Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade is the founder of CAOA, and he has turned them into the largest car company in all of Latin America. He has a long history in the car business that dates back to the 1960s.
Dr. Carlos, a name he has acquired for his medical degree, has been importing and selling cars from Brazil for Hyundai. He had a vision to build a car that has been entirely produced in Brazil. He is taking his inspiration from car companies around the world. He has been successful, and in 2018 he started producing cars from his plants in Jacareí and Anápolis. There had been several attempts to do something similar in Brazil, but they had all failed before Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade found his success. Part of the reason that Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade achieved his dream was due to the level of respect that he has achieved in the car industry. He knows all elements of the industry, and he also used famous brand names like Renault, Ford and Hyundai to build his reputation. Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade has become one of the most important business men in Brazil, and when his name is mentioned in traditional car manufacturing countries like South Korea, it is discussed with respect, and they recognize that he has a history of delivering some of the best results.
Brazil has had an aeronautical industry for many years, but there had been a glaring absence of a car industry until Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade changed that. There is now a presence in every region of Brazil, and Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade still works with such brand leaders as Ford, Hyundai and Subaru. Over the last 4 decades Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade has turned his dream into the sale of over 1 million cars.