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Penske expands engines, power business in Australia, Pacific

3:46 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2014
Penske Automotive Group today said it is buying a company that distributes diesel and gasoline engines and power systems in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific markets....
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GM weighs increasing South Korean car exports to Australia

12:45 pm U.S. ET | March 6, 2014
General Motors may increase exports of cars built in South Korea to Australia to offset production declines after the automaker decided to pull its Chevrolet brand from the European market....
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Why Australia's auto industry is going the way of the dodo

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 15, 2014
Toyota will end Australia's run as an automaking nation when it pulls the plug on local assembly in 2017. The move follows similar cut-and-run announcements by Ford and General Motors and triggered an outcry Down Under about the demise of local manufacturing....
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Toyota to follow GM and Ford, end manufacturing in Australia

6:44 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
Toyota will stop building cars in Australia in 2017, spelling the end of the local industry after Ford and GM announced last year they also plan to pull out....
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Ford to cut 300 jobs in Australia, spurs worries about earlier exit

12:16 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 6, 2014
Ford said it would cut production in Australia by one third with about 300 jobs to go in June, spurring worries the carmaker may exit the country sooner than its planned 2016 deadline....
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GM hopes treasured Holden endures when plants Down Under go dark

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 25, 2013
GM's decision this month to stop manufacturing Holdens in Australia looks like the marketing equivalent of a car crash....
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Canadian dealer buries a Jeep, hires an ambassador and puts