Italy plans law to save endangered Cinquecento car

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MILAN, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Italy is trying to save its beloved Fiat Cinquecentos from the scrap heap with a bill to cut taxes and ease environmental and safety standards for cars more than 25 years old. The bill, which was passed to parliament on Wednesday, also proposes abolishing road tax on the iconic Cinquecento and its contemporaries. Italians feted the news, with newspaper Corriere della Sera suggesting the tiny Cinquecento was sexier than the glamorous Ferrari sportcars that are ...

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