A New Zealand tribunal rules that car dealers do not have to tell buyers which company actually made the vehicle they are buying. The Christchurch Motor Vehicle Disputes Tribunal ruled in favor of a dealer after a couple complained the Nissan Vanette they bought was made by Mazda Motor Corp. Even though the van was built by Mazda it was sold as a Nissan in Japan, was badged Nissan and came with a Nissan owner's manual. Mixing and matching of car manufacturing in recent years, the ...

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