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Japan: September sales slip 0.8% on consumer tax impact


Following a first in years hike in the country’s consumption tax, Japan’s auto sales in September dropped, signaling a lingering weakness in Asia’s second-biggest car market. Last month’s total vehicle sales slumped to 518,774 units from last year’s 522,760 figure, according to industry data released today. Since April, when the consumption tax was increased, auto sales have been negative in five ...
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Fiat deal with Luxembourg seen illegal by EU
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Singapore caps luxury and supercar sales
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Greece: There are more Porsche Cayennes than tax payers who can afford them
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