SAO PAULO – Stricter emissions standards and legislation aimed at protecting the domestic auto industry mean Brazilians must wait months or even years for imported vehicles that are readily available in other South American countries. Argentina, the continent's second-largest vehicle producer, currently imports the Chevrolet Avalanche and the Renault Megane directly from their manufacturers abroad. The Audi A3, which is exported from Germany to Argentina, will not arrive in Brazil until ...

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