Mexican entrepreneurs set their sights on electric cars

Rodrigo Cervantes Aug 26, 2019
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Leopoldo “Polo” Ortiz Sr., Leopoldo Ortiz Jr. and Eduardo Machado Ortiz with the Thalía car prototype. Rodrigo Cervantes

Mexican entrepreneurs set their sights on electric cars

Rodrigo Cervantes Aug 26, 2019
Leopoldo “Polo” Ortiz Sr., Leopoldo Ortiz Jr. and Eduardo Machado Ortiz with the Thalía car prototype. Rodrigo Cervantes
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In a bid to revitalize the auto industry in Mexico, some Mexican entrepreneurs want to get into the electric car business using all-Mexican talent and components.

They hope to put Mexico on the map not only for manufacturing vehicles, but also for designing them. The idea is to spark a new auto industry in Mexico, one less dependent on foreign trade.

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