Brazil to slowly roll back tax breaks on cars in 2014

3:38 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 24, 2013
The Brazilian government will gradually roll back tax breaks on cars next year amid worries from producers that higher duties could hit sales in the South American country....
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EU launches WTO dispute against Brazil to challenge car taxes

Dec. 19, 2013 12:08 CET
The EU launched a case against Brazil at the World Trade Organization to challenge Brazil's taxes on imports ranging from cars to computers....
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Ford plans to launch new Ka in Europe in 2015

Dec. 5, 2013 12:42 CET
Ford of Europe plans to launch a new Ka in the region in 2015 based on the Ka Concept unveiled in Brazil last month. The five-door model will replace the three-door Ka....
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Jaguar Land Rover to start Brazil output in 2016

Dec. 5, 2013 22:26 CET
Jaguar Land Rover plans to build a factory in Brazil with a capacity of 24,000 vehicles a year. Production should begin in 2016....
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VW's Piech: Not a quick study

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
Volkswagen Chairman Ferdinand Piech said he understands Europe, China and Brazil but understands the United States only "to a certain degree so far."...
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Jaguar Land Rover plans $437 million Brazil factory, gov't sources say

Nov. 26, 2013 10:09 CET
Jaguar Land Rover will invest about 1 billion reais ($436.9 million) to build a new manufacturing plant in Brazil's state of Rio de Janeiro, three government sources told Reuters. Production at the factory, to be built in the city of Itatiaia, could begin as early as 2015....
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Jaguar Land Rover mulls car plant in Brazil

Nov. 14, 2013 13:25 CET
Jaguar Land Rover says it is studying the possibility of opening an assembly plant in Brazil, adding that it has ambitious plans to expand its manufacturing footprint outside the UK....
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Ford says Ka could build share in global markets

10:24 am U.S. ET | Nov. 13, 2013
Ford introduced the Ka Concept today in Brazil, calling it the company's first global entrant in the sub-B small car segment. Ford executives say they want the Ka to help the company grow market share in developing markets around the world. Ford is counting on the Ka to follow in the footsteps of the EcoSport subcompact crossover...
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