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    EU Asks WTO to Intervene in Tariff Dispute With Russia  

    The EU contends Russia is illegally protecting its own automakers by imposing duties of 29.6% on imported German vans and 23% on imports from Italy, making them less affordable for consumers....More
  • Apr 15, 2014
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    Taiwanese Market: Car Vs. Scooter

    The Taiwanese government is pushing scooters with cleaner-burning engines that sell for as little as NT$50,000 ($1,659), and a small number of electric scooters can be had for similar money after government subsidies are factored in....More
  • Apr 11, 2014
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    Venezuela President Plays With Fire as Auto Sales Plunge

    New-vehicle deliveries tumbled 87% in January and 89.9% in February, marking the lowest level since 2003 when the country was ensnarled in a nationwide strike against Chavez....More
  • Feb 26, 2014
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    Auto Industry Pushes for Currency-Manipulation Crackdown in TPP Trade Talks 2

    U.S. automakers are insisting any future bilateral trade agreements commit in writing promises not to manipulate currency-exchange rates, with Japan in the crosshairs. And for once U.S lawmakers are listening....More
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    Brazil New-Car Tax Edging Up in 2014  

    Many analysts expected the industrial products tax on cars and other consumer goods to return to the original rate of 7% after being cut to 2% in 2012, but the government instead will raise it to 3% in January....More
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    UPDATE 2-EU takes Brazil to WTO over "protectionist" car taxes  

    * EU unhappy with 30 percent tax on vehicle imports * EU is Brazil's top trading partner, seeking trade deal * Brazil says taxes respect international trade rules By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS, Dec 19 (Reuters) - The EU launched a case against Brazil at the World Trade Organization on Thursday over the South American nation's taxes on imports from cars to computers, but insisted the dispute should have no bearing on delicate free-trade talks....More
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