An important exemption at the border in Nueva León will leave the Mexican government to Teslasince it will create a differentiated lane for the passage of suppliers to the United States through the Colombia Solidaridad border post, according to reports Bloomberg.
US Customs and Border Protection, however, has not given Tesla such a waiver, according to an agency spokesperson, so it seems ease of access is just one way for now.
“For northbound commercial trucks on the Colombia-Solidarity Bridge, there are currently only the regular cargo lanes and the Free and Secure Trade (FAST) lane, which is for the exclusive use of businesses that are enrolled in the CBP program. -Trade Partnership against Terrorism (C-TPAT),” Rick Pauza, public affairs officer for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, told TechCrunch. “There is no separate, dedicated lane for Tesla or any specific company.”
Nuevo León is home to at least six Tesla suppliers, including APG Mexico and Taiwan-based companies EnFlex Corp. and Quanta Computer. Iván Rivas, the region’s economy minister, told Bloomberg that Nuevo León is becoming a “hub for electromobility,” and that he expects the electric vehicle industry to contribute between 5% and 7% of investment in the region. the state this year.
Important: The dedicated lane, which is only for the company and suppliers, not for Tesla owners.