Mexico

Government, Business

Union Pacific CEO Sees Growth With Mexico, Trump Rhetoric Aside

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Union Pacific Corp. sees Mexico trade as a bright spot for its rail freight growth despite tough trade talk from President Donald Trump, CEO Lance Fritz said.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
June 30, 2017
Business, Government

Mexican Factory Operators Remain Optimistic, See Opportunity for Improvements to NAFTA

Brad Doherty/Bloomberg News

AUSTIN, Texas — Manufacturers in Mexico aren’t as concerned about President Donald Trump’s recent threats to dump or renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement as some recent public reports have suggested, according to executives speaking at a Transplace Symposium here.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 15, 2017
Business, Government

Uncertainty Clouds NAFTA Changes for Mexico Factories

Rojas, Ryley by Eric Miller/Transport Topics

AUSTIN, Texas — Manufacturers in Mexico aren’t as concerned about President Donald Trump’s recent threats to dump or renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement as some recent public reports have suggested, according to executives speaking at a Transplace Symposium here.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 11, 2017
Business

Top Freight Executives Leery of Trade Fight With Mexico

Aaron P. Bernstein/Bloomberg News

WASHINGTON — A disruption of trade agreements with Mexico has the potential of hindering the country’s flow of products with its southern neighbor, freight executives told a Senate panel Feb. 15.

February 20, 2017
Government, Business

Mexican Carriers Now Permitted to Lease Equipment to US Carriers, FMCSA Says

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has lifted a prohibition that prevented Mexico-domiciled motor carriers from leasing their equipment to U.S. motor carriers.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
November 21, 2016
Business

Mexico to Enact Stricter Truck Emissions Rule

David Maung/Bloomberg News

MEXICO CITY — A significantly tougher rule governing heavy-duty truck emissions in Mexico will take effect in 2020, earlier than the truck industry had wanted, a top government official said July 22.

July 26, 2016
Government, Business

Cross-Border Freight Haulers Likely to Have New Access Points in New Mexico

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

Cross-border freight haulers soon will have new access points in New Mexico to carry loads to and from Mexico, according to a pre-published interim final rule issued Feb. 23 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
February 24, 2016
Business

Mexico's Trucking Challenges Include Aging Equipment, Poor Road Network

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico — The trucking industry of the United States’ southern neighbor remains plagued by poor infrastructure, high diesel prices and an average fleet age of about 17.9 years.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
December 14, 2015
Business

US Opening Border to Mexican Truckers

John Sommers II for TT

The United States border is being opened to Mexican carriers, the Department of Transportation announced Jan. 9.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
January 12, 2015
Government, Business

Not Enough Data to Project Mexican Drivers as Safe For Longhaul, Report Concludes

John Sommers II for TT

The pilot program that allowed Mexican trucks to run in the United States for three years didn’t yield enough results to determine the program’s worthiness, said a report from the Inspector General within the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
December 29, 2014

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