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GM and Toyota to boost Brazil exports

28 April 2017 | Fernando Calmon

GM and Toyota to boost Brazil exports Fernando Calmon The 70% year on year growth in exports from Brazilian auto plants in the first quarter of 2017 delighted the automakers and has prompted som... read more


Argentine built redesigned Toyota Hilux threatens Chevrolet's S10

23 November 2015 | Fernando Calmon

Argentine built redesigned Toyota Hilux threatens Chevrolet's S10 Fernando Calmon Toyota's South American specification redesigned Hilux medium-size pick-up truck poses a serious threat to Chevro... read more


BRAZIL: Auto investments offset sales and production gloom

24 August 2015 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL: Auto investments offset sales and production gloom Fernando Calmon Production and sales results have been gloomy in Brazil all year but recent confirmation of four new auto investments provid... read more


BRAZIL: Big Four steadily losing market share

26 May 2015 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL: Big Four steadily losing market share Fernando Calmon Though Brazil sales are estimated to fall 13% to 19% in 2015, depending on the forecaster's optimism or pessimism, not all brands will be... read more


VENEZUELA: Vehicle output in 2014 slumps to record low

19 January 2015 | Graeme Roberts

VENEZUELA: Vehicle output in 2014 slumps to record low Graeme Roberts Vehicle production in recession-hit Venezuela fell 72.5% last year to just 19,759 units, national automakers organisation Cavenez... read more


BRAZIL: Jury still out on a flat or growth 2015

12 January 2015 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL: Jury still out on a flat or growth 2015 Fernando Calmon In automotive terms, 2014 surely will not be missed after the Brazilian domestic market’s 7.1% sales downturn. Combined with the ... read more


BRAZIL: Boosted buying power changes car buyer profile and market segmentation

22 December 2014 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL: Boosted buying power changes car buyer profile and market segmentation Fernando Calmon In the last 12 years, as annual new vehicle sales have climbed 140%, the Brazilian buyer profile has cha... read more


BRAZIL: Three-cylinder turbocharged engines on 'fast forward'

1 December 2014 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL: Three-cylinder turbocharged engines on 'fast forward' Fernando Calmon At least three automakers here in Brazil are betting on turbocharger technology for their new, one-litre, three-cylinder ... read more


SAO PAULO SHOW: This year's was one of the best

10 November 2014 | Fernando Calmon

SAO PAULO SHOW: This year's was one of the best Fernando Calmon Attracting over 750,000 visitors in 11 days, the São Paulo motor show saw several locally made and imported new model launches o... read more


VENEZUELA: Chinese automakers expanding in Venezuela

31 July 2014 | Staff reporter

VENEZUELA: Chinese automakers expanding in Venezuela Staff reporter China’s Chery Automobile has signed an agreement to export 13,000 cars to Venezuela this year. Since entering Venezuela in... read more


BRAZIL: Auto investment attraction to endure - KPMG

13 June 2014 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL: Auto investment attraction to endure - KPMG Fernando Calmon A KPMG International survey of the auto industry showed that 40% of executives interviewed intend to invest in the Brazil... read more


BRAZIL: Fiat profit down 81% in 2013

15 May 2014 | Graeme Roberts

BRAZIL: Fiat profit down 81% in 2013 Graeme Roberts Only two automakers – Fiat and Renault – are organised in Brazil as PLC companies and therefore obligated by law to issue financial res... read more


BRAZIL: Inovar-Auto programme encourages R&D centres

10 March 2014 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL: Inovar-Auto programme encourages R&D centres Fernando Calmon The Brazilian government's new Inovar-Auto regime introduced in 2013 has provided stimuli for the auto industry to invest a p... read more


BRAZIL: New importers' association vows no ties with Anfavea

25 February 2014 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL: New importers' association vows no ties with Anfavea Fernando Calmon For the first time since its foundation in 1956, the national automakers association Anfavea will co-exist with a similar ... read more


BRAZIL [updated 22.10.13]: Nissan Sentra and Chevrolet Tracker face quota barrier

21 October 2013 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL [updated 22.10.13]: Nissan Sentra and Chevrolet Tracker face quota barrier Fernando Calmon For almost two years, imports from Mexico, with which Brazil has a free trade agreement (FYA), have b... read more


BRAZIL: Ford Focus gears for C segment battle

2 October 2013 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL: Ford Focus gears for C segment battle Fernando Calmon The arrival of Ford's third generation Focus looks like shaking up the compact-medium (C) segment here in Brazil but it will soon face ne... read more


COLOMBIA: Government rule cuts H1 truck sales

16 July 2013 | Juan Vargas

COLOMBIA: Government rule cuts H1 truck sales Juan Vargas A government decree which it made practically impossible to register new trucks above 10.5 tonnes this year – to protect smaller transp... read more


COLOMBIA [updated extra data 16:00]: Car sales fall reflects economy

18 June 2013 | Juan Vargas

COLOMBIA [updated extra data 16:00]: Car sales fall reflects economy Juan Vargas Colombian car sales in May were off 10.4% year on year (from 27,339 to 24,488) but that was nonetheless the secon... read more


