Texas-Mexico Automotive SuperCluster Initiative Update
August 13, 2009
McAllen, Texas
Developed by Bexar County in Collabo...
Economic Stability | Market Trends | TMASC Evolution




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Strength Amid the Recession




                              NY Times: March 2009
Texas Economy Outperforms Nation’s -
Jobs Added/Lost

                                            Jobs Added/Lost
        ...
Texas Ranked Top State for Business by CNBC

State               Economy       Transportation
(Overall)            (Rank) ...
Continued Corporate Investment in the Region
YTD 2009

• Tianjin Pipe Company in Corpus Christi; $1 billion


• Union Paci...
Global
Recognition
Changing Geography
of Assembly




             * Radius centered on 430 mile main transportation corridor from Laredo to ...
Global Manufacturers




• Almost 900,000 units per year
• More than 18,000 workers by 2010
                              ...
Assembly Plants
       •   General Motors
       •   Chrysler
       •   Navistar - International
       •   BAE Systems
 ...
Intra-Regional Production (Jan - Jul ‘08 and ‘09)




                                            2009       % Change     ...
Economic Stability | Market Trends | TMASC Evolution


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The Rise of the Hybrid & Electric Car
• Prius and Civic Hybrid among best-selling hybrids
• Escape & Highlander lead hybri...
Emerging Manufacturers

                         Tesla
                         V-Vehicle
                         Magna
Top Trade-Ins                               Top New Purchases
1. Ford Explorer (98)                       1. Ford Focus
2....
Standard Technological Features
Chinese Interest   Chongqing Changan
                   BYD Auto
                   China FAW Group
Regional Snapshot | Market Trends | TMASC Evolution

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www.txmxautomotive.com
Developed by Bexar County Economic Development, Strategic Initiatives Division




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TMASC goal is to preserve and grow the automotive manufacturing industry in Texas and Mexico. This presentation was a recent update on the initiative.

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TMASC Initiative Update, August 2009

  1. 1. Texas-Mexico Automotive SuperCluster Initiative Update August 13, 2009 McAllen, Texas Developed by Bexar County in Collaboration with TMASC Strategic Partners
  2. 2. Economic Stability | Market Trends | TMASC Evolution 2
  3. 3. Strength Amid the Recession NY Times: March 2009
  4. 4. Texas Economy Outperforms Nation’s - Jobs Added/Lost Jobs Added/Lost State 12/07 - 12/08 Texas +153,700 California -257,400 Florida -255,200 North Carolina -120,000 Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  5. 5. Texas Ranked Top State for Business by CNBC State Economy Transportation (Overall) (Rank) (Rank) 1. Texas 1 1 2. Virginia 17 13 3. Utah 3 32 4. Idaho 5 24 5. North Carolina 11 35
  6. 6. Continued Corporate Investment in the Region YTD 2009 • Tianjin Pipe Company in Corpus Christi; $1 billion • Union Pacific San Antonio Intermodal Facility; $120 million • Caterpillar engine plant in Seguin; $169.7 million • Albany Composites in Boerne; $42 million • General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems; $1.9 million • L-3 Communications in Waco; $10 million • Baker Petrolite in Kilgore; $20 million
  7. 7. Global Recognition
  8. 8. Changing Geography of Assembly * Radius centered on 430 mile main transportation corridor from Laredo to Arlington. SOURCE: ELM Guide, TIP Strategies, Inc., research 8
  9. 9. Global Manufacturers • Almost 900,000 units per year • More than 18,000 workers by 2010 NOTE: Shaded region represents the NAFTA Highway. SOURCE: ELM Guide, TIP Strategies, Inc. research 9
  10. 10. Assembly Plants • General Motors • Chrysler • Navistar - International • BAE Systems • PACCAR - Peterbilt • Caterpillar • Marcopolo • Toyota • Daimler - Freightliner 10
  11. 11. Intra-Regional Production (Jan - Jul ‘08 and ‘09) 2009 % Change 2009 % Change Production 2008 vs 2009 Production 2008 vs 2009 USA 76% -1% 54% -6% Mexico 10% -1% 25% +4% Canada 14% 0% 21% +2% Source: Automotive News Data Center, 8/3/2009 11
  12. 12. Economic Stability | Market Trends | TMASC Evolution 12
  13. 13. The Rise of the Hybrid & Electric Car • Prius and Civic Hybrid among best-selling hybrids • Escape & Highlander lead hybrid SUV sales • GM began producing hybrid Tahoe, Yukon, Escalade in Arlington, Texas SOURCES: Edmunds.com 13
  14. 14. Emerging Manufacturers Tesla V-Vehicle Magna
  15. 15. Top Trade-Ins Top New Purchases 1. Ford Explorer (98) 1. Ford Focus 2. Ford Explorer (97) 2. Honda Civic 3. Ford Explorer (96) 3. Toyota Corolla 4. For Explorer (99) 4. Toyota Prius 5. Jeep Grand Cherokee 5. Ford Escape 6. Jeep Cherokee 6. Toyota Camry 7. Ford Explorer (95) 7. Dodge Caliber 8. Ford Explorer (94) 8. Hyundai Elantra 9. Ford Windstar (97) 9. Honda Fit 10. Dodge Caravan (99) 10. Chevy Cobalt Cash-for-Clunkers Program Source: US DOT, 8/3/2009
  16. 16. Standard Technological Features
  17. 17. Chinese Interest Chongqing Changan BYD Auto China FAW Group
  18. 18. Regional Snapshot | Market Trends | TMASC Evolution 19
  19. 19. www.txmxautomotive.com
  20. 20. Developed by Bexar County Economic Development, Strategic Initiatives Division 21

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