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Toyota Australia's Altona factory closes
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3rd Oct 2017
5 min read

Toyota Australia's Altona factory closes

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today closed its Australian manufacturing operations after 54 years and almost 3.5 million cars produced, for local buyers and export to the Middle East. The shuttering of Toyota’s Altona factory in Melbourne’s west was announced almost four years ago to give staff and suppliers time to prepare and re-train, with financial help from Toyota and various levels of government.
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Mike Costello
ACCC slams 'widespread issues' in car industry
News
11th Aug 2017
4 min read

ACCC slams 'widespread issues' in car industry

Australia's consumer watchdog wants car manufacturers to drastically improve the way they handle customer complaints, to share their proprietary vehicle data with independent repairers, and to support real-world fuel economy and emission tests.
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Mike Costello