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Volkswagen Builds New Engine Plant in Mexico: Invests 550 Million for New Facility

Volkswagen AG will invest $550 million in developing a new engine facility in Mexico to supply parts to two of its North American plants, the German automaker said on Wednesday. The Silao, Guanajuato plant in central Mexico is expected to build 330,000 engines annually from 2013 to meet demand from its Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Puebla, Mexico plants. Read more:

Volkswagen Invests 550 Million for New Facility in Mexico

Volkswagen to Build New Engine Plant in Mexico

Volkswagen AG plans to build a new engine plant in Silao, Mexico, as it continues to expand its factory capacity in North America, the German automaker said Wednesday. Read more:

Volkswagen to Build New Engine Plant in Mexico

Why Hillary Clinton was right about Colombia and Mexico

By recognizing the parallels between the two conflicts, the U.S. and Mexico can learn valuable lessons from Colombia’s battle with narco-insurgents. Washington and Mexico City are unsure whether Mexico today resembles Colombia’s insurgency of 20 years ago. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton thinks it does; some Mexicans and, maybe, President Obama think not (“The wrong solution in Mexico,” Opinion, Sept. 10). Read more:

Why Hillary Clinton was right about Colombia and Mexico

Is Outsourcing to China Losing Its Luster?

Outsourcing to China or setting up manufacturing plants in China has offered a variety of advantages to businesses over the past decade, ranging from reduced wages to lower costs from less stringent environmental and regulatory compliance…Higher labor costs and higher shipping costs aren’t the only factors contributing to China losing its luster as an outsourcing location. Quality problems are the number one factor bringing some manufacturing back to the United States. Read more:

Is Outsourcing to China Losing Its Luster?

Cessna Continues Expansion In Mexico

Shipping Considerations Outweigh Labor Costs When Compared To China: Cessna is nearing completion on its fourth expansion in the Mexican city of Chihuahua, which will increase the size of it’s factory there 10 fold over it’s original floor space. Part of the reason for the expansion in Mexico is that China’s labor costs have risen to a level that is only about 14 percent below Mexican wages. Read more:

UPDATE 1-Mexico Aug Auto Output, Exports Soar From Year Ago

Mexican automobile production and exports posted strong gains in August compared to the same month a year ago, signaling strength in a key industrial sector for the country. Mexican factories assembled 205,740 units in August, up 53 percent from a year earlier, the country’s AMIA auto industry group said on Wednesday. Exports totaled 175,904 units, up 58.1 percent. Read more:

UPDATE 1-Mexico Aug Auto Output, Exports Soar From Year Ago

Mexico Beats China as Cessna Shows Wages Converge With Shipping

When Cessna Aircraft Co. sought a low-wage country in 2006 where it could manufacture airplane parts, its first instinct was to go to China. After struggling to find a way to ship supplies to the Asian country in less than a month, the Wichita, Kansas-based producer of light airplanes discovered a better solution just across the U.S. border: Mexico. Read more:

Mexico Beats China as Cessna Shows Wages Converge With Shipping

Maquiladora Industry Picks Up After Recession

The maquiladora industry in Reynosa is recovering from a steady decline it experienced during the economic recession, according to Mexican statistics. Read more:

Maquiladora Industry Picks Up After Recession

Rising China Wages Cut Advantage Over Mexico, Flextronics Says

China’s rising wages are cutting the country’s cost advantage over other manufacturing centers such as Mexico, according to Flextronics International Ltd., the world’s second-largest custom electronics maker. Read more:

Rising China Wages Cut Advantage Over Mexico, Flextronics Says

Bombardier Profits Dive, but Aircraft Orders Expected to Soar

Bombardier Inc. on Wednesday reported sharply lower profits and revenues for the second quarter, but found cause for optimism in the declining rate of aircraft order cancellations by airlines. Read more:

Bombardier Profits Dive, but Aircraft Orders Expected to Soar

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