CANBERRA – Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane reportedly has approved a government aid package of A$7.2 million ($5.3 million) aimed at assisting automotive suppliers in the face of declining sales and increasing global competition. The Melbourne Age newspaper says the program will be focused more on how suppliers organize themselves and their production, rather than specifically improving the design or quality of their products. It will identify weak areas and extend assistance to those ...

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