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US: Miami auto show riding on Latin identity

US: Miami auto show riding on Latin identity

The Miami International Auto Show, held every November, is generally a localized and limited event, but the organizers are now mulling turning into a major event on the annual industry calendar. The area could capitalize on the arrival of wealthy South Americans who flee unstable economies such as Argentina, Brazil, […]

Citroen C4 Sedan to be launched in Latin America

Citroen C4 Sedan to be launched in Latin America

Citroen is planning to introduce the C4 Sedan to the Latin American markets, where the model should make its way onto the market over the following months. After enlightening us with the DS Wild Rubis Concept, which will be eventually transformed into a production crossover, the French based automaker Citroen […]

Peugeot looking to BRICS countries for recovery

Peugeot looking to BRICS countries for recovery

PSA Peugeot Citroen is looking to Brazil, China and Russia for salvation, as its heavy exposure to France, Italy and Spain has brought its finances in a disastrous state. Deeply affected by the crisis in Europe, Peugeot wants to significantly reduce its dependency on European markets. PSA Peugeot Citroen CEO […]

Renault considering new plant in Venezuela

Renault considering new plant in Venezuela

Renault is considering the possibility of building a plant in Venezuela to increase its production capacity outside struggling Europe. Renault already has three plants in Latin America, in Argentina, Brazil and Colombia, as well as six factories in France. The French automaker said in a statement on Monday that it […]

Audi’s new Mexico plant will cost under $2 bln

Audi’s new Mexico plant will cost under $2 bln

Upmarket German auto firm Audi will build its next plant in Mexico rather than Tennessee, US – as they look to future growth by Volkswagen. The investment will be less than $2 billion, Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler said on Thursday, without providing a figure Reuters reports. “We are talking […]

Mexico Reaches Auto Trade Accord With Brazil

Mexico Reaches Auto Trade Accord With Brazil

Mexico and Brazil reached a deal to limit the number of vehicle exports from Mexico to Brazil, fixing an export quota for the next three years to save a decade-old trade agreement between Latin America’s two dominant economies. Mexico agreed to limit car exports to Brazil to roughly $1.55 billion […]

Volvo Buses delivers 688 bus chassis to Bogota city

Volvo Buses delivers 688 bus chassis to Bogota city

Volvo Bus Latin America has recently sold 688 bus chassis to the capital of Colombia Bogota, the largest deal ever for the company in the country. Under the agreement, Volvo Bus will provide 500 chassis for conventional buses, as well as 48 articulated and 97 biarticulated buses. The new buses […]