Isuzu Philippines Corp. says new revenue regulations will boost the price of its Isuzu Trooper and Hi-Lander Crosswind models by about 50%, beginning Sept. 9. The new regulations impose stricter measurement parameters on the 10-seat capacity ruling that exempts a vehicle from paying excise taxes. The Philippines’ Bureau of Internal Revenue has ruled that all existing Asian utility vehicles and SUVs no longer qualify as 10-seaters and thus are subject to excise tax. The change will see ...

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