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Brazil 1954-1961: VW Fusca leads the way

Thanks to Brazilian car sales expert Marcelo de Vasconcellos from The Truth About Cars and Quatro Rodas, I can share with you Historical Info about Brazil's best selling models. The VW Beetle, called "Fusca" locally, started being assembled in Brazil in 1953 with parts imported from Germany, but by 1959 the cars…

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France 1960: Renault Dauphine reigns

Renault Dauphine In 1960, new vehicle registrations of locally-produced models in France progress by 11.1% to 756,025 units. Citroen (+6.8%) repeats at #1 with 30.8% of the market, with Renault (+14.5%) catching up to 28.7% vs. 27.8% the year prior. Simca (+15.6%) remains in third place, widening the gap with…

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