Volvo Group to build new heavy-duty truck manufacturing plant in Mexico

Volvo Group to build new heavy-duty truck manufacturing plant in Mexico

Volvo expects the plant to be operational in 2026.

The Volvo Group announced that it will build a new heavy-duty truck manufacturing plant in Mexico to supplement its U.S. production. The plant will provide additional capacity for both Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks in the U.S. and Canadian markets, and support Mack truck sales in Mexico and Latin America, Volvo said. Volvo expects the plant to be operational in 2026.

Volvo says that both the Mack LVO plant in Pennsylvania and the Volvo NRV plant in Virginia will continue to be the company’s main North American heavy truck production sites. Volvo says that adding production in Mexico will deliver logistical efficiencies for supporting sales to the southwestern/western regions of the U.S., and to Mexico and Latin America.

The new plant will be approximately 1.7 million sq. ft. in size, and will focus on production of heavy-duty conventional vehicles for the Volvo and Mack brands. Volvo tells us that it will be a complete conventional vehicle assembly facility including cab body-in-white production and paint.

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