LONDON – European auto makers, already struggling with the region’s debt crisis, are dismayed by the European Union’s decision, made public late last week, to begin negotiations with Japan for a free-trade agreement. “Independent studies have shown that this deal is a one-way street as far as the automobile industry is concerned,” says the ACEA, the EU auto makers’ trade association. Ivan Hodac, the ACEA’s secretary general, points to an ...

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