Australian Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane says he knows car companies are working to satisfy multinational bottom lines, but part of that process has to be defense of Australia’s ability to produce high quality, innovative vehicles and parts. Macfarlane says car makers need to take a long-term view when it comes to making sourcing decisions. “There will be a phase of ‘hanging tough,’” he says, "There will be ups and downs. There will corporate collapses. There will also be some tough ...
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