Trump can kill trade deals but he can’t kill globalisation
2016 will go down as a watershed year for all the wrong reasons: Britain’s EU exit faces strong opposition; Syria remains plunged in civil war; and in the wake of the US election politics in the two major Anglosphere democracies are now deeply polarised.
No sacred cows: Productivity Commission targets Toyota
As Holden and Ford fail in Australia, Toyota is coming under the spotlight as its own future is questioned.
Ford’s exit spells the end of the road for manufacturing
“You’ll never see Japanese cars in an RSL car park.”
That was Bill Bourke, Ford Australia’s sales supremo of the ’60s.
Bourke was wrong. Dead wrong.
Is supporting the car industry so expensive, compared to our heavily subsidised lives?
Holden’s announcement of job cuts on Monday demonstrates the dual impacts of the strong Australian dollar and import penetration upon the beleaguered domestic automotive industry, Remy Davison discusses whether the industry needs support or should be laid to rest.
Australia’s choice: pay for a car industry, or live with the consequences
Ford’s announcement on Tuesday of 440 job cuts is the culmination of almost 40 years of automotive industry policy failure.