Behind the Wheel with Phil Lebeau

Nissan's big drive for global growth

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Mexico to export over 3 million vehicles this year

With auto sales around the world surging to a record level, Nissan is betting a new, world-class assembly plant in Mexico will position the Japanese automaker for a new wave of growth.

The company's new plant in Aguascalientes, Mexico, has the capacity to build 175,000 new cars every year, with 90 percent of them being exported, mostly to the U.S.