Vehicle production increased 24.6% in January compared to the same month last year, reaching 216 thousand 834 units of automobiles, light commercial vehicles, trucks and buses. In comparison with December there was growth of 1.5%. The data were released on Tuesday, 6, by Anfavea. According to the president of the entity, Antônio Megale, this was the best result for January since 2014, when 237 thousand 288 units were produced: “Considering the average of the last ten years the average is 217 thousand units for January, which shows that the market is coming out of the most regressive phase and growing again. “ More on pg. 2 Vehicle production grows 24.6% in January Weekly Brazilian automotive industry news | 2.6.2018 Year XII Edition 814