Failed trade talks could aid Australian car makers


By James Grubel CANBERRA, July 31 (Reuters) - The collapse of world trade talks could be a boon to Australia's ailing car makers, making it easier for the government to keep tariffs on imported cars, an analyst said on Thursday. The comments came as Australia's left-leaning Labor government received a report into the car industry, with manufacturers and trade unions urging it to slow planned tariff cuts in order to protect the sector and 60,000 local jobs. Australia is a strong ...

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