SAO PAULO – Brazil once was the country global auto makers looked to establish production facilities, but no longer. The reasons range from currency exchange rates to the high cost of labor to lack of free-trade pacts. Mexico and Guaiba, Rio Grande do Sul, for instance, currently are among the finalists for the location where Toyota Motor Corp.'s new compact car will be built. But while it was believed Brazil would be the obvious choice for the plant, industry observers now say it may ...
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