CANBERRA – A decision by the Ion Group Ltd.'s administrator to abandon an engine block project in Melbourne has Holden Ltd. and parent General Motors Corp. shopping around for another supplier. Holden says it will consider engine block suppliers throughout the world in an effort to ensure its A$400 million ($315 million) engine plant can meet its export commitments by 2006. Export plans critical for Holden V-6. "It is extremely disappointing because we had gone out of our way to ...

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