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  • Special Report: Documents suggest multinationals aided Brazil military regime

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - When João Paulo de Oliveira was fired in 1980 by Rapistan, a Michigan-based manufacturer of conveyor belts, his troubles were only beginning. In ensuing years, the military dictatorship that ran Brazil arrested or detained him about...
  • Ventas de automóviles en Brasil caen 14 pct en julio respecto al año pasado: fuente

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Las ventas de automóviles en Brasil cayeron un 14 por ciento en julio frente al mismo mes del año pasado, dijo el viernes una fuente con acceso a datos de la industria, agudizando un declive durante este año. El alza en las tasas de...
  • Producción de automóviles de Brasil sube 17 pct en julio

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - La producción de vehículos en Brasil subió un 17 por ciento en julio desde junio, mientras que las ventas aumentaron un 11,8 por ciento, informó el miércoles la asociación del sector, Anfavea. Las automotrices en Brasil...
  • Documentos sugieren que compañías extranjeras ayudaron a dictadores brasileños

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Cuando João Paulo de Oliveira fue despedido en 1980 por Rapistan, un fabricante de bandas transportadoras basado en Michigan, sus problemas apenas comenzaban. En los años siguientes, la dictadura militar que gobernaba Brasil lo...
  • VW recalls 189,000 SUVs in North America for potential stalling

    VW recalls 189,000 SUVs in North America for potential stalling
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG said on Saturday it is recalling 189,490 Tiguan small sport utility vehicles in North America for potential stalling issues. The German automaker said gas bubbles may form in the fuel system in the affected vehicles...
  • Crece dependencia de Toyota en EEUU ante revés en mercados emergentes

    TOKIO (Reuters) - La dependencia que tiene Toyota Motor Corp de Estados Unidos para alcanzar ganancias récord se profundizaría este año, mientras se espera que las fuertes ventas de vehículos 4X4 y sedanes contrarresten la debilidad en Tailandia y otros...
  • GM ranked worst automaker by U.S. suppliers: survey

    GM ranked worst automaker by U.S. suppliers: survey
    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co , already locked in a public relations crisis because of a deadly ignition defect that has triggered the recall of 2.6 million vehicles, has a new perception problem on its hands. The U.S. company is now considered...
  • Volkswagen Could Build Full-Size SUV in Tennessee

     
    Volkswagen could build a new full-size SUV in its 2-year-old Chattanooga, Tenn., plant. The Detroit News reports the automaker is mulling an expansion in Chattanooga, which produced around 180,000 Passat sedans in 2012, to assemble an SUV designed...
  • Volkswagen AG's Audi will buy Italian motorcycle maker Ducati

    Volkswagen AG's Audi will buy Italian motorcycle maker Ducati
    Volkswagen AG’s Audi announced Wednesday that it will purchase luxury Italian motorcycle maker Ducati. The German auto manufacturer will pay 860 million Euros, or $1.1 billion, for the Bologna-based company, which in recent years had been courted by...
  • California electricity pricing threatens plug-in hybrid affordability

     
    California has been targeted as an early adopter market for plug-in hybrid vehicles, such as the Chevrolet Volt. Yet a study released Thursday said the price of recharging those vehicles may make them less economical to operate than traditional hybrids......
  • Volkswagen unveils redesigned Beetle for 2012

    Volkswagen unveils redesigned Beetle for 2012
    Volkswagen AG showed off a redesigned Beetle on Monday at auto shows in Shanghai, Berlin and New York. The new version is the third generation of the Beetle originally introduced in 1938. The 2012 Beetle is 6 inches longer than its predecessor —...