Automakers increase prices, interest rates SAO PAULO — Several automakers raise prices and interest rates in Brazil to adjust for currency-rate fluctuations and pay increases for workers. Audi AG increases its prices 1.4% partly as a result of increased labor costs while Volvo Car Corp. announced price hikes of 2.7%. BMW AG ended its promotional 0.5% interest rate. Customers now will have to pay the traditional 5% to 7% for car financing. Meanwhile, Volkswagen AG has announced a price ...

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