Renault is boosting the capacity of its engine plant in Brazil 25% to 500,000 units annually between now and 2013 to meet a planned increase in vehicle production. The facility, opened in 1999 at the Ayrton Senna production site in Curitiba, will be increased in size by 53,819 sq.-ft. (5,000 sq.-m) to allow for the added production. Renault also has a car plant and a light-commercial-vehicle operation at the complex. Annual vehicle production now is more than 280,000 units, but ...

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