AUTO PACT LATEST

BY MONICA DOBIE AND KEITH NUTHALL
DAIMLER Chrysler Canada and Ford Canada have been trying to persuade the Canadian federal government to replace the now defunct 1965 Canada/United States auto pact with a system of assistance that would not be so open to a challenge at the World Trade Organisation.

Both auto-makers want Ottawa to adopt a system known as

"substitution drawback," and have been lobbying officials and politicians since February to push it through.

Under the proposed new system, all car manufacturers would receive a credit ...


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