Abeiva will change name and expand its operations

Abeiva will change name and expand its operations

The Brazilian Association of Importers of Motor Vehicles (Abeiva) revealed plans to change its name to Brazilian Association of Importers and Manufacturers of Motor Vehicles (Abeifa) and consequently alter their work with the automakers.

According to a statement issued by the entity, the goal is to keep the manufacturers that have joined the Innovate-and Auto have announced the construction of plants in the country associated with the group, continuing with the support offered to importers.

"We will work for our members to have their interests safeguarded and please the desires of consumers and investors committed to bringing new products and technologies to Brazil," said Flavio Padovan, president of Abeiva.

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