Costa Rica hosts Expomóvil 2009

Expomóvil 2009 will be held in La Ribera de Belén from March 13 – 22, with the presence of more than forty exhibitors.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Leticia Vindas wrote in the El Financiero website: "Some of the participating brands are Renault, Mazda, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, Audi, Mitsubishi Motors, Suzuki, Hyundai, Citroën, Ford, Honda, Isuzu, Yamaha, Geely, BMW and Volvo. For the second consecutive year, Toyota distributor, Purdy Motor, will not participate.

Francisco Salazar, a member of the organizing committee, reported that they expect about 45,000 visitors, slightly less than last year when between 50,000 to 55,000 attended the event."

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