Government plan hopes to cut firings SAO PAULO — Brazil's government says it will give automakers tax concessions and below-the-market financing in exchange for not firing any workers for three months. Automakers are cutting production and workers after vehicle sales continue to fall. Sales dropped 57% in February. The 36,315 units sold were the worst results since 1992. The government is considering creating a new line of credit for suppliers that want to expand their export business. The ...

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