Tag: Brazil

Great Wall Motor Acquires Brazilian Factory From Daimler

Great Wall Motor (GWM) has signed an agreement to acquire Daimler AG’s factory in Iracemapolis, Brazil. The agreement includes a transfer of ownership for the site’s land, buildings, machinery, and all other properties (excluding personnel). The news comes roughly eight months after Daimler announced that it would wind down car production in Brazil due to […]

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2022 Commander Officially Revealed As The First Jeep Developed And Produced In Brazil

A few weeks after Jeep published the first set of official images and videos for the Commander, the SUV has been officially unveiled. The new Commander, developed and produced in Brazil, is based on the Small Wide Platform underpinning the Compass, but it features a longer and fully redesigned body allowing for a 7-seater cabin. Jeep’s […]

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Yikes, See A Brand New Ferrari SF90 Stradale Get Dropped From A Car Carrier In Brazil

If you’d just spent over $1 million on a brand new Ferrari SF90 Stradale, you’d expect it to be treated with the utmost respect while being transported to you. However, that’s not what happened in Brazil recently. A video has just surfaced on social media that shows a yellow SF90 Stradale being unloaded by a […]

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Toyota Brazil Will Trade You A Hilux For Your Crop If You’re A Farmer

Toyota do Brazil is expanding a service that allows farmers to trade their crops for a brand new vehicle. Toyota Barter was first introduced as a pilot project from the Japanese automaker in 2019 and has now expanded to nine states across Brazil. The automaker says that 16 percent of its sales already come from […]

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Reversing Honda And Chevy Rear-End Each Other In Perfect Sync

A security camera has captured the moment that two cars reversed into each other in Itapolis, Sao Paulo, Brazil in a scene that you wouldn’t believe was possible if it wasn’t recorded on video. The footage was filmed outside an automotive repair center and shows the driver of a white Chevrolet Onix reversing out onto […]

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Apple Fined $2 Million for Selling iPhones Without Charger in Brazil

Apple has been fined nearly $2 million in Brazil for selling iPhones without a charger in the box, citing environmental reasons. The fine has been imposed by Procon-SP, the Brazilian consumer protection regulator in Sāo Paulo. Apple has been roughly fined R$10.5 million, which is roughly equivalent to US$2 million. Apple has also been accused […]

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Ford Ceases All Production In Brazil As It Moves To Restructure Its South American Operations

Shortly after abandoning plans for an Indian joint venture with Mahindra, Ford has announced they’re restructuring their South American operations. The big news is the closure of the Camaçari, Taubaté and Troller plants in Brazil. Main production at the Camaçari and Taubaté plants will “cease immediately,” although some parts production will continue for a few […]

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