Common Market: Filling Europe's Highways

In a marble-walled showroom not far from the Arc de Triomphe, a Volkswagen representative matter-of-factly calculated that his company now accounted for 40% of the light utility trucks sold in the Paris area. Across the Rhine, Germans were snapping up Fiats and Alfas at a clip that set an Italian auto executive to chortling, "So the Germans thought they were the only ones who could export cars!" In the bustling English Ford agency in Genoa, one of the scores of Genoese awaiting delivery of a new Anglia stabbed his ringer at the...

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