CANBERRA – In what is bad news for GM Holden Ltd., Ford Motor Co. of Australia Ltd. and Mitsubishi Motors Australia Ltd., Queensland Premier Peter Beattie announces the Australian state will ban 8-cyl. vehicles from the government fleet. Beattie says he has accepted a plan by Public Works Minister Robert Schwarten that includes a range of new measures to reduce the cost of running the government's fleet. V-8s banned from Queensland fleet. "The minister believes there is no good ...

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