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A Policy for the Automobile Industry

the view one takes of the process and the concept of shifting. If shifting of direct taxes is achieved by and large by increase in prices of the products by each industry then obviously much of the discussion about THE POLICY for automobile manufacture was laid down in 1953 after an inquiry by the Tariff Commission. Since then there have been two ad hoc inquiries in the industry, one in 1956 on fair prices and the second in 1960 on the manufacture of a small car. Recently, the Government has announced the appointment of a committee to inquire into the quality (or, rather, the deterioration in quality) of cars. Further, it has again started to examine the possibility of making a small car.

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