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Number of vehicles in Brazil up 2.5%

19 de maio de 2016

The total amount of automobiles, light commercial vehicles, trucks and buses in the country reached 42.6 million last year.

São Paulo – The total number of vehicles in Brazil reached 42.6 million automobiles, light commercial vehicles, trucks and buses in 2015, up 2.5% from 2014, the National Auto Parts Industry Union (Sindipeças) reported this Thursday (19th).

The average vehicle age was 8 years and 11 months in 2015, up from 8 years and 8 months in 2014. That means less brand-new vehicles were sold in 2015 than in 2014.

As of last year, there were 13.6 million motorcycles in Brazil.

*Translated by Gabriel Pomerancblum