SAO PAULO — Jose Carlos Pinheiro Neto, vice president of General Motors do Brasil, predicts Brazil will sell 1.8 million vehicles in 2001, noting that the country is key to global auto manufacturers due to its potential growth. Brazil has one vehicle for every nine inhabitants. Argentina has one vehicle for every five persons and in Mexico, it's one to seven. “To reach the same level as Argentina, Brazil will have to double its fleet,” the GM executive says. “This opens up an amazing ...

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