Mexican tequila maker will turn agave waste into biofuel


One of Mexico’s most famous tequila companies, Herradura, hopes to turn into fuel the thousands of tonnes of waste it generates each year from the spiky blue agave plants used to make the spirit, and cut its energy bill, said its engineering director. Herradura, Mexico’s second-biggest tequila company behind José Cuervo, says that by drying More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, February 25th, 2017
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Yucatecan scientist obtains patent for unique seawater desalination system

Jorge Antonio Lechuga Andrade is a chemical engineer from Mérida, Yucatán, who has more than 30 years of professional experience. His work in the industry has led him to rethink the way of doing things, and More...

Designed by Giant Motors, the made-in-Mexico electric vehicle will be manufactured through a collaboration with Moldex, a subsidiary of the world's largest bakery, Bimbo, and Tec de Monterrey (Photo: Banderas News)
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

Slim, Bimbo and Tec de Monterrey to build All-Mexican Electric Vehicle

Mexico City – Uncertainty about where gasoline prices are going in Mexico this year may push more motorists to look for alternatives – such as the product of Carlos Slim’s new venture. A made-in-Mexico More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Mexican researchers present innovative light-duty electric vehicle

A group of Mexican researchers and entrepreneurs presented a light-duty electric vehicle, which has the advantage of having an ultra-fast charge and protection from the electrical network. The Mexican company Vehículos More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Microsoft seeks Mexican millennials to change the world

Microsoft selects the best talent when it comes to target young professionals among the nearly 30 million millennials, residing in Mexico. The company offers career opportunities for students and recent graduates More...

Mexican inventor wants to develop Cco-friendly Micro-refinery (Photo: El Universal)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Mexican inventor wants to develop eco-friendly micro-refinery

Gerardo Nungaray Benítez, better known as “el Güero Bombas”, is an inventor from Zacateas who has won awards worldwide for inventing a catalyst that produces diesel and gasoline using recycled plastics. More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Amazon successfully delivers its first package using a drone

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tweeted on Wednesday December 7th, 2016, that Amazon had successfully completed its first drone delivery as part of its Prime Air initiative. The package was delivered to a customer in the More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Yucatecan jewelery company one of the best to invest in 2017: Forbes

Yucatecan jewelery company Sabido & Basteris is one of the 20 best national companies to invest in 2017, according to prestigious business publication Forbes Magazine. The jewelery and accessories design company More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 17th, 2016

Mexican inventors stand out at Dubai’s Design Week

Two industrial design postgraduate students of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) stood out for their inventions at the Global Grand Show, which was part of the activities of the Dubai Design Week More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Latin America’s largest robotized parking lot is in Mexico City

To address the congestion, pollution, and chaos that parking demand was creating in Mexico City’s downtown area, the Reforma 180 building has invested $12 million USD in what is being described as the largest More...