León against this background.

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Dec 13, 2022 - 02:20 pm

VW to serve the US American market with more SUVs

Volkswagen’s new North American CEO, Pablo Di Si, has announced in an interview that he wants to set up his business unit more independently. He wants to more than double the market share by 2030 with new electric SUVs that are to be different from the European models.

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Nov 21, 2022 - 01:16 pm

Nidec to manufacture electric drives in Mexico

Nidec is planning to build an electric axle factory in Mexico. The company currently produces electric axles in China and Europe and wants to manufacture them in Mexico in the future in view of an expected surge in demand in North America.

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01.06.2023 10:21