Facts About Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade
Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade started his career as a highly recognized, held in high esteem, and highly notable physician in the northern regions of Brazil. Becoming a veteran and specialized entrepreneur happened by chance when Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade also highly regarded as Dr. Carlos purchased a vehicle from a fledgling auto dealership in Campina Grande (PB) that he found went out of business. Having paid in advance for the automobile, a Ford Landau, Dr. Carlos sued for ownership of the auto dealership, won, and began to develop an automobile company that would surpass many in the industry as an outstanding business acquisition.
This event occurred in 1979. Today, CAOA, a company that is named after Dr. Carlos, has sold over one million automobiles in Brazil.
CAOA has dealerships in every Brazilian region and imports such exquisite vehicle lines as Ford, Hyundai and Subaru.
The CAOA automobile factory broke ground in 2007 in the Agribusiness District of Anápolis, in the State of Goiás (GO) making Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade the first owner of a Hyundai factory in Brazil. The manufacturing company produces such products as Tucson, iX35, the New Tucson SUVs, and HR and HD80 trucks.
In 2017 the Brazilian manufacturing company partnered with the largest exporter of Chinese automobiles, CHERY, to become CAOA CHERY, a 100% owned automobile manufacturing company.
Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade has won many prestigious awards for his acuity to perfection in standards and his work in environmental awareness within the automobile industry. Such awards as Distributor of The Year as bestowed upon him by Hyundai in 2012 and the JD Power Institute ranking of first in sales and after sales in customer satisfaction surveys in 2014 and 2017 as well as many others are the reasons why Dr. Carlos has sustained such longevity and success with his business.