December brought positive momentum for Mexican auto makers, with overall production rising 7.2% to 105,404 units. Overall vehicle sales also posted strong increases, with new-car sales rising 15.5% during the month to end December at 98,431 units, while light-truck demand shot up 31.7% to 47,538 vehicles. (See related data: Ward's Mexico New Car Sales by Line and Brand) For the year, vehicle production took a slight dip, falling 1.4% to 1,552,733 units. Domestic output increased 11.7% to ...

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