SAO PAULO – Although Brazil’s auto part makers complain to President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and other political leaders about unfavorable exchange rates, the regional component industry is producing at full steam. Electromecanica Dyna, which makes windshield wipers, reported a 9% increase in sales in the first quarter, including orders from new clients such as Renault SA and PSA Peugeot Citroen. Saint Gobain Sekurit says its glass component orders are up 4% in the second fiscal quarter. ...
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