R&D Efforts Continue; Nissan e-Power Arrives in MexicoBy Antonio Gozain | Wed, 02/23/2022 - 14:40
Audi México launched a call for students to join its Dual Education Program, in which they will receive formal training and hands-on experience at its San Jose Chiapa plant, Puebla. Meanwhile, Nissan confirmed the arrival of its e-Power technology to the Mexican market in May.
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Mexico Automotive Summit Focuses on Industry’s Green Efforts
Mexico Automotive Summit 2022, hosted by Mexico Business, seeks to create a forum for the sector’s voices. On March 23-25, 2022, industry leaders from companies like Audi, Tesla, KIA, Honda, Volvo, Bridgestone, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Ford, Toyota, GM, Mazda, Volkswagen and Nissan will gather to discuss, among other topics, how to boost Mexico’s participation in the industry’s decarbonization efforts. The event will offer Brella for AI-driven, intent-based matchmaking to enhance networking.
Audi is Receiving Applications for Dual Education Program
Audi Mexico launched a call for students to join its Dual Education Program, in which they will receive formal training to join the automotive industry and hands-on experience at Audi’s San Jose Chiapa plant.
The program, which is in its eighth edition, will train specialists through a collaboration with Universidad Tecnológica de Puebla and the Centro de Especialización de Recursos Humanos de Alto Nivel en San José Chiapa.
Mexico’s Economy Minister Calls for BBBA Rejection
Minister of Economy Tatiana Clouthier asked Mexican residents in Los Angeles to tell their Senate Representatives to vote against US President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better Act,” as its proposed tax credits for US-union-made EVs would severely affect Mexico’s economy and auto distribution.
Mexico to Become Nissan’s First Electrified Country in LATAM
As part of its global US$18 billion EV investment, Nissan Motors confirmed that Mexico will become the first country in Latin America to have the automaker’s e-Power technology, which will arrive in May 2022.
The e-Power technology offers full electric motor drive. This means that the wheels are 100 percent driven by the electric motor, unlike conventional hybrid systems, where wheels are driven by an electric motor and a gasoline engine. Learn more about e-Power technology here.
Tesla Brings Beat Zero to Mexico
Tesla is hiring for management positions across different states following the launch of Beat Zero, a new service by the company’s ride-share app that aims to increase electrification and safety in the sector.
Robots, Cobots to Revolutionize Automotive Manufacturing
Personal transportation is revolutionizing not only through innovative breakthroughs that make vehicles more efficient, sustainable and user-friendly, but through the manufacturing processes itself. Automotive manufacturing is going through a transformation of its own following the incorporation of robots and cobots, which increase speed, efficiency and safety.
Do not miss the discussion around robots and cobots in Mexico Automotive Summit 2022, which will feature experts such as Jeff Burnstein, President, Association for Advancing Automation Mexico and Abraham Sosa, KAM Latam, Universal Robots. Tickets for the summit are available here!