Audi and Mercedes will soon make a decision on the states to establish

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Mexico City- Before this year is over Mercedes Benz and Audi will decide where they will install their respective production plants in Mexico, Hector Lopez Santillana, Governor of Guanajuato, assured. Governor Lopez said that the two assemblers consider Guanajuato as a strong possibility, even if none of them has made an announcement yet.

“Both companies will make their decisions before the year is over; information will surely be disclosed based on their investment timeframes”, he said.

He reminded that in the last six years, during his Administration, 197 investment projects have materialized in Guanajuato by the manufacturing sector, equal to investments for around US$8 billion, of which 70% belong to the automotive sector.

He further said that both assemblers are assessing 140 elements to make their final decision. “They analyze a state thoroughly, including infrastructure, education system, safety, suppliers network, available land, water, railroads, there are 140 factors”, he said.

Source: Maquila Portal


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