The Australian government nearly doubles its assistance to the struggling domestic auto industry to A$6.2 billion ($4.2 billion) over the next 13 years, but sticks to the plan to halve import tariffs to 5% in 2010. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd says the extra A$3.4 billion ($2.3 billion) in funding is part of the government’s strategy to protect jobs and focus the country’s car industry on becoming more economically and environmentally sustainable by 2020. He says the A$7.7 billion ($5.1 ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!


For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: amclincha@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2622
 

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.