Just days before Australia’s federal election, the auto industry is blaming the embattled Labor government for the light-vehicles August sales drop, down 0.2% compared with year-ago, to 93,336 units. The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries says it expected last month’s deliveries to reach about 98,000 units based on year-to-date trends, with growth averaging 4.8% a month. But the government abruptly changed the system for calculating the federal benefits tax (FBT) on ...
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