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Armored Car Sales Boom In Mexico Due To Drug War

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MEXICO CITY – A total of 3,102 automobiles were fitted with armor in 2012, up 10 percent from the previous year, due to the drug-related violence plaguing Mexico, the Mexican Automotive Armor Association (AMBA) said.

About 70 percent of purchases of armored vehicles were made by the private sector and the rest by different government entities, AMBA president Fernando Echeverri said.

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