Nissan weighs Mexico for North American plant

Bloomberg - Nissan Motor Co., Mexico’s largest automaker, will consider the country along with the U.S. for a new North American factory to meet demand in both nations. Nissan is already building its third plant in Mexico.

September industrial production rises 2.4%

Nasdaq - Mexico's industrial production grew by 2.4 percent in September compared to the year-ago month, on gains in manufacturing, construction, utilities and mining, the National Statistics Institute, or Inegi, said Monday.

Auto production, exports increase in October

Reuters - Mexico's automobile production rose by 17.3 percent in October compared to the same month last year, and exports were up 12.3 percent, the Mexican Auto Industry Association (AMIA) said on Wednesday.

Korean firm shut down after workplace violence

EFE - A South Korean firm in the central Mexican state of Queretaro was shuttered two weeks after a Mexican worker was attacked there by his Korean supervisor. The firm closed is Samwon Mexico - a supplier to Korean electronics giant Samsung.

Honda moving work from Mexico to South Carolina

Carolina Live - Honda of South Carolina is moving production of its side-by-side product, 2-4 person four-wheel drive off-road vehicles, from Honda Mexico to its Timmonsville plant next year.

Auto industry, government clash over fuel efficiency

Reuters - Carmaker Toyota and Mexico's auto industry have sued the Mexican government to try to block proposed regulations to align the fuel efficiency standard of cars and light trucks with that of the United States to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Boeing asks suppliers to learn to work in Mexico

Seattle Times - Boeing is actively its suppliers to attend a Nov. 15 workshop in Chicago to learn how to do business in Mexico. The event's organizers will waive the $200 registration fees for Boeing suppliers.

Rolls-Royce might build engine plant in Sonora

Market Watch - Rolls-Royce is looking to manufacture airplane engines in the northern Mexican state of Sonora, the head of a British trade mission to Mexico said Tuesday. Rolls-Royce officials were not immediately available for comment.

Industrial output rises 0.4 percent in September

Reuters - Industrial output rose by more than expected in September, posting a sharp rebound from a downwardly revised drop the previous month, which had been held back because of hurricane impact on oil and gas production in the Gulf of Mexico.

Mexico August industrial production up 3.6% on year

Dow Jones - Mexico's industrial production rose 3.6 percent in August compared to the year-ago month, on gains in manufacturing, construction, mining, and utilities such as water and electricity.

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