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Mazda 3 and Mazda 2: Production also in Mexico Cars for Europe and America

The next milestone at Mazda: The production the Japanese brand will also be found in Mexico instead of

The Japanese automaker Mazda has its first factory in Mexico opened. In the future, the compact car will be in the plant in Salamanca in the state of Guanajuato Mazda 3 and later the model Mazda 2 for the markets in Europe and America, the company announced on Thursday. Mazda plans to produce 230,000 vehicles per year in Mexico.


Mazda: Many hundreds of millions of dollars invested

Mazda has invested around 770 million US dollars (561 million euros) in the construction of the factory, said regional director Leopoldo Orellana on Radio Fórmula. By the coming year, 4,600 new jobs are to be created. At the beginning of the current year, production of the new VW Golf VII also began in Puebla, Mexico, while Honda opened a new plant in Mexico last week.

The factory in Celaya in the state of Guanajuato is expected to manufacture up to 200,000 compact cars of the Fit model annually. In addition, Honda is building a new transmission plant in Celaya. The Japanese are investing a total of 1.2 billion US dollars (874 million euros). The country is the eighth largest car producer in the world. The industry already generates four percent of the gross domestic product. According to analysts' estimates, it could contribute eight percent in 2018, just as much as the oil sector.