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Japan / Auto Exports #81560

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 01, 1983
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(Studio) Japan reported agreeing to limit auto exports to US; trade representative William Brock's reaction quoted. Details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(NYC) Implications for consumer of Japan's continuing import quotas examined; films shown. [American International Auto Dealers Association president Robert McELWAINE - comments on dealers' inability to get Japanese autos demanded by consumer.] Waiting time for Honda Prelude purchaser cited as example [Ford sales vice president Philip BENTON - is disappointed at increased quota.] [MAN - accuses Reagan administration of not protecting United States auto industry and jobs.] Average cost of cars, both domestic and foreign, sold in United States as direct result of quota noted.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

Reporter(s):
Cordtz, Dan;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:02:00

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