If I read the translated words correctly, they were used taxis, and when they arrived in Finland, the people in charge were not happy about the used condition... worse, the parliament refused to issue a permit for parts import. Regardless, the A2 Checkers were used for the 1952 Olympics, and after, were sent out to various small towns to be used as rural taxis.
Having little knowledge of shipping and other commercial matters, they let the cars be loaded and re-loaded two unnecessary times. That caused a large number of the cars to arrive beat up, in addition to the damages by the rough ocean voyage.
And now that we are caught up on the history, here is the present!
the Checker Ry Finland group has restored this one they found on a farm