Vehicle production and sales are up in October compared to September, says Anfavea

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The production of vehicles in Brazil in October grew 2.6% compared to September, while sales of new vehicles had an increase of 4.7%, informed this Monday (8) the association of automakers, Anfavea.

Production totaled 177.9 thousand cars, light commercials, trucks and buses and sales corresponded to 162.3 thousand units, the first monthly growth in licenses since the mark of 188.7 thousand registered in May.

In comparison with October last year, when the sector was not yet facing the semiconductor crisis in an intense way, last month’s production dropped 24.8% and sales dropped 24.5%.

Light vehicles – automobiles, pickup trucks, SUVs and vans – had a 3% increase in volume produced in October compared to September, but fell 27.2% on a year earlier, to around 163 thousand units. Trucks, on the other hand, had a decline of 1.7% in the monthly ratio and an increase of 24.6% in the annual, to 13.6 thousand vehicles.

In October, exports of assembled vehicles grew 26.1% compared to September, but retreated 14.6% compared to the same month in 2020, to 29,800 units.

Reference: CNN Brasil

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