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Holden pays tribute to 69 years of Australian vehicle manufacturing
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20th Oct 2017
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Holden pays tribute to 69 years of Australian vehicle manufacturing

Holden has paid tribute to its local manufacturing history, as the Elizabeth Plant in South Australia closes its doors for good. The final Commodore – a VF II SS V Redline – rolled off the production line at 10:45 this morning, ending 69 years worth of locally-built GM products for the Australian market. Speaking about Elizabeth, South Australia, Holden executive director of manufacturing, Richard Phillips, said the it was an “honour” to work with the plant staff.
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Scott Collie
Toyota Aurion production has ended
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25th Aug 2017
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Toyota Aurion production has ended

Australia's Toyota Aurion is now out of production, with the final unit rolling off the line at the Altona plant in Melbourne's west this week. The Aurion sedan's retirement comes a few months before Altona shutters for the final time, with the local Camry Hybrid ending production in September and the Camry petrol on October 3.
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Mike Costello
Importing Camry rather than producing locally won't dent image, company suggests
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21st Jun 2017
3 min read

Importing Camry rather than producing locally won't dent image, company suggests

The fact that the new 2018 Toyota Camry will be imported from Japan rather than built in Australia like the outgoing model should not have a great impact on sales, which nevertheless are expected to decline in response to the car’s push upmarket. The 2018 Toyota Camry - generation number eight - is a new-from-the-ground-up model with different architecture and fully revised designs outside and in.
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Mike Costello