SAO PAULO – Brazil’s auto makers are preparing to meet an increase in domestic vehicle demand this year with extra production shifts. The National Association of Automotive Vehicle Manufacturers (Anfavea) forecasts a 5% increase in sales this year, although January paced 13% ahead of year-ago – a record for the month – with deliveries of 150,100 vehicles, excluding exports. Fiat Automoveis SA is setting up a third shift at its Betim, Minas Gerais plant with another 1,200 workers, after ...

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