Are Cars Made In Mexico Reliable?

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Are Cars Made In Mexico Reliable?
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If you’re concerned about the reliability and quality of your next car, you’re likely analyzing a number of different factors, including where the car was produced. With a large number of cars being made in Mexico, should you expect less than stellar reliability or quality from these vehicles? Continue Reading...

Why Are Cars Being Built In Mexico?

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Why Are Cars Being Built In Mexico?
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  It was recently announced that the next generation Toyota Corolla will be built in Mexico, marking yet another major automaker that will move the production of its high-volume vehicles to south of the border. So why are more cars being built in Mexico? Continue Reading...

Aston Martin Won’t Go Downmarket to Chase Sales

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Aston Martin Won’t Go Downmarket to Chase Sales
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The Aston Martin brand is known for its high-dollar sports cars but will its lineup ever become more diverse? Continue Reading...

10 German Vehicles NOT Built in Germany

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10 German Vehicles NOT Built in Germany
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Cultural stereotypes aside, Germany is known for its advanced technology, engineering prowess and top-quality manufacturing. The land of beer, bratwurst and BMW is especially famed for its automobiles, which are renowned the world over for their driving dynamics and Autobahn-proven performance. Continue Reading...

Why Your Next Set of Tires May be Made from Weeds

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Why Your Next Set of Tires May be Made from Weeds
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When it comes to the auto industry, oil isn’t the only thing imported from foreign countries and subject to supply issues and price spikes. The same is true of the rubber in your car’s tires, though a solution could lie in a simple, resilient weed that grows freely across the American southwest. Continue Reading...

Canada’s Auto Sector Losing Ground To Mexico

Canada’s Auto Sector Losing Ground To Mexico
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Automobile manufacturing is a big part of the Canadian economy. 10 percent of the country’s manufacturing output is related to the auto industry. Things have been changing for a few years already, and the future is not looking good for Canada.  Thanks to their lower labor rates and production costs, more and more car companies… Continue Reading...

Saab 9-4X May Be The World’s Rarest New Vehicle

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Saab 9-4X May Be The World’s Rarest New Vehicle
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An article in Automotive News proposed that the Saab 9-4X crossover may be the world’s rarest new vehicle on sale. Although Saab had planned to sell between 15,000 and 20,000 examples globally this year (with half of sales conducted in the United States), a mere 194 have been sold through October in the United States…. Continue Reading...

Chrysler Called Out On “Imported From Detroit” Campaign

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Chrysler Called Out On “Imported From Detroit” Campaign
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We’ve all seen them. The “Imported from Detroit” ads that Chrysler is flooding the market with. Some people think it is a clever way to gain favor with Chrysler’s home audience, others simply do not like the ads themselves. Nomatter how you feel about them, one thing is clear – they are kind of misleading. A recent… Continue Reading...

Chicago Ford Plant Gives Early ‘No’ To New Pact

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Chicago Ford Plant Gives Early ‘No’ To New Pact
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Local 551 of Chicago’s Ford Plant gave a resounding “no” to the new four-year labor contract. Local 551 represents about 6 percent of Ford’s United Auto Workers (UAW) employees and according to  secretary-treasurer Scott Houldieson of Local 551, the two-tier pay scale was one of the biggest reasons the plant’s workers voted against it. The… Continue Reading...

Mazda To Open Mexico Production Facility By 2014

Mazda To Open Mexico Production Facility By 2014
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As the European and U.S. suffer from an economy of alarming volatility, automakers are constantly seeking emerging markets to attain sustainable growth. Mazda, introducing its automobiles in Mexico only six years ago, have now established a new production facility, in joint venture with Sumitomo Corporation, in Salamanca, Mexico. According to Mazda CEO Takashi Yamanouchi, “Since… Continue Reading...

Fiat Asks Chrysler To Increase Freemont Production

Fiat Asks Chrysler To Increase Freemont Production
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Fiat has asked Chrysler to boost Freemont output after European demand soars for the rebadged Dodge Journey. Last June, with the Freemonts introduction, Fiat hoped to sell 13,000 of the minivans this year, however the automaker has already collected 15,700 orders. Fiat planned to sell 33,000 Freemonts in 2012 and as a result, Fiat was… Continue Reading...

Another Reason To Move To Canada, Used Vehicles From Mexico To Be Allowed In Near Future

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Another Reason To Move To Canada, Used Vehicles From Mexico To Be Allowed In Near Future
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If you have been contemplating moving to Canada, this news might just be enough to push you across the border. According to a report by Canada’s Minister of Transport, Chuck Strahl, under the NAFTA agreement, used vehicles from Mexico that can be modified to meet Canadian safety and emission requirements, would be allowed to be… Continue Reading...

Infiniti Expanding Its Global Presence By Going To Mexico

Infiniti Expanding Its Global Presence By Going To Mexico
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Nissan‘s luxury division Infiniti might have been on sale in America since 1989, but it has since spread its wings across the globe, much like Toyota’s Lexus division. You can buy Infiniti products in Canada, Europe, China, Taiwan, Korea and parts of the Middle-East, and the brand is adding Mexico to its portfolio. Beginning from… Continue Reading...

BBC Apologizes for Top Gear Remarks on Mexicans, But Says Stereotyping OK

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BBC Apologizes for Top Gear Remarks on Mexicans, But Says Stereotyping OK
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“Our own comedians make jokes about the British being terrible cooks and terrible romantics, we in turn make jokes about the Italians being disorganized and over dramatic, the French being arrogant and the Germans being over-organized,” the corporation said. Continue Reading...
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