Ethan Automotive is reportedly seeking $600 million from the federal government for a planned Edinburgh Parks factory.
Yesterday’s auto funding announcement has been met with skepticism.
The Abbott Government is planning to do a back flip on its plan to cut car industry funding through the Automotive Transformation Scheme.
General Motors has announced that it will end car manufacturing in Indonesia after poor sales of its Spin vehicle.
Melbourne-based Ethan Automotive is considering opening a small-scale car factory at Edinburgh Parks in South Australia.
Manufacturer and supplier of steel products, Martensite Australia unexpectedly shut down its operations at Tomago in NSW on Monday.
DowAksa, a joint venture between Aksa and The Dow Chemical Company has formed a partnership with Deakin University’s Carbon Nexus
Harrop Engineering has entered into a joint venture with established key supplier, Australloy in order to consolidate its casting manufacturing operations.
Ford Australia will continue making cars in Australia until its planned exit date of October 2016, despite the sharp drop in Falcon sales.
Deakin University’s carbon fibre research centre, Carbon Nexus has earned the internationally-recognised ISO 9001:2008 quality certification.
Holden has announced that Australian Mark Bernhard will take up the role of Chairman and Managing Director from June.
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Holden has dismissed reports of forced redundancies at its Elizabeth plant following poor sales of the recently-rejigged Cruze vehicle.
Australian Recreational Vehicle production statistics released by the Caravan Industry Association of Australia show growth for the sector.
General Motors has said it will keep the Commodore nameplate after Holden ceases manufacturing in Australia in 2017.
Car makers in Australia are aggressively cutting prices in Australia as sales plummet and tariff cuts come into effect.
A former head of the Productivity Commission has said that comments by General Motors that Australia was better off without car manufacturing were wrong.
The Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA), the free trade deal between the two nations comes into effect today.
This week Ford and DowAksa announced that they will step up efforts to produce automotive-grade carbon fibre more cheaply and in high volumes.
US automotive company Local Motors has announced at the Detroit motor show that it will open two new “microfactories” to manufacture its 3D printed cars.