German automaker Volkswagen announced Thursday that its subsidiary in Mexico will invest 15,121 million pesos ($763.5 million) through 2025 to modernize its main plant, located in the center of the country.
The assembly plant will build a new painting warehouse, the first of the entire Group volkswagenand will have “one hundred percent electric” body-baking processes and incinerators, the company said in a statement.
For the new process, it will use renewable energy from a eolico Park. “This innovation represents a reduction of 29 tons of CO2 per year,” Volkswagen added in the same document.
Part of the investmenthe added, will be used to integrate a new internal combustion vehicle into the production lines.
During the event, the governor of Puebla, Miguel Barbosa He thanked the company for its confidence “to continue investing in the state and in the country, paying for the continuation of the entity’s economic growth.”
He also endorsed the contribution of the Government of Puebla to make the German plant, installed in Puebla, “the capital of electric cars in America.”
With information from Reuters