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Weekly Roundups

The Era for Electrification and Connected Vehicles

By Alejandro Enríquez | Thu, 01/21/2021 - 17:22

Joe Biden is now the 46th President of the US. The new administration already got the US back on the Paris Climate Agreement and further technological development and electromobility are expected. In this week’s featured interviews, the President of the Nuevo Leon Automotive Cluster, Manuel Montoya, details the potential impact of Joe Biden's administration on the Mexican industry. Additional featured interviews include Mitsubishi Electric Automation, one of the leading companies in digitalization solutions. Also, the director-general of Jaguar Land Rover Mexico explains the importance of customization in the luxury vehicle segment.

Do not miss our article on the tire sector and how the pandemic impacted Continental Tire, Bridgestone, Michelin, and Pirelli. On international roads, Mercedes-Benz and GM announced new product launches.

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A New Era for North America

Take a look at our full analysis of Joe Biden's agenda for the manufacturing sector and the automotive industry.

Featured Interviews

Local Consumption Key to Fostering Economic Growth

President of CLAUT Manuel Montoya details the path for automotive industry recovery and Biden's influence on the Mexican automotive sector.

Luxury vehicle Segment Still Requires Personal Touch

The director general of Jaguar Land Rover México explains how the brand adapted to the influence of the pandemic and the role customization plays in the company’s strategies.

Mitsuibishi Electric: Customized Solutions to Embrace Automation.

Director-General México Victor Fuentes explains the advantages that automating certain processes bring to the supply chain.

Tire Sector Tired of the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought losses to many industries due to strict mobility restrictions. One of the sectors greatly affected by the outbreak was the tire industry, as replacement tire sales decreased by around 20 percent in 2020. 

Cruise and GM Team Up With Microsoft to Commercialize Self-Driving Vehicles

The companies will bring together their software and hardware engineering excellence, cloud computing capabilities, manufacturing know-how and partner ecosystem to transform transportation to create a safer, cleaner and more accessible world for everyone.

Mercedes-Benz Cars Launches EQA

EQA is the name of the new entry-level model in Mercedes-EQ’s vehicle lineup. EQA is the first all-electric compact car in the Mercedes-Benz family.

Alejandro Enríquez Alejandro Enríquez Journalist and Industry Analyst