SAO PAULO – First-quarter vehicle licenses in Brazil fell 0.8% compared with year-ago, marking the first drop in January-through-March volume since 2003, on sales of 818,400 cars, vans, trucks and buses. The break in eight years of first-quarter growth sounded an alarm bell among auto makers and dealers pressuring the government to adopt short-term measures designed to boost sales, especially relaxing credit rules. President Dilma Rousseff has not eased consumer credit, but ...
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