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Getting Ready for USMCA

By Alejandro Enríquez | Thu, 07/16/2020 - 17:27

The heavy-vehicle industry has a new public data source created jointly by INEGI and ANPACT. The data displays the sector's production, sales, imports and exports figures. Eduardo Solís explains why Mexico is in fact ready for USMCA and the challenges of uniform regulations. On international roads, Nissan takes bold steps toward the future with the presentation of Nissan's Ariya.

To take advantage of the upcoming USMCA opportunities, Seraph explains how companies can become more cost-efficient while navigating uncertain times. Do not miss our webinar: "Leadership Tools to Successfully Navigate Uncertain Times."

Ready to hit the road? Here's the week in automotive.

Heavy Vehicles' Data

After signing a common agreement with ANPACT and AMDA, INEGI presented the administrative record for the heavy vehicle segment in Mexico. The new dataset will include retail and wholesale sales, imports, exports and production figures for heavy vehicles since January 2018.

Take a look into the data here.

Mexico Ready for Coming Challenges

Eduardo Solís, former Executive President of AMIA and now International Private Consultant, says the post-COVID-19 scenario and USMCA are the perfect moment for Mexico to strengthen its local supplier base.

Read the full interview with Eduardo Solís here.

Companies to Be more Cost-Efficient

The ongoing pandemic has put automotive suppliers under stress, as OEMs and Tier 1 companies restart their operations in a new trade environment and a new normal. Here are some strategies suppliers can look at to remain competitive.

Featured Interviews

In this week's featured interviews, we present Giant Motors Latinoamérica, the Mexican company who assembles JAC vehicles in the country and is betting on the electric revolution.

We also introduce Interesse, a Mexican broker that is betting on insuring vehicles used for ride-hailing applications.

Nissan Takes Bold Steps Toward the Future

The Japanese giant presented Ariya, its 100 percent electric crossover that features the company's new logo. "Nissan Ariya opens a new chapter in our history as we begin the transformation process of or business, products and culture," said Nissan's CEO Makoto Uchida during the presentation.

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Alejandro Enríquez Alejandro Enríquez Journalist and Industry Analyst