HERMOSILLO, Sonora.- This Thursday at the Ford Stamping and Assembly Plant in Hermosillo, production of the iconic utility truck, the Bronco Sport off-road SUV, began production.
The company with the blue oval has called this new version of the Ford Bronco “The most Mexican off-road SUV of all”, whose assembly began this day at the local factory.
Through a statement, the automaker reported that the Hermosillo plant was transformed to accommodate this car, for which adaptations were made and a completely new paint area was developed.
This, in order to have enough space and exceed the production standards required by the firm.
Through an event held this morning at the Sonoran plant, Héctor Pérez, CEO of Ford México, described as an honor that Mexico builds this product because it marks a milestone for the company.
With all certainty I can assure you that our clients, here and in the world, will take all the talent of Mexico with them in Ford Bronco Sport ”, he declared.
The team of engineers that will build the new car in Hermosillo was led and integrated by collaborators from the country, who were in charge of making this SUV ready to face all types of terrain.
Some of the main developments made by Mexicans are the interiors, the electrical system and the engine, with what they consider the name of Mexico is raised.
The Hermosillo plant, said Marcos Pérez, director of Product Development for Ford Mexico, was ideal to house this new product, due to its strategic location, Mexico’s leadership and its passion for developing excellent products.
“Ford Bronco Sport is a vehicle of vital importance for both the brand and the Ford Bronco family, and it could not have been possible to develop it without the great support of Mexico, since approximately 70% of the Ford Bronco Sport engineering was done. by this team to achieve a product of excellent quality ”, he stated.