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Mexico’s February Auto Production Rose 24.1% From Year Ago

March 13, 2012

Mexican production of cars and light trucks rose 24.1 percent to 242,317 units in February from the year-earlier period, the nation’s Automobile Industry Association reported.

Exports of vehicles climbed 24.9 percent to 194,640 units over the same period, the group said in a statement distributed in Mexico City today.

Domestic sales increased 11.5 percent to 74,703 vehicles, according to the nation’s car dealership association, or AMDA, in a separate report issued at the same event.

To contact the reporter on this story: Adriana Lopez Caraveo in Mexico City at adrianalopez@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Joshua Goodman at jgoodman19@bloomberg.net.


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