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Aussie manufacturers ask for help

 

In the wake of falling sales and a buyer trend to smaller cars, Holden, Ford, Toyota and Mitsubishi have asked the Australian government to inject an additional $1.1 billion into the car industry and to freeze tariffs at 10 per cent.

In the wake of falling sales and a buyer trend to smaller cars, Holden, Ford, Toyota and Mitsubishi have asked the Australian government to inject an additional $1.1 billion into the car industry and to freeze tariffs at 10 per cent.
The manufacturers had agreed to a tariff cut to five per cent from 2010, but this would have given a further edge to smaller imported vehicles.

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