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Volkswagen do Brasil Ltda.
Type subsidiary
Founded 1953
Headquarters Sao Paulo, Brazil
Area served South America
Industry Automotive industry
Products automobiles
Owner(s) Volkswagen Group

Volkswagen do Brasil Ltda. is a subsidiary arm of Volkswagen Group, established in 1953.


Brazilian developed Volkswagens

The 2003 VW Gol 1.6 Total Flex was the first full flexible-fuel vehicle launched in Brazil, capable of running on any blend of gasoline and ethanol (E100).
VW Type 2 TotalFlex (Known as "Kombi").

Many of its models were designed especially for Brazil:


Also of some interest in Volkswagen do Brasil's history is the AutoLatina arrangement between Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group, from 1987 to 1995.

Truck & Bus

Volkswagen do Brasil was also responsible for the development and creation of Volkswagen Caminhões Ltda, Volkswagen's Truck and Bus subsidiary 1979-1999, which is now run by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.

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