SAO PAULO – Despite Brazil’s vehicle production increase of 0.8% in the first 10 months – from year-ago’s 1.49 million units to 1.50 million – vehicle registrations have fallen 8.1%, from 1.23 million to 1.13 million. Although October sales rose 12.6% over September, from 125,035 units to 140,749, analysts here say some vehicles have yet to be registered. Ka sales contributed to Ford Brazil’s market growth through October. Nevertheless, auto makers say things are looking up. ...

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