CANBERRA – Auto makers are air freighting steel from overseas to keep production lines rolling as their supplier BlueScope Steel works to clear a backlog of orders after a union dispute. Competition among the nation’s leading auto makers is stiff as sales continue to sizzle following a string of sales records set last year. (See related story: Australia Record Sales Spill Over Into New Year) Toyota importing steel to build popular Camry. BlueScope says it has restored production at ...

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