COLOMBIA: Sales fell 23% YTD in Q1 but recovery is expected

24 April 2013 | Graeme Roberts

COLOMBIA: Sales fell 23% YTD in Q1 but recovery is expected Graeme Roberts The government announcement about reducing credit interest rates came as Colombian new car sales fell 23% YTD though month o... read more


BRAZIL: Hyundai HB20S a strong competitor in compact saloon market

25 March 2013 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL: Hyundai HB20S a strong competitor in compact saloon market Fernando Calmon Hyundai has hit the target again in designing the HB20S for South America. The compact hatchback 's saloon spin-off... read more


COLOMBIA – 2013 starts slow but forecast is 325,000 units

18 February 2013 | Juan Vargas

COLOMBIA – 2013 starts slow but forecast is 325,000 units Juan Vargas Colombian car sales dipped 4.2% year on year to 19,541 units in January but it was still the second best result for that month on... read more


BRAZIL [updated 29.1.13]: More engine plants in the pipeline

28 January 2013 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL [updated 29.1.13]: More engine plants in the pipeline Fernando Calmon A new investment boom to make engines in Brazil is on the way. These ideas have been around since 2011 and took firmer sha... read more


BRAZIL: A good 2012 likely to push sales to 4m in 2013

14 January 2013 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL: A good 2012 likely to push sales to 4m in 2013 Fernando Calmon The Brazilian auto sales tally for 2012 was quite close to industry lobby group Anfavea's predictions, though some sectors were ... read more


COLOMBIA: Sales off 3% but 2012 still second best year ever

9 January 2013 | Juan Vargas

COLOMBIA: Sales off 3% but 2012 still second best year ever Juan Vargas A decrease in export market demand for Colombian products and commodities combined with domestic speculation about car tax refo... read more


BRAZIL: Chevrolet Onix supplants Celta staple

12 November 2012 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL: Chevrolet Onix supplants Celta staple Fernando Calmon The launch of the Chevrolet Onix is one of the most significant in Brazil this year. It is a true successor to the Celta as the brand&... read more


PRODUCT EYE(S): São Paulo show becomes truly international

30 October 2012 | Fernando Calmon

PRODUCT EYE(S): São Paulo show becomes truly international Fernando Calmon The media preview days may have come and gone but the Sao Paulo motor show is still open to the public (until 4 Novemb... read more


SAO PAULO SHOW: Final list of global debuts

26 October 2012 | Glenn Brooks

SAO PAULO SHOW: Final list of global debuts Glenn Brooks The 51st Salão Internacional do Automóvel in the city of São Paulo opened on 22 October 2012. There were world premieres ... read more


COLOMBIA: Car sales lose momentum ahead of Bogotá show

8 October 2012 | Juan Vargas

COLOMBIA: Car sales lose momentum ahead of Bogotá show Juan Vargas The expected slow-down ahead of the Bogotá show boost resulted in the lowest September new vehicle sales here in Colombia for... read more


COLOMBIA: Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations begin with Japan

3 October 2012 | Juan Vargas

COLOMBIA: Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations begin with Japan Juan Vargas A year ago, Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos visited Japan to promote commerce between both countries. Now, th... read more


PRODUCT EYE: Toyota Brazil's Etios below expectations in some areas

1 October 2012 | Fernando Calmon

PRODUCT EYE: Toyota Brazil's Etios below expectations in some areas Fernando Calmon Toyota Brazil's first compact car line is changed in detail compared with the 'designed-for-emerging-markets' model... read more


COLOMBIA: August sales slow 10%, hold steady YTD

10 September 2012 | Juan Vargas

COLOMBIA: August sales slow 10%, hold steady YTD Juan Vargas After the Colombian peso devalued following the Central Bank's announcement that the economy was slowing, car sales fell to 25,662 units... read more


BRAZIL: After nine years, a new Ford EcoSport

13 August 2012 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL: After nine years, a new Ford EcoSport Fernando Calmon After a long, nine-year life cycle for the first Ford Brazil EcoSport compact SUV, finally comes the long-anticipated 'MkII' , clearly e... read more


BRAZIL: VW to enlarge Taubaté plant to produce Up

23 July 2012 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL: VW to enlarge Taubaté plant to produce Up Fernando Calmon After considering proposals from at least four states, Volkswagen decided instead to enlarge the Taubaté manufacturing site 81... read more


BRAZIL: Spin repositions Chevrolet in minivan sector

2 July 2012 | Fernando Calmon

BRAZIL: Spin repositions Chevrolet in minivan sector Fernando Calmon Although the Brazilian minivan market is  facing a severe slump (Citroën finally discontinued the outdated Xsara Picasso... read more


BRAZIL/INDONESIA: GM annnounces Chevrolet Spin for low income markets

21 June 2012 | Glenn Brooks

BRAZIL/INDONESIA: GM annnounces Chevrolet Spin for low income markets Glenn Brooks GM do Brasil has announced the Chevrolet Spin, its replacement for the locally-made Meriva and Zafira. This also mea... read more


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