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.
Based at Ormeau, between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, PWR Performance Products is a partner to some of the world’s biggest names in motorsport. Brent Balinski talked to the company about how it plans to continue its brisk growth in part one of our five-part Hidden Champions series.
Parliamentary hearings continued this week into the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA).
Ford has unveiled the 2015 Falcon XR8, the last model of the iconic car that will ever be made in Australia.
Deloitte Access Economics’ quarterly business outlook for South Australia has predicted that the state’s contribution to GDP will shrink
The Nissan Qashqai has been awarded a 5 star safety rating and, at the same time, been criticised for omitting a life-saving breaking feature.
South Australian electronics manufacturer Redarc is approaching the end of a two year development cycle for their latest vehicle braking product, the Tow-Pro electronic brake controller. Jack Baldwin reports.
Car sales in China increased to 11.68 million vehicles in the first half of 2014, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.
The site of Holden’s Elizabeth manufacturing plant could become a manufacturing hub after the company leaves in 2017, according to an expert.
Our weekly news roundup. Everything that is happening in manufacturing, both here and overseas.
Engineering company Varley Group has won a $40m subcontracting deal to build army trucks, after missing out on the contract last year.
The European Commission has approved all the proposed German Government support for Porsche but only a third of their proposed support for BMW.
Holden has recalled the Cruze small car for a third time because of a driveshaft problem that could cause the car to stop.
German carmaker Volkswagen will build two new manufacturing facilities in China, it announced in the presence of the German and Chinese leaders.
French car maker PSA Peugeot Citroen will build a plant in the city of Chengduin in Western China with its new shareholder Dongfeng.
The use of aluminium in car making in the USA is apparently on the rise, though steel has the edge with incumbency and price.
Owners of General Motors cars began complaining about faulty ignition switches in their vehicles long before the later fatal ignition switch problems.
Honda New Zealand is recalling about 6000 cars because of the same airbag defect which led to Honda’s worldwide recall of 2 million vehicles.
Some residents from Clovelly Park are to be relocated because of the presence of a carcinogen historically used in the car industry.