Volkswagen announced an investment of 560 million euros (12,500 million pesos) in the complex of Pacheco, in Argentina, during the next 5 years to finalize the production of an SUV subcompact that could become the T-Roc american.
Will be in 2020 when this production facility is fully equipped and producing this new SUV on the MQB platform of the group. This investment will be used to accommodate production that will be directed to all the south american continent, that, in the event that you have not reached before from another place in the world, also inlcluirá to Mexico.
VW plans to increase production to south american with 20 models based on the MQB, pickups of regional production and other new vehicles that will be sold exclusively in the southern region.
This year were awarded 36,000 cars of the brand in Brazil and Argentina, 60% more than the same period last year, and it is expected that by 2020 will generate black numbers. The most sold are the Gol and Voyage, with great participation in those markets.
“Volkswagen believes in the great potential of the south american continent. Investments create optimal conditions for the efficient production of our next SUV, which will be built in Argentina for south american markets,” said Di If, CEO of VW South America.
As of today it has not been confirmed that T-Roc comes to Mexico, so this new SUV made in Argentina could replace it in the local market as soon as you start your production in the complex of Pacheco.[[gallery: vw-argentina]]