Research has found a third of businesses around Holden’s Elizabeth plant at risk of closure due to the end of car manufacturing in Australia.
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Up to 400 product development engineer jobs are estimated to be cut by the end of the year at Holden.
A nearly-completely 3D printed car has had its first drive at the weekend after being created on site at the International Manufacturing Technology Show.
The inevitable end of passenger automobile manufacturing in Australia has been cited in Denso Automotive Systems Australia ending local production.
Holden is set to release the world’s fastest ute, the HSV GTS Maloo and has decided to make more vehicles than originally planned.
The 200 workers from Caterpillar’s plant in Burnie who are expecting to lose their jobs this year may now keep them, according to the AMWU.
Toyota will conduct an Australian-based driving and training project that will play a role in the development of future vehicles and help train employees.
Holden may replace the last Australian-made Commodore with cars made by General Motors brand Opel in Germany.
The death of Australia’s car making industry will result in the loss of as many as 40,000 jobs, according to a review by the Productivity Commission.
Wickman Group, Grant Thornton Australia and Liquidity Services have announced a three way partnership in response to Australia’s car industry’s demise.
Forget incongruous comments from bankers about the death of car making. Australia needs to decide how to nurture manufacturing into the future. Kim Carr writes.
A consortium has acquired troubled bus manufacturer Custom Coaches, with all manufacturing at the bus maker’s Adelaide site to end.
There is still an opportunity for suppliers tied to Australia’s vehicle manufacturers to find new markets, according to Grant Thornton Australia.
The death of Australian car manufacturing was part of the nation’s adaptation to the economy of the 21st century, according to ANZ chief Mike Smith.
A new hub for the prefabricated construction industry was launched yesterday at an event in Melbourne.
Modular building manufacturer Fleetwood says it has purchased bought aluminium tray and auto accessory manufacturer Bocar.
The death of Australian car making will have a massive impact on the whole manufacturing sector, according to the General Manager of Adelaide’s ROH Wheels.
The automotive industry’s days are numbered, but there’s hope that some of the jobs and skills it contains can be saved through Australia increasing its role in global aerospace supply chains.
Driverless cars are on the way and Australia may be able to play a part in manufacturing them, according to the RAA.