Mexico auto output rises 8.1 pct in March

miércoles 8 de abril de 2015 10:34 GYT

MEXICO CITY, April 8 (Reuters) - Mexico auto production rose 8.1 percent in March to 299,809 units versus the same month a year earlier, the Mexican Auto Industry Association (AMIA) said on Wednesday.

Exports rose 13.2 percent to 261,256 units, AMIA added.

Auto output in Mexico rose nearly 10 percent in 2014 versus the previous year to a record high as global automakers ramp up production in Latin America's No. 2 economy. (Reporting by Joanna Zuckerman Bernstein)