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Mexico venture in the works for Daimler and Nissan?

According to a Reuters report, Daimler, the parent company of automaker Mercedes-Benz, has signed a new pact with Nissan, which will involve the creation of a new joint venture in Mexico that will produce new vehicles for Mercedes and Nissan’s Infiniti brand. Sources have said that the deal at this point entails Nissan manufacturing the next-gen GLA at the company’s Aguascalientes facility, which is also set to produce new Infiniti models. This would extend the cooperation between the two automotive companies, as Mercedes-Benz already has an existing pact with the Renault-Nissan Alliance, with engines, plants, and automotive platforms and technologies being shared between the automakers. Of course, both of the… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz CLA May Be Manufactured In Mexico

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz CLA compact car may be manufactured at the factory in Mexico that is operated by Nissan by 2018. This was revealed recently by Daimler Chairman Dieter Zetsche. Mercedes-Benz has a joint venture with the Japanese automaker. Zetsche added that the decision in manufacturing the compact car will be finalized early next year. Reports had indicated that the production of the CLAs will be moved from Hungary to Mexico to guard against fluctuations in currency. The CLA is expected to be the volume model of the company for the US market, which makes moving production of the vehicle to North America practical. The plant will be expanded by… Continue Reading »


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