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Weekly Roundups

Supercars and New Technologies

By Alejandro Enríquez | Thu, 12/17/2020 - 17:21

This week we proudly introduce our interview with Mexican super sports OEM VUHL. In other news, the plant manager of Eaton San Luis Potosi details the material technology behind its solutions for heavy vehicles. We also present Social Airbag, an app that aims to prevent major car accidents caused by phone distractors. As COVID-19 contagions raise in the country, mobility is once again restricted in Mexico City.

Do not miss our story on the opportunities the Bajio region continues to offer automotive companies looking to expand their footprint in the country.

Buckle your seatbelt, this is the Week in Automotive!

Bajio: Investment Hub

San Luis Potosi, Guanajuato and Queretaro in the Bajio region offer optimism for many people in the sector.

Tech Solutions for Tech Problems

Social Airbag, an app designed to prevent car accidents, hopes to make an impact in Mexico and to help the insurance industry.

Mobility Limited in Mexico City Due to COVID-19

As of Dec. 15, Mexico City has 20.9 percent of all COVID-19 cases reported in the country and almost 10 percent of deaths. Because of this, mobility in Mexico City has decreased by 3 percent in the last seven days.

Featured Interviews

VUHL: Mexican Supersport Car in a League of Its Own. In 2020, VUHL celebrated five years of delivering vehicles and seven years since the conception of the brand. Learn more about this Mexican OEM.

Eaton: Material Technology for Heavy Vehicle Auto PartsLearn more about Eaton’s experience in San Luis Potosi, its strategies to cope with the pandemic and its 3D metal manufacturing technology.

International Roads

Hyundai to appoint Co-CEO. The company announced executive appointments in response to the rapid changes in the business environment. Jaehoon Chang, Executive Vice President, was promoted to President and CEO of Hyundai Motor Company, part of Hyundai Motor Group.

Britishvolt to Invest £2.6 Billion in its First Battery Plant. The British startup announced last Friday its investment in Northeast England which, according to the company, is the largest since 1984. The factory will manufacture EV batteries while providing 3,000 high-skilled jobs.

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Alejandro Enríquez Alejandro Enríquez Journalist and Industry Analyst