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Auto Safety / Imports #310155

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 07, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Findings of independent insurance study on damage suffered by Yugo auto reported

(Toronto, Canada: Bob Faw) Problems arising with East bloc car imports examined; Romania's Dacia cited as example [Former Dacia owner Marke BRADNAM - thinks only sadomasochist should own Dacia; describes his experience.] Yugo sales since August noted; other imports named. [Automobile Protection Association spokesperson Phil EDMONSTON - notes gap in West-East consumer expectations.] [Analyst Ann KNIGHT - estimates the percentage of United States market taken by East bloc cars.] [Dacia importer Lopuis MARTON - defends product] [MECHANIC - hopes alterations on Dacia works.]

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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