Why are boxy little cars only popular in Japan? Second Attempt

The Japanese tax code classifies cars by length and width (as well as the engine size and power that are more common elsewhere). For details of an interesting example, see this Sunday’s article on keijidosha (軽自動車-lit. light motor vehicles, usually translated as “subcompact cars”) in the Japan Times here.

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