Engines of Growth

Engines of Growth

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The author looks at the economic and political motivations behind Brazil's industrialization policy and their prohibition of car imports in the 1950s. It explains the economic and political motivations behind the plan and why Brazil relied on foreign firms to do the job.The following commercial vehicle projects were approved and implemented: Ford and GM in light trucks; Ford, GM, and MercedesBenz in medium trucks; Mercedes, Scania Vabis, FNM, and International Harvester in heavy trucks; Mercedes inanbsp;...

Title:Engines of Growth
Author:Helen Shapiro
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2006-03-16


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