Brazil

Continental to concentrate more on growth opportunities outside Europe

Oct. 23, 2013 15:40 CET
Continental is banking on growth outside Europe to help offset continued weakness in the region and is investing in adding tire production capacity in fast-growing markets....
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Jaguar Land Rover seeks Brazil carmaking experts; eyes entry into market

Oct. 10, 2013 10:28 CET
Jaguar Land Rover is seeking managers with manufacturing experience in Brazil as it mulls following rivals Audi, Mercedes and BMW in building a plant in world's fourth-biggest auto market....
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Volkswagen will invest $236 million in Brazil auto plant

Oct. 4, 2013 10:29 CET
Volkswagen plans to invest $235 million to build the latest Golf in Brazil....
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Mercedes, Audi betting Brazil's luxury market will triple by 2017

Oct. 2, 2013 12:38 CET
Makers of luxury autos from Mercedes to Audi are preparing to build cars again in Brazil in a bet that the country's market for luxury vehicles may triple by 2017....
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Ally raises $611 million from sale of Brazil operations

9:34 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2013
Ally Financial has completed the sale of its Brazil operation to General Motors Financial for about $611 million....
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Mercedes, Audi betting Brazil's luxury market will triple by 2017

6:38 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2013
Makers of luxury autos from Mercedes-Benz to Audi are preparing to build cars again in Brazil in a bet that the country's market for luxury vehicles may triple by 2017....
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Daimler will build Mercedes C class and GLA in Brazil

Oct. 1, 2013 10:49 CET
Daimler will open a new plant in Brazil to build Mercedes cars. The plant will produce the C class sedan and GLA compact SUV....
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Daimler to invest $230 million in new Brazil car plant

4:49 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2013
Germany's Daimler plans to build a new car factory in Brazil, becoming the third German premium automaker to announce such plans within the past year....
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Audi's return to Brazil coincides with leasing revival

Sept. 29, 2013 06:01 CET
Carmakers in Brazil are anticipating leases will spur demand for new models as a tax incentive expires and companies such as Audi start local production....
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Audi resumes Brazil car output in expansion bid to beat BMW

Sept. 17, 2013 17:00 CET
Audi will build the A3 sedan and the Q3 SUV in Brazil starting next year to strengthen its position in Latin America....
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Daimler plans to build Mercedes compact cars in Brazil

Sept. 8, 2013 06:01 CET
Daimler plans to build a new Mercedes factory in Brazil to benefit from growing demand for compact cars in the country, CEO Dieter Zetsche said....
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Daimler to build Mercedes compact cars in Brazil

9:45 am U.S. ET | Sept. 7, 2013
Daimler AG plans to build a new Mercedes factory in Brazil to benefit from growing demand for compact cars in the country, CEO Dieter Zetsche told a German newspaper....
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Venerable VW bus bites the dust at 63

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2013
Volkswagen of America stopped importing the Microbus in 1979, but the beloved hippie van of yesteryear lived on elsewhere. Until now....
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Fiat renews deal with Brazil's Itau Unibanco bank

Aug. 21, 2013 13:08 CET
Fiat says it has renewed a commercial cooperation agreement with Brazilian bank Itau Unibanco to support its sales operations in Brazil....
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Daimler plans Mercedes C-class plant in Brazil, report says

Aug. 4, 2013 14:01 CET
Daimler plans a new factory in Brazil to build the C class, with initial annual capacity of about 20,000 vehicles, a report said....
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