The governor of Baja California, Marina del Pilar Avila Olmeda, announced an investment of 50 million dollars by the Kenworth company in its plant in Mexicali, dedicated to the construction of vehicles powered by electric energy.
Within the framework of the company’s 65th anniversary, the state leader thanked the high-level investment for the capital of Baja California, which is a reflection of the trust they have in the state, as well as the value and talent of the people of Baja California.
The head of the State Executive Branch expressed that they will always have the support of the State Government and maintained that it is not only good news for the company but also for the environment and for the families of the people who are part of the company.
Kenworth’s Paccar division will expand into the testing area for electric and gas vehicles, a dining room for more than 3,500, and its administrative building.
In her message, the state leader welcomed the executive heads of Kenworth and thanked them for believing in Baja Californian talent, reflecting it in important investments that make Baja California a national reference.
Present at the event were the Secretary of Economy and Innovation, Kurt Honold, the mayor of Mexicali, Norma Bustamante, Preston Feight, CEO of PACCAR, Mike Dozier, Vice President of Paccar and Alejandro Novoa, representative of PACCAR Mexico.