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Cars made in Brazil are deadly

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SAO PAULO, Brazil -

Experts say the thousands of Ford, Fiats and Chevrolets that roll off the assembly line each day in Brazil are contributing to a national tragedy.

Experts complain that thousands of Brazilians are dying every year in auto accidents because the cars produced in the country are made with inferior materials.

An Associated Press analysis of Brazilian Health Ministry data shows a death rate from car accidents in Brazil nearly four times that in the U.S.

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