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.
Holden’s departure from car making was good for Australia, according to the international General Motors executive behind the decision.
General Motors has showcased two new concept cars, which were designed and built in Port Melbourne, at the Detroit Auto Show.
The big news in the automotive industry last month was the escalation of the ongoing Takata airbag affair.
Sales of Australian made cars in 2014 were at their lowest level since 1953, as the local car making industry heads towards its termination in 2017.
Australia’s manufacturing sector ended the year in contraction, according to the Australian Industry Group’s monthly PMI survey.
A review of the state’s economy by the South Australian Centre for Economics Studies has found the state’s growth remains sluggish.
A year after Holden’s announced it would quit car making in Australia, it is unclear whether the company will make it to its planned exit date.
Queensland bus manufacturer, Bustech has been chosen as the lead design and manufacturing partner for a $170 million electric bus project.
Residents from three houses in Clovelly Park are to be relocated because of the presence of a carcinogen historically used in the car industry.
No manufacturing jobs will be saved as Toyota Australia transitions to a sales and distribution company in 2018 and consolidates its Melbourne operations.
Ford reiterated its commitment to continue its Australian manufacturing operations until October 2106, as it released the last ever Ford Falcon.
Saying 2014 was a bad year for Australian car making is putting it mildly. So what will happen to component suppliers after the car makers shut up shop?
Victorians will soon go to the polls to decide who will be responsible for the management of the state for the next four years.
Jobs have been a major issue in the Victorian election campaign.
The Senate looks likely to block the government’s attempt to cut car industry assistance by $900m.
RV production statistics tell a welcome story of recovery and growth in the Australian auto-manufacturing sector.
This time each year IBISWorld delivers Manufacturers’ Monthly a list of the top 100 manufacturers in Australia. Alan Johnson investigates how the various sectors ranked on this year’s list.
As the year draws to a close, Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane discusses the major issues facing Australia’s manufacturing industry with Manufacturers’ Monthly’s Editor-at-Large, Alan Johnson.