October 26, 2020

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    Audi meets Mexican officials following plant dispute

    German automaker Audi said on Monday it was ready for Mexican officials to audit its plant located in the central state of Puebla after holding talks with state and municipal officials after a dispute over bill payments last week. In a statement, the automaker said it would hand over in full the documentation requested at Monday’s […]

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    Audi’s plant in Mexico remains open, debt dispute denied by automaker

    A Mexican auto plant belonging to German automaker Audi remains open and did not close after a dispute over unpaid bills that the firm rejects, as was reported by local media, an official with the company informed Reuters on Saturday. The plant is situated in the central state of Puebla. Media had reported officials from […]

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    Two percent of Volkswagen’s Mexico staff test positive for coronavirus

    Volkswagen‘s Mexican unit on Monday said about 2% of its workers tested positive for coronavirus. The automaker said these workers had contracted the disease at some point, underlining the challenge faced by automakers in resuming factories before the coronavirus pandemic has peaked in Mexico. Volkswagen last Tuesday started sending workers in reduced numbers back to […]

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    Volkswagen will start sending workers back to Mexican plant on Tuesday

    Volkswagen‘s Mexican unit will start sending workers back to its plant in the central state of Puebla on Tuesday for “preparation and training eyeing a gradual start further ahead,” the automaker stated on Sunday. Puebla, where the German automaker and it’s luxury brand unit Audi have major plants, stated last week it is not ready […]

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    Volkswagen, Audi on hold as Mexican state Puebla won’t reopen

    Puebla, a state in Mexico state, said it is not ready to reopen its automotive sector because of the ongoing increase of the coronavirus. Volkswagen and it’s luxury brand unit Audi have major plants in the state. Puebla’s Governor Miguel Barbosa signed a decree on Friday stating that the conditions for the return of the […]

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    Volkswagen pushes back potential resumption of operations in Mexico

    Volkswagen will extend a suspension on operations at its Puebla production plant located in Mexico to at least until 18 May because of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the company stated. The company’s Silao plant in the country is also temporarily closed, and the company said it has not yet figured out when it could restart […]

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    General Motors to halt operations at Mexican plant due to coronavirus

    U.S. largest automaker General Motors stated on Thursday that it will suspend operations at its plant located in Mexico’s San Luis Potosi state from March 20 to April 13 because of the coronavirus outbreak. German automaker Audi AG has also said that they will suspend production at its plant in Mexico’s Puebla state from March […]

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    Audi to suspend Mexican car production because of coronavirus

    German automaker Audi AG stated on Wednesday that it will suspend production at its plant in Mexico’s Puebla state. The suspension will be in force from March 23 through April 13 as the coronavirus hits worldwide supply chains. Audi stated it is lacking parts at its plant in Mexico, where it produces the Audi Q5, […]

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    Audi opens Mexico plant to develop Q5 SUV

    German automobile maker Audi inaugurated on Friday a brand-new plant in Mexico, where it will develop the new Audi Q5 SUV. The factory close to the central city of Puebla will have a production capacity of about 150,000 vehicles a year according to the company. Audi will manufacture standard gasoline-powered versions of the SUV, and […]

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    VW Tiguan to Enter Production Next Year

    If you are, by chance, waiting for the next generation Volkswagen Tiguan to come out, you are in for a treat. The German marquee has confirmed its plan to start production of the vehicle next year. The company plans to manufacture a 2nd generation variant of the model with three seating rows and the production […]

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    Volkswagen reaffirms their commitment to build a seven-seat crossover

    Volkswagen has recently reaffirmed their commitment to build a seven-seat crossover. While speaking at a recent presentation in Michigan, the Volkswagen’s CEO of Chattanooga Operations Frank Fischer confirmed that the Tennessee plant is in the running to build the model. Frank also went on to say that the plant is competing against the Puebla, Mexico […]

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