The Thai government’s first-time-buyers tax rebate plan, designed to boost new-vehicle sales, is doing anything but that for Ford Thailand. The auto maker says more than 600 customers canceled orders for its Thai-built 1.6L Ford Fiesta subcompact after vehicles of more than 1.5L were excluded from the tax scheme launched in mid-September. The 1.6L model accounts for 70% of Fiesta sales in Thailand. The Bangkok Post reports Ford revealed the canceled orders after CEO Alan Mulally met ...
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