Brazil's vehicle production lines all stopped on truck driver strike

All vehicle production lines in Brazil came to a halt on Friday May 25 due to the continuing strike by Brazilian truck drivers over recent rises in fuel prices.

“The truckers’ strike will significantly affect our sales, output and export results,” Antonio Megale, president at national automobile association Anfavea, said late on Thursday May 24. “The automobile industry generates as much as 250 million Reais [$68.72 million] in taxes per day, and therefore this shutdown will have a strong...

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Ana Paula Camargo

May 25, 2018

17:16 GMT

São Paulo