Brazil Automobile Production Down 3.6 Percent

By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — According to the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers (ANFAVEA), domestic manufacturing of vehicles decreased 3.6 percent in March with 271,200 vehicles produced, compared to 281,500 vehicles produced in February. This decrease was in all areas of production: cars, light commercial vehicles, trucks and buses.

Data sets from March 2013 and March 2014 show an overall decline in vehicle production in the previous year of 17.6 percent. In the first three months of this year, production slowed down to 8.4 percent with 789,800 vehicles produced in . . .

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