The Thailand government’s tax rebate for first-time car buyers is facing a steady stream of criticism by auto makers. The Thai cabinet will meet Tuesday to consider changes to the plan at a time when Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is being accused of backsliding on, or making significant changes to, key campaign promises. The program, which began Sept. 16 and runs through Dec. 31, 2012, offers tax refunds up to TB100,000 ($3,311) to first-time buyers of new Thai-built vehicles. ...

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