Dr. Carlos is the owner and founder of the largest car manufacturing and distributor in Latin America, CAOA. The term Dr. is a reference to a medical degree, the present chairman of Board of Directors of CAOA holds. Also, he is a leader in the Brazilian automotive sector, located in almost every region in Brazil which also owns Ford, Hyundai and Subaru dealership.
CAOA was established around 1979, and with Dr. Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade leadership it has grown a leading company offering its services in every region of Brazil. According to the statistics corrected, for around four decades the company had already marketed over one million vehicles in Brazil market. The company also manufactures other models including the Tucson, Ix35 and New Tucson SUVs in addition to HR and HD80 trucks in their assembly plant factory which is in the city of Anapolis(GO).
Dr. Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade has been frequently hosted in TV show program by Feldman, known as “Car Talk.” Recently in a car talk portal, Feldman recalled published interview he had hosted Dr. Carlos back in 2012 entitled “Dr. Carlos`s dream.” According to that interview, CAOA besides importing and selling automobiles it went further and invested heavily setting up assembling factory in Anapolis (GO).
Feldman, a specialist journalist in automobiles, says that Dr. Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade is not just an adventurer in Automobile industries because his experience in assembling, distribution, marketing, and after-sales marketing was extensive. Dr. Carlos as an entrepreneur he represented essential brands such as French Renault; the American Ford; the Korean Hyundai; and the Japanese Subaru. Dr. Carlos collaborated with Italy agencies in designing and creating a new modern body for the Tucson which he considers as a dream coming to reality. He said that negotiation was in the table with Fiat, a company that was already providing diesel for HD 78, to give them a new engine to be used equipping a new car. His idea was from Korean trick of copying and manufacturing Japanese products where they later developed their Korean vehicles.