SAO PAULO — General Motors do Brasil is following the inauguration of its US$556 million state-of-the-art Celta subcompact factory in Gravatai, Rio Grande do Sul (see WAI — July '99, p.1), with news that it is allocating US$1.5 billion to update its new products in the state of Sao Paulo. One of the new models that will be produced in Sao Paulo is the compact Zafira multi-purpose vehicle. GM Chairman John F. Smith Jr. made the announcement to Sao Paulo Governor Mario Covas on a recent ...

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