SAO PAULO -- Truck maker Scania AB is facing its worst financial loss in its 44-year history in Brazil. Arne Carlsson, president of Scania Latin America, says the company was more than $45 million in the red for the first nine months . The losses, he says, stem from the energy crisis in Brazil; the economic crisis in Argentina; the reduction of economic activity in Asia and Europe; the terrorist attacks in the U.S. and its slowing effect on the global economy, plus high-costs and ...
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