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Noi Mahoney Sunday, October 24, 2021

Borderlands: Texas lawmakers criticize effort to restrict energy sales to Mexico

Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. This week: Texas lawmakers criticize effort to restrict energy sales to Mexico; US blocks tomato imports from Mexican farm; Nuvocargo boosts team with hires from Uber, McKinsey; and Hutchison Port Holdings breaks container delivery record at Mexican port.

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Noi Mahoney Saturday, August 24, 2019

Mexico exports of commercial trucks to U.S. jumps 30 percent in first quarter

Mexico manufactured 104,214 buses, heavy-duty and tractor-trailer trucks in the first half of 2019 (January-June), up 36.50 percent compared to the same period last year. The data was released August 21 by Mexico’s National Association of Bus, Truck and Tractor Truck Producers (ANPACT). Miguel Elizalde, the president of ANPACT, said the increased demand for heavy-duty […]

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Noi Mahoney Thursday, August 1, 2019

Mexican farmers block roads again and warn of bigger disruptions

Leaders of a farmers’ protest in Mexico said if negotiations don’t progress with the government of President Andres Manuel López Obrador, the “next blockade” will be twice as large as the first one that blocked 42 locations in some 23 Mexican states. Farmers are protesting the national budget produced by Obrador, which cut financial aid […]

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Noi Mahoney Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Officials say migrant checkpoint in Mexico affects cargo truck wait times in Ciudad Juarez

After the threat of President Donald Trump’s tariffs, Mexican freight transporters  are now facing a new challenge with an anti-immigration checkpoint in Ciudad Juarez that is stretching wait times up to three hours near the border. Trucks and passenger vehicles traveling on the Chihuahua-Juárez highway heading north to El Paso are being delayed at a […]

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