Toyota Motor Corp. Australia Ltd. is reviewing operations at its engine plant at Altona in west Melbourne that makes 4-cyl. engines for its Camry model. A Toyota Australia spokesman is quoted as saying the review is a routine assessment of the business case for the factory's continued existence. But the action is rattling nerves throughout the Australian industry, because it comes on the heels of a Ford Motor Co. of Australia Ltd. decision to close its 81-year-old Geelong, Victoria, engine ...

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