Chicken Tax Makes Trucks Expensive and Unavailable The other day my daughter, who is moving to Canada, and I were car-hunting at a Volkswagen dealership. During our conversation with a salesman, he told us that the Australian VW sells a superb high-end pickup truck called an Amorak that is not sold in Canada or the United States. "Why not?" I asked. "That," said the salesman, "is a long story. Google Volkswagen and Chicken Tax to get the answer.” I did and here is what I discovered. (...) https://fee.org/articles/chicken-tax-makes-trucks-expensive-and-unavailable/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicken_tax Sure, but what makes trucks even more expensive is income, sales and value added taxes. Why is everybody just moaning about tariffs without tackling the real issue?