Car makers threaten to cut Spain investments

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MADRID, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Car makers in Spain threatened on Thursday to reduce investment plans vital for Spain's job market recovery because of a new law which saddles them with the costs if salesrooms fail to sell cars. The new law -- bundled in with measures to jump start Spain's economy on Tuesday -- allows distributors a full refund from manufacturers for unsold cars and in some cases to charge carmakers for sales teams' labour and other related expenses. "This new situation ...

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