VW Begins Golf Production in Mexico for North American Market

By Jeremy Del Nero on 15 January 2014
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Behind the wheel of a Golf TDI

Behind the wheel of a Golf TDI

Volkswagen announced that it began production on Tuesday of its 2015 Golf, including TDI models, at its plant in Puebla, Mexico.  The plant will be responsible for fulfilling all North American Golf orders.

The plant in Puebla has the capacity to manufacture 700 Golfs per day.  The new Golf will join the Jetta and the coupe and cabriolet versions of the Beetle as the cars currently manufactured at the plant.

Since the plant’s opening, it has manufactured and shipped over ten million vehicles to markets around the world.

Volkswagen plans to invest $7 billion in auto production in North America through 2018.  Volkswagen de México celebrated its 50th anniversary this year.

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