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Automakers still confident in Brazil, but Mexico has the upper hand


Brazil is now faced with three years of declining sales and with voices in the industry claiming that unused production capacity could be above 50% in 2015. Still, automakers are ready to endure the beating in hope of better prospects in the near future. Although currently the market – with Brazil being the largest economy in South America – is anything ...
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