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Record year

In message <882565D8.007C5D9E.00@notes.toyota.com> Wendell_Gurley@notes.toyota.com writes:

> Audi had a record year for 1997.  Sales of $12 billion, up 19.2%, pretax
> profits of $601 million, up 28%, and 546,436 vehicles sold.  Interesting
> that Italy is their number 1 export market, followed by the UK, and then
> the US.

It's possible that Italy, in this context, is an abberation.  At
present, car prices are lower in Italy than anywhere else in Europe -
a lot of Europeans therefore buy cars in Italy and register them in
other countries.

 Phil Payne
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