• Oct 10, 2018

     


    The Truck plant in São Bernardo do Campo – SP has increased exports by 34% in shipments of Accelo and Atego trucks to 20 countries in Africa and the Middle East compared to 2017. Exports are likely to keep growing in 2019 with tailor-made solutions for beverage distribution.

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    PSR Analysis: The fall in the market since 2013 pushed this Brazilian truck OEM to shift its emphasis to exports. Since then, have grown. The remaining idle capacity and currency depreciation makes the export scenario extremely positive. The >Read more

  • Aug 27, 2018

    The largest event of the Diesel community in Brazil, the 15th SAE BRAZIL Forum of Diesel Technologies and Alternatives for Commercial and Off-Highway Vehicles - Paraná and Santa Catarina Section - was held Aug. 14-15, 2018..  Carlos Briganti, right, the managing director of Power Systems Research in Brazil, led a discussion addressing the challenges and future of diesel engines, as well as the current alternatives presented for light, heavy, extra-heavy and off-road commercial vehicles. >Read more

  • May 23, 2017

    Fabio Ferraresi contributed to this report

     

    Agrishow Registers Sales Increase of 13%

    The biggest agricultural fair of Brazil posted sales of 2.2 billion BRL, up13% compared to last year's show. The volume might be even higher when adding business done by banks and transactions started at the fair. Total results are expected in the next weeks.

    Source: Automotive Business

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  • May 3, 2017

     

    Argentina Passenger Car Production Drops

    Source: Autodata

    Although first quarter sales were up by 15.4%, from 60,700 units in Q1 2016 to 68,9 00 units in Q1 2017, production in the same period dropped by 7.4%, from 98,200 to 90,900 vehicles.

    Exports dropped from 46,700 in Q1 2016 to 40,200 vehicles in Q1 2017.

    PSR Analysis: Despite the analysis of ADEFA that ties this production to shutdown period differences in 2017 and 2016, this decline was due to a drop in exports to Brazil and the inventory adjustment due to this reduction. Although sales in >Read more

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