ArvinMeritor Inc. completes an 89,000-sq.-ft. expansion at its San Luis Potosi, Mexico, steel wheel factory, increasing annual output to 6 million units from 4 million. With the additional space, the 194,000-sq.-ft. plant will be able to build larger, heavier and full-face wheels in addition to stepping up output for the VW Cabrio, PT Cruiser. Dodge Ram and Caravan, Chevy Impala and other vehicles. The workforce, which is growing from 95 to as much as 500, makes 25 different types of ...

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