Production vehicles in Australia is in peril
Three automakers assemble vehicles on the Australian continent: Toyota, GM (Holden) and Ford. Together, they produce just under 200,000 vehicles annually.
Very recently, they were announcing have decided to put an end to the production of their models in Australia.
A decision which follows the cost of local production, losses after taxes, a march privileged trucks and the strength of the Australian dollar.
He was the first to confirm his retirement, which takes effect in October 2016. Consequently, 1,200 people will lose their jobs.
Ford's announcement was quickly followed by that of GM requires a similar withdrawal from 2017. This time, it was 2900 jobs will be deleted.
For its part, the Japanese manufacturer says it could put an end to the production of its models in Australia by 2018 if he can not agree with the authorities concerned.
It goes without saying that these three manufacturers are all the same continue to sell different models in Australia.
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