The Thai government appears to be trying to lure Ford Motor Co. to transfer production of its Philippines-assembled Ford Escape SUV to Thailand by manipulating the country’s tax codes. The government recently increased its excise tax on off-road vehicles from the current 29% to 50% this month, while postponing until January a similar increase on locally produced SUVs. Ford Escape As such, if Ford decides to assemble its midsize Escape SUV in Thailand, the auto maker would not be ...

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