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Apr 19, 2019

On April 10, 2019, PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM) began exporting the all-new Honda Brio from the port of Tanjung Priok in Jakarta to Philippines, which became the first destination country for the export of the all-new Honda Brio produced at the HPM factory in Karawang, West Java.
According to PT Indonesia Vehicle Terminal Tbk (IPCC), the only motorized terminal operator in Indonesia, IPCC released the first export of 150 units of the all-new Honda Brio to the Philippines on April 10, 2019.
(From Gaikindo press release on April 10, 2019)

Apr 19, 2019

Reported on April 12, 2019, Mazda Sales Thailand has announced record-breaking performance for FY2018 with total sales of 70,468 vehicles, equivalent to a 25% growth from 56,379 units recorded in FY2017.
According to the company, the 25% growth rate is the highest for Mazda worldwide for the second straight year.
Mazda now has a market share of 6.6% in Thailand, which is the second-highest for the brand in the world, and the kingdom is also the sixth-largest market for Mazda globally.
The company targets local sales of 75,000 vehicles in 2019.

(From an article of The Nation on April 12, 2019)

Apr 17, 2019

On April 8, local Brazilian media noted Caoa’s interest in the Ford plant in São Bernardo do Campo.
Already Ford’s leading distributor in Brazil, Caoa would like to continue producing its light trucks, as well as begin building Hyundai’s Xcient heavy truck line, according to sources connected to the negotiations.
Any changeover of ownership is not expected until December 2019.
Caoa already manufactures Hyundai’s HR and HD80 trucks in Anápolis, and has been studying the feasibility of producing semi-heavy and heavy trucks in Brazil.
Recently, pictures have circulated on the internet of Xcient P440 horsepower trucks and the lightweight Mighty in a Goiás courtyard where Caoa moves imported vehicles.
Caoa envisions the São Bernardo do Campo plant as an export platform for the Hyundai truck line to other countries in South America.
Hyundai Xcient trucks are already sold in Uruguay and Paraguay, countries with which Brazil has bilateral trade agreements.
Caoa is the official importer of Hyundai cars made in South Korea, such as the Elantra sedan and Santa Fe SUV, as well as Subaru imports from Japan.

(Fenabrave article on April 8, 2019)

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