Ford CEO Alan Mulally is rebuffed in his bid to include the auto maker in the Thai government’s tax-rebate program for first-time car buyers. Mulally, visiting Thailand, raised the issue during a meeting with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. But the Bangkok Post says the new leader will not change the rules to include Ford’s Fiesta in the scheme. Ford says the program’s limit on engine size to 1.5L could cost it as much as TB6.1 billion ($195.6 million) in lost revenue because its ...

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