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March 16, 2018

GM Investing $368M in Brazilian Facility Expansion

General Motors is investing approximately $368 million in renovating and expanding one of its industrial complexes in Brazil.

March 8, 2018

Fleet Market in Brazil on the Road to a Long Recovery

The strongest vocational segments operating commercial fleet vehicles are pharmaceuticals, agribusiness, and food corporations. But the majority of fleets in Brazil are smaller, with the average fleet size around 100 units.

January 4, 2018

Renault Targeting 10% Market Share in Brazil in 2018

Renault is aiming to achieve a market share of 10% in Brazil by the end of 2018 and will look to achieve this by expanding its operations across Latin America.

December 19, 2017

Brazil Auto Sales Expecting to Increase in 2018

Automotive sales in Brazil are expected to accelerate next year, beating prior forecasts, as Latin America’s largest economy continues to recover from political and economic instability

December 1, 2017

Daimler Delivers 72 Sprinters to Brazil Transportation Service

A door-to-door transportation service in Sau Paulo, Brazil, received 72 reconstructed Mercedes-Benz Sprinters to improve transportation capabilities for the disabled in the area.

October 30, 2017

GM to Invest $500M in Argentina Facility

Over the next three years, $300 million is set to be invested by GM itself, with the additional $200 million coming from the company’s supplier network.

October 13, 2017

Daimler Invests 600M Euro in Brazil

Mercedes-Benz do Brasil will focus its investments in modernizing its products, digital services, and into production plants in São Bernardo do Campo and Juiz de Fora.

October 4, 2017

GM Folds South America Into New International Unit

General Motors is combining the leadership of its international and South America regions, and has tapped Barry Engle to be president of the integration.

September 19, 2017

Nissan Brazil Assembly Line Reaches 150K Milestone

Nissan has assembled its 150,000 vehicle at its plant in Brazil, accomplishing the milestone a little over three years after the plant was established.

September 1, 2017

Hertz Completes Sale of Brazilian Rental Operations to Localiza

As part of the agreement, which was originally announced on Dec. 5, 2016, Hertz Global Holdings Inc. has now completed the sale of its Brazil car rental and leasing operations to Localiza.

August 2, 2017

Manheim Expands Brazilian Auction Presence

Manheim has acquired Pacto São Paulo and is developing commercial partnerships with six other auction companies to invest in in Brazil.

July 18, 2017

Brazil's Yearly Vehicle Sales Buck June Decline

Auto manufactures in Brazil sold a total of 195,000 vehicles in June, a 0.3% decline compared to the previous month’s sales, but a 13.5% increase compared to the previous year.

April 12, 2017

Copart Opens Sixth Location in Brazil

Copart, Inc. has opened its sixth location in Brazil, according to a company announcement. Its sixth location will be located in Betim, Minas Gerais and will offer a wide selection of salvage and used vehicles, the company noted.

March 13, 2017

Arval's Brazilian Lease Portfolio Grows 14%

Brazil is the second fastest growing vehicle leasing market for Arval, according to financial data released by the company. Arval Brasil has experienced double-digit growth in its vehicle leasing portfolio, growing by 14%.

February 13, 2017

Brazilian Tire Market Forecast to Grow to $6.5B by 2021

Replacement demand for tires in Brazil is anticipated to grow at a faster rate during 2016-2021 than OEM tire demand. Some of the major players operating in Brazil's tire market are Pirelli, Michelin, Goodyear, Bridgestone, Continental and Rinaldi.

January 28, 2017

Renault Grows South America Sales Despite Down Market

The automaker posted a market share of 6.5%, up by 0.3 point in the Americas.

December 16, 2016

Orpak Acquires Brazilian Fuel Management Company

Orpak Systems, a solution and service provider for retail gas stations and commercial fleets, has acquired Brazilian fiscal fuel station management software provider Microsffer.

December 1, 2016

Chery Showcases Brazilian, Colombian Offerings at Auto Shows

During the Sao Paulo and Bogota auto shows, Chery showcased its latest offerings to the Latin American markets.

November 16, 2016

Brazil Auto Industry Seeing Modest Gains

With the opening of the Sao Paulo Auto Show this week, forecasts for growth in the auto industry remain modest.

October 26, 2016

UN Vehicle Regulations Could Cut Latin America Road Deaths

If UN vehicle safety regulations were applied by four key Latin American countries, 40,000 lives could be saved and 400,000 serious injuries prevented by 2030, according to a new report by Global NCAP and the Inter-American Development Bank,


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