Vehicle prices are beginning to fall in Australia ahead of a 50% cut in import duty. The Australian government is reducing tariffs on imported passenger cars to 5%, from 10%, effective Jan. 1. Four-wheel-drive vehicles already are subject to an import duty of 5%, which will remain the same. Honda Australia Pty Ltd. says it is passing on savings of A$1,500 to A$3,000 ($1,390 to $2,780) to buyers of Japanese- and U.K.-sourced models. The price of Honda’s Thai-built vehicle will not ...

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