The Australian government says the close of Ford and GM Holden car manufacturing threatens to gut the auto-components sector. Prime Minister Tony Abbott says within days he will announce an assistance package for communities affected by the impending loss of Ford in 2016 and GM Holden in 2017. “The advice we have from those components suppliers is that they will need every second of that period between now and 2017 to make the adjustment,” he tells a news ...
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