RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite the drastic drop in vehicle sales and the resulting increase in the idleness of automakers during the pandemic, consumers have been noting the shortage of some versions of large-volume models in the Brazilian market. Far beyond the sudden increase of suppliers' demand, which are not managing to cope with orders due to the economic crisis, the issue once again illustrates the fragility of the links in the automotive chain in the country.
According to EXAME's report, versions of compact models are lacking in some market places.
With the pandemic, many suppliers decided to . . .