Australian car manufacturers have enough steel to last until Friday, but may have to cut production if an alternative supply is not found soon, reports say. An industrial dispute closed BHP Steel’s Western Port Mill, which supplies steel to the Ford Motor Co., General Motors Corp., Toyota Motor Corp. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. local operations, as well as a number of other Australian manufacturers. Negotiations will take place June 12 between BHP Steel and its unions to try and resolve ...

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