Australian new-vehicle buyers may face showroom sticker shock when all advertised prices jump by thousands of dollars, even though in real terms the cars and trucks will not be more expensive. That’s because all on-road costs – delivery, dealer preparation, stamp duty, registration and compulsory insurance – will have to be included in the sticker price beginning May 25 as a result of an amendment to the Trade Practices Act. The new regulations will be enforced by the Australian ...

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