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  • MEXICO CITY, April 6- French tire maker Michelin plans to build a $510 million plant in central Mexico that will produce around 5 million tires a year and could be expanded to produce another 5 million annually by around 2020, documents showed. The plant in the state of Guanajuato will begin production in 2017, and will produce passenger and light truck tires,...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON/ MEXICO CITY, April 5- Ford Motor Co on Tuesday announced it would invest $1.6 billion to build more small cars in Mexico, starting in 2018, triggering a fresh blast of criticism from Republican front-runner Donald Trump. The automaker announced the investment in Mexico as Trump, U.S. But data indicates that Ford builds fewer vehicles and...

  • Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said the move by Ford Motor Co to build a manufacturing plant in Mexico "is an absolute disgrace" and shows the need to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. Trump said deals like the one Michigan- based Ford made to build a plant in Mexico "will continue until we can renegotiate NAFTA to create a...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON/ MEXICO CITY, April 5- Ford Motor Co, criticized by Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump for manufacturing outside the United States, announced on Tuesday that it would invest $1.6 billion to build more small cars in Mexico, starting in 2018.. Trump labeled Ford's investment in Mexico "an absolute disgrace."

  • Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said the move by Ford Motor Co to build a manufacturing plant in Mexico "is an absolute disgrace" and shows the need to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.

  • Trump: Ford's Mexico plant 'an absolute disgrace'

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Donald Trump's comments about Ford Motor's announcement that they are investing in a new small car plant in Mexico.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

    Trump dishes to The Washington Post how he'll force Mexico to pay for the border wall.

  • CNBC update: Ford investing in Mexico

    Dow Jones reports representatives of Sumner Redstone have entered talks to settle a legal dispute with a former companion who challenged his mental competency; and in other news, Ford has been criticized by Donald Trump for manufacturing outside the U.S., with CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON/ MEXICO CITY, April 5- Ford Motor Co, criticized by Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump for manufacturing outside the United States, announced on Tuesday that it would invest $1.6 billion to build more small cars in Mexico, starting in 2018.. Joe Hinrichs, Ford executive vice president and head of the Americas, said on Tuesday...

  • Ford to invest $1.6B in new Mexico plan

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Ford Motor Co. announcing that it is building a new small car plan in Mexico.

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON/ MEXICO CITY, April 5- Ford Motor Co, criticized by Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump for manufacturing outside the United States, announced on Tuesday that it would invest $1.6 billion to build more small cars in Mexico, starting in 2018.. Trump, who has criticized U.S. companies for "sending jobs to Mexico," has singled out Ford...

  • Trump lays out plan to make Mexico pay for border wall

    The GOP front-runner will block currency transfers, preventing Mexican immigrants from sending money home.

  • Iceland government under pressure over PM scandal

    Protestors are calling for the resignatino of Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson.

  • Judge approves $20B settlement for BP oil spill

    The settlement would resolve years of litigation over what has been called the biggest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry.

  • The government in the northern state of Nuevo Leon, led by independent Jaime Rodriguez, has been demanding that Kia renegotiate some of the incentives pledged in an accord struck in 2014 under the previous state administration. South Korean President Park Geun-hye was visiting Mexico on Monday and the Nuevo Leon government said state officials held a...

  • April 4- Canadian gold miner Torex Gold Resources Inc said on Monday it was suspending operations at a mine in Mexico due to a blockade by three families demanding payments alleging environmental damages. "The authorities have been actively involved in resolving the situation and we hope that their efforts are successful soon," Chief Executive Fred Stanford...

  • A shopper pays for pears with a 100-peso bill at a fruit stand in Mexico City.

    Mexico has seen its currency bounce from record lows against the dollar, but for now nobody's all that worried.

  • SYDNEY, LONDON, NEW YORK, April 1- Activity in China's factory sector grew for the first time in nine months during March to bring a hint of spring to the global economy, although growth remained weak in Europe, and subdued in the U.S. Headlining in Asia was a rise in the official version of the Chinese Purchasing Managers' Index to 50.2, above the 50- point mark that...

  • SEOUL/ MEXICO CITY, March 30- Kia Motors expects to start production at its first Mexico factory in the first half of the year as planned, although the local government says the investment deal with the South Korean company is not legal and requires serious changes. The new government in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, led by outspoken independent Jaime Rodriguez,...

  • MEXICO CITY, March 30- Industrial power rates in Mexico will need to rise by as much as 20 percent to achieve significant future growth in solar electricity generation, the chief executive of panel manufacturer SunPower Corp said. Government-set power rates have been cut in the past few years as Mexico transitions to cheaper natural gas as the main input, and a...