Chevrolet Will Start Building The Tracker In Argentina Next Month

Chevrolet has confirmed that it will start Argentinian creation of the Tracker SUV in July.

The present Tracker is now constructed at both equally the SAIC-GM Norsom plant in China and the GM Sao Caetano do Sul plant in Brazil. The automaker’s Alvear plant in the city of Rosario has been exclusively building the Chevrolet Cruze and its 1.4-liter turbocharged motor for the previous five yrs. It is the only web page where the Cruze is nevertheless remaining built.

The Argentine federal government lately verified creation strategies with GM senior vice president and president of GM Worldwide Shilpan Amin, Reuters stories.

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“The company’s target is to export the new motor vehicle to other Latin American nations, generally to Brazil and Colombia, exactly where 80% of the creation will be destined,” the federal government verified.

A spokesman from GM extra that the meeting “was a superior opportunity today to update the government of Argentina on the progress of this critical method and the economic benefit it will supply to the region.”

Basic Motors invested $740 million into its Alvear plant involving 2014 and 2016, and in 2017 confirmed that it would devote an more $300 million to make a new Chevrolet design at the web site.

The most recent-era Tracker was first introduced for the Chinese sector in 2019 but is now also available through South The us. In China, it is offered with a 1.3-liter turbocharged a few-cylinder engine that produces 162 hp and 177 lb-ft (240 Nm) of torque. This engine is mated to a CVT that will allow the SUV to hit 62 mph (100 km/h) in 8.9 seconds. Curiously, Tracker models at present imported into Argentina are bought completely with a turbocharged 1.2-liter three-cylinder with 133 hp and 155 lb-ft (210 Nm). This engine can be mated to possibly a five-velocity guide transmission or a 6-speed computerized.