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Strong car sales lift spirits at Brazil auto show

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Automakers in Brazil last month notched their strongest sales in nearly four years, a leading trade group said on Wednesday, adding to optimism as the auto industry kicked off the biannual Sao Paulo International Motor Show.

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What the Bolsonaro victory means for Brazil’s startup ecosystem

On October 28, far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro won the Brazilian elections after one of the most polarizing campaigns of the last decades.

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Embraer KC-390 Receives Brazilian Type Certification

Embraer’s KC-390 multi-mission military cargo plane has received type certification from Brazil’s civil aviation authority, the ANAC, clearing a path to full operational capability next year.

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Mixed committee approves MP that creates new program of incentives to the automotive sector

The mixed commission that analyzes Provisional Measure (MP) 843/18 signed the necessary agreement and approved on Wednesday (24), a few days after the deadline limit, the creation of a new industrial policy for the Brazilian automotive sector, the House and Senate news agencies.

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Gas-Free Li: Brazil Plans to Roll Out Electric Car by 2020

According to a startup from Santa Catarina, Brazil’s Mobilis have developed a new electric car that will go on sale no later than 2020. The vehicle, named Li, will be the first electric car manufactured entirely in Brazil.

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Brazil to slash electric vehicle tax

Brazil will reduce taxes on mass-produced electric vehicles (EVs) from 25 percent to 18 percent in a bid to boost e-bike, EV and other electric and hybrid vehicle use.

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The World's Best Employers 2018: Alphabet Leads As U.S. Companies Dominate List

What makes Alphabet the best employer in the world? High ratings on working conditions and, most importantly, diversity.

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Brazil’s healthtech sector is new hot spot

Solving big problems for many people is the kind of opportunity that both entrepreneurs and investors love. Like recent Brazilian investment booms focused on fintech innovation and new on-demand business models, there’s been a recent explosion in healthtech startups in Brazil.

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IBM reiterates commitment to Brazil despite uncertainty

IBM has reinforced its commitment to Brazil despite the current economic, social and political disarray the country is currently experiencing - but the company wants to help shape policies to position the tech sector as a protagonist in the recovery.

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Brazilian credit card processor Stone files for Nasdaq IPO

Brazilian credit card processor StoneCo Ltd filed on Monday for an initial public offering (IPO) on New York’s Nasdaq, as competition speeds up among payment companies in Brazil and the economy recovers from a harsh recession.

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