SAO PAULO – Brazil’s National Association of Vehicle Manufacturers (Anfavea) is forecasting a 20.9% jump in domestic vehicle sales in 2008 over year-ago’s 2.97 million. Anfavea also estimates production of 3.6 million vehicles for the year. Should the forecasts hold true, Brazil will move up a notch to become the world’s seventh-largest vehicle-producing country. What’s more, if the sizzling sales pace continues, even at a slightly lower rate in the year’s second half, the country ...

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