Governor of Nuevo Leon Samuel García traveled to India to bring investment to Nuevo Leon. During the visit, García announced the construction of an automotive gigafactory in the state by Indian multinational Tata Group, which will consolidate the state as a global electromobility hub.
“The conglomerate has Tata Services and Tata Motors, which are large divisions of cars that will also start with electric vehicles, and this week we will close the deal for them to come to Nuevo Leon, which is the global hub in electromobility,” says García. “This trip is paid for and organized by the Government of India just like the one to South Korea. The government of India invited key countries, and I am the only one representing Mexico.”
During his stay in India, García met with executives from major companies like Infosys, the third-largest company in India, and HCLTech the eight-largest, as well as the other companies that have already decided to come to Nuevo Leon.
García also represented Mexico and Nuevo Leon in the Ministerial Session with Trade Ministers held on Aug. 3 in New Delhi to discuss bilateral trade between India and Latin America, which is expected to double in the next five years. That day, he also met with executives from Vimercati, a supplier for BMW, Land Rover, Renault, Jaguar and Toyota, among others.
On Aug. 4, he met with representatives of automotive industry player Motherson Group, technology services company HCL, the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India and representatives of Nasscom, the governing body of the Indian technology industry.
On Aug. 7, he was in Mumbai to meet with the Governor of Maharashtra and visited Tata Group’s facilities. On Tuesday, he will meet with executives from TCS to explore expanding their job offerings from 1,500 to 5,000 engineering positions. Later, he will meet with Infosys.
“As we go on this trip we are bringing back the biggest one, just like we did with South Korea [with] KIA and Samsung; just like we did with Taiwan [with] Quanta; just like we did with the US with Tesla, just like we did in the EU when we brought the fair from Germany,” says García. “Today, we are becoming a global hub for electromobility. We have surpassed all economic records, reaching US$25 billion, and now add what we will bring back from India.”
Nuevo Leon is becoming an electromobility hub. Earlier this year, the state announced the construction of a new gigafactory by Tesla that is expected to start operations in 1Q25, as previously reported by MBN.