CANBERRA – Toyota Motor Corp. Australia Ltd. Executive Chairman John Conomos is backing an industry call for a Productivity Commission review of the Australian auto industry to be moved up. A Toyota spokesman denies local media reports that Conomos is motivated by fears the industry will be unable to cope when tariffs fall to 5% in 2010. “That's not true,” the spokesman says. “What he has said is that perhaps the Productivity Commission review due in 2008 be brought forward to 2006 or ...

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