Solarever Sparks Change: Unveiling Mexico’s First Electric Vehicle Plant

Solarever, a leading Chinese conglomerate with interests in solar cells and electric vehicles, is set to make a significant mark on Mexico’s automotive landscape. With an investment exceeding US$222,000, the company is constructing its inaugural electric vehicle assembly plant in Durango, Mexico. While the exact location remains undisclosed, construction is slated to commence in late February or early March, targeting completion within the year.

This mid-sized industrial facility, capable of producing 10,000 to 60,000 units annually, reflects Solarever’s commitment to transitioning from conventional to clean energy. Simon Zhao, the company’s President and CEO, emphasizes their mission to deliver competitive and affordable electric cars to the Mexican market. The choice of Durango was influenced by the region’s skilled workforce and the collaborative potential with local universities, aligning with Solarever’s global vision.

Esteban Villegas Villareal, Governor of Durango, highlights the strategic partnership with universities, including the prestigious National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), facilitating international exchanges for students. Beyond this milestone, the governor hints at unveiling 20 additional investment projects in 2024, further underscoring the growing economic ties between China and Mexico.

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La firma china Solarever está dejando su huella en México al invertir más de US$222,000 en la construcción de su primera planta de ensamblaje de vehículos eléctricos en Durango. Con planes de iniciar la construcción a finales de febrero o principios de marzo, la instalación de tamaño mediano producirá entre 10,000 y 60,000 unidades anualmente, marcando un paso importante hacia la energía limpia. El CEO, Simon Zhao, destaca la misión de ofrecer autos eléctricos competitivos y asequibles para el mercado mexicano. Durango fue elegida por su mano de obra calificada y la colaboración con universidades locales. El gobernador Esteban Villegas Villareal resalta la asociación estratégica con universidades, anticipando la revelación de 20 proyectos de inversión adicionales en 2024.