The launch of Chinese-made Foton ute in Australia has been canned due to quality concerns and pricing arguments. Foton utes were due to go on sale here by the end of 2011, but the brand’s Australia importer WMC Group says it cannot go ahead with the launch following the Chinese brand’s unwillingness to be seen …
Despite the hype surrounding the mining boom, there is a growing concern that Australia is quickly becoming unattractive to investors. Investments, resource businesses and jobs are increasingly moving offshore. Australians for Northern Development to Economic
Amidst global market chaos and the high Australian dollar, Nissan has opted to manufacture accessories for a number of its 4WD and passenger vehicles at a facility in Victoria, providing a much needed boost for Australia’s manufacturing industry. The
A new parliamentary group has formed to protect local manufacturing jobs as BlueScope Steel and OneSteel pursue job cuts in response to the increasingly difficult financial climate. OneSteel yesterday announced it would axe at least 400 manufacturing jobs.
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Telco users in Australia major cities will soon be able to enjoy the fourth generation (4G) wireless mobile technology. Telstra will start selling its 4G service to businesses in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne this month. News.com.au reports the telco
Prime Minister Julia Gillard is not making any friends with her new carbon tax policy, which is set to severely damage Australian manufacturing businesses, particularly those in Victoria and Tasmania. The predicted repercussions of the carbon tax have many