US automakers seen holding keys to Mexico economy


By Brian Winter MEXICO CITY, April 26 (Reuters) - The fate of Mexico's economy this year may be decided in an odd place -- Detroit. Weakness in the U.S. auto industry, which has large export factories in Mexico employing tens of thousands of workers, could threaten the vibrancy of a local economic recovery that is otherwise firing on nearly all cylinders. The Mexican auto sector, which accounts for about a fifth of the country's manufactured exports, saw output stumble 10 percent in ...

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