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Jaguar Land Rover opens plant in Brazil

Jaguar Land Rover opens plant in Brazil

The British premium automaker opened its first wholly-owned car manufacturing plant outside of the United Kingdom. In 2013, Jaguar Land Rover looked with much more confidence towards the Brazilian auto market and announced it would invest 750 million reais (215.2 million dollars) to build its first car plant outside UK. […]

Toyota opens its first engine plant in Brazil

Toyota opens its first engine plant in Brazil

The Japanese automaker said its new engine manufacturing facility in Brazil was now fully operational, nearly 4 years after it announced the investment. Toyota committed in 2012 to build its first engine plant in Brazil, as it planned to boost local production on the grounds that the regional market was […]

Nissan Brazil introduces the new Kicks crossover

Nissan Brazil introduces the new Kicks crossover

Following a long and arduous teaser campaign, the Brazilian unit of the Japanese automaker has decided to officially present the new Kicks crossover in production form. Nissan first hinted at the model back in 2014 during the Sao Paulo Motor Show when we also heard of the Kicks nameplate for […]

Fiat introduces Mobi mini crossover in Brazil

Fiat introduces Mobi mini crossover in Brazil

The Brazilian unit of the Italian automaker has recently debuted the Mobi, a supermini treated in crossover cue – a viable South American successor to the Panda 4×4. It appears the Renault Kwid, which hasn’t even been offered yet in South America, already has a preemptive competitor – one that […]

Honda does not rush to make more cars in Brazil just yet

Honda does not rush to make more cars in Brazil just yet

The Japanese automaker is postponing for now the start of production at Honda’s new plan in Brazil, Bloomberg reports. As Brazil’s economy has been under a lot of pressure lately, many automakers are reconsidering their local investment strategy. Honda was initially targeting to double its production in the country to […]

Brazilian 2017 Volkswagen Saveiro gets a new refresh

Brazilian 2017 Volkswagen Saveiro gets a new refresh

While not entirely official, the facelifted Volkswagen Saveiro has apparently been showcased in Brazil. While the automaker adopts its classic evolutionary design stance, the mechanical updates are more relevant for the pickup truck. The Saveior has been on the Brazilian market since 2010 and was last refreshed back in 2014, […]