Ford Australia shutters its assembly plant for two days at the end of the week with media saying the auto maker blames the federal government’s changes to the fringe-benefits tax for lowering vehicle demand. Ford Australia Public Affairs Director Sinead Phipps is quoted as saying production will be halted for 12 days over the next two months and six of those days are the result of the changes to FBT rules that require motorists claiming business use for vehicles to use logbooks ...

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