SAO PAULO - Brazil's No.1 bus maker, Marcopolo SA, says it plans to begin exporting vehicles to the U.S. and Canada beginning next year. Marcopolo will ship completely knocked-down vehicles for assembly at its Mexico factory. Carlos Zignani, Marcopolo sales director, says the company is hoping to grab 10% of the U.S. bus market. The bus maker's Mexican unit assembled 1,423 buses in 2001 and is expected to increase output by 20% this year. Marcopolo's Colombian factory is slated to ...
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