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Toyota Australia Committed To 2017 Plan, Expects Solid Production Volumes
Toyota Australia Committed To 2017 Plan, Expects Solid Production Volumes

Toyota Australia president Dave Buttner today reaffirmed his company’s commitment to building cars right through t...

Apr 28, 2015 (2 years ago)
TNGA: Toyota’s New Global Platform Revealed, New Engines Coming
TNGA: Toyota’s New Global Platform Revealed, New Engines Coming

TNGA: Toyota New Global Architecture Announced New Powertrains: Lighter, Lower, More Efficient New Tech Joined By...

Mar 27, 2015 (2 years ago)
Aussie Mark Bernhard To Head GM Holden, 24 New-Model Onslaught Coming
Aussie Mark Bernhard To Head GM Holden, 24 New-Model Onslaught Coming

GM Holden today announced that expatriate Aussie, and former Holden company executive, Mark Bernhard is to return to Aus...

Feb 6, 2015 (2 years ago)
Australian Car Manufacturing - High Achievers, Orphans & Lost Souls. Part 3: 1960 - 1972
Australian Car Manufacturing - High Achievers, Orphans & Lost Souls. Part 3: 1960 - 1972

There was a time in the '60s and early '70s when Australia’s car manufacturing industry had an unshakeable...

Jan 12, 2015 (2 years ago)
Australian Car Manufacturing - High Achievers, Orphans & Lost Souls. Part 2:  1946 - 1960
Australian Car Manufacturing - High Achievers, Orphans & Lost Souls. Part 2: 1946 - 1960

Our series on Australian car makers and the unique cars they produced, continues. The second World War saw the countr...

Jan 6, 2015 (2 years ago)

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Jaguar Land Rover Looks To EV Manufacturing Future In The UK

THU, 1 DEC, 2016

Jaguar Land Rover is the latest carmaker to cast off the potential shackles of the ‘Brexit’ decision, by reportedly reinforcing its com...

Final Holden V6 Rolls Off The Production Line In Melbourne

WED, 30 NOV, 2016

Holden’s withdrawal from the Australian new-car manufacturing scene draws ever-closer, as the carmaker built its final V6 engine in Australia...

Brexit - UK Government Offers Nissan Deal To All Carmakers

WED, 9 NOV, 2016

The UK’s ‘Brexit’ is starting to look more like a ‘Brisiness As Usual’ as far as the new car manufacturing sector is ...

Final Falcons sell for more than $300,000

MON, 17 OCT, 2016

A pair of blue-blooded Ford collectors have shelled out a combined $353,000 to own the final Australian-built Ford models that can be registered fo...

Ford Australia - What Next? The Development Future As Local Production Ends

TUE, 11 OCT, 2016

The final cars have rolled off the production line and the dust is quickly settling on Ford’s Broadmeadows and Geelong manufacturing plants i...

Final Holden Cruze Rolls-Off The Assembly Line In Elizabeth, SA

MON, 10 OCT, 2016

On the same day Ford produced its last cars in Australia, and two days before another Holden victory at our nation’s ‘Great Race’...

Jaguar Land Rover To Maintain 'Britishness' Despite Globalisation Of The Brand

MON, 3 OCT, 2016

While Jaguar Land Rover has added new production facilities outside of the UK in an expanding global reach, the company maintains that it is, ...

Jaguar Land Rover New SVO Tech Centre - More Models On The Way

TUE, 12 JUL, 2016

Jaguar Land Rover has just cut the ribbon on a new Technical Centre for its Special Vehicles Operations (SVO) outfit, and the carmaker says custome...

Toyota Australia Posts $236 Million Profit Despite Costs Of Factory Shut-down

MON, 20 JUN, 2016

Toyota Australia managed a profit of $236 million after tax for the 2015/16 Japanese financial year, which ended on March 31.

Toyota And Honda Halt Production Following Japan Earthquakes

TUE, 19 APR, 2016

The twin earthquakes that rocked southern Japan on the weekend, one a 7.3-magnitude, have claimed their first automotive casualties.

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Ford F250 Super Duty 4X4 Review: Performax Lariat FX4

SAT, 6 SEP, 2014

What’s hot: The power and the glory of the 6.7 litre V8 diesel, massive tow capacity, comfortable and easy to drive.

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