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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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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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