BOGATA, Colombia — Busscar is setting up a joint venture with Carocarias Occi­dente to produce buses in Columbia. The contract will be signed less than one month after its rival Marcopolo announced it was entering the Colombian market. Both companies are interested in the Transmilenio, an ambitious program for setting up new bus networks here. Occidente is the second-largest bus-body manufacturer in Colombia, producing 600 buses per year. The new company has set a goal of 900 buses ...

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