• Short Summary

    A special government tax, make it very difficult for the citizen of Norway and Denmark to buying a automobile, and you will therefore see a lot of old cars when you visited this two country.

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    A special government tax, make it very difficult for the citizen of Norway and Denmark to buying a automobile, and you will therefore see a lot of old cars when you visited this two country. There will be a special tax on automobiles make only for passengers, and an other tax on motor-van, the first one will be the double of the tax for motor-van. The price for a motorcar will be near the double of the price in all other countries, if it will be a car make for persons transport. A english car for four passengers cost in Norway about 20.000 kroner. and the price in England for the same car will be about 9.000 kroner.

    This special tax will be the reason for many shops there break up old care in Sweden, where the prices for a motor car will be normal. On the border between Sweden and Norway you will from the road fine many of this places where a Norwegian can buying all spar part for the old cars in Norway. A matter of fact, a Norwegian can on this places buying piece for piece a hole motor car, and bring this home to Norway, he can use all the pieces in the old car, but it will be forbidden to make a new car out of the pieces he are going to by in Sweden. He most for the law take all pieces for a car home over the border, but only use them for a car he already got in Norway, not make a new car out of the pieces. A car, by piece for piece in Sweden will cost about I.500 kroner, and same old car in Norway cost about 7.000 kroner. This prices will be for motorcars there are about 15 years old.

    The automobile cemetery make a lot of money with the norwegian there are on visited on route home from a vacation.

    Norway got a special export and import agreement with USSR, and this agreement will be the reason that you will fine so many russian car in Norway. Also the thousand of lottery you will fine over the hole Norway will be a reason for the high tax. People will never get money enough to buying a car, so maybe there will be some lock in the lottery. The russian cars will be possible to by without any special permit. There was in Norway in year 1957 241.321 motorcars. There come this year about 9000 new cars on the streets, and about 10.000 motor-van.

    The high tax on a person car make that much of the citizen now buying a motor-van also for privet use. It will therefor be normal that you will fine this type of cars out in the country on sunday afternoon with the hole family on a pick nik.

    The border between Norway and Sweden got visited every day of norwegian tourist there hat buying the spar part for the old cars in Sweden and now are on the way back to put this into the car, and make then ready for use.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2WYUV0LROIE5UHTH0KOPJF69M
    Media URN:
    VLVA2WYUV0LROIE5UHTH0KOPJF69M
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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