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United Kingdom

Marcelo Rochabrun

How Uber drains carmaker profits in Latin America's biggest market

11 Dec 2019

SAO PAULO Like many Uber drivers in Sao Paulo, the ride-hailing app's busiest city in the world, Augusto Caio Pereira does not actually own or lease the car he nudges through the city's notorious traffic jams every day.

Brazil airline Gol's new offer for loyalty plan boosts shares

09 Dec 2019

SAO PAULO Brazilian airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA made a fresh bid on Monday to take over its lucrative loyalty program, Smiles Fidelidade SA , lifting shares of both.

UPDATE 1-Brazil auto production, sales to rise next year - Anfavea

05 Dec 2019

SAO PAULO, Dec 5 Brazilian auto production and sales are expected to rise next year, the national automakers' association Anfavea said on Thursday, without providing more specific guidance.

Flying 14 hours or more? Boeing sees longer routes as 'key' for growth

13 Nov 2019

SAO PAULO Serving airlines that will operate flights lasting 14 hours or longer is a "key consideration" for Boeing Co's global growth strategy over the next 20 years, an executive said on Tuesday.

Embraer lowers dividend guidance, burns cash, as Boeing deal hits snags

12 Nov 2019

SAO PAULO Brazilian planemaker Embraer signalled it may issue a smaller dividend to shareholders as it burns through cash before finalising a $4.2 billion (£3.3 billion) commercial passenger jet deal with Boeing , which faces regulatory hurdles.

Uber to let passengers record rides in effort to curb crime in Latin America

06 Nov 2019

SAO PAULO Uber said on Wednesday that it will allow passengers and drivers to record audio of their trips in Brazil and Mexico using a new feature in the app, as the ride-hailing company copes with recurring safety concerns during its trips.

Why Brazil's bid to lure low cost airlines may be doomed

01 Nov 2019

BRASILIA Brazilian government officials this week tempted airline executives with a pitch: Latin America's largest domestic aviation market is opening up and it badly needs more competition.

Brazilian airline Gol reports loss, hit by Boeing 737 troubles

31 Oct 2019

SAO PAULO Brazil's largest airline, Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes , on Thursday reported a 242 million reais ($60.69 million) third-quarter loss, hit by problems affecting its Boeing 737 planes.

World News

U.S. House committee postpones votes on articles of impeachment

U.S. lawmakers will vote Friday on whether to move forward with impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, as the Democratic head of the Judiciary Committee shocked Republicans by declining to hold a late-night vote after a hearing that lasted more than 14 hours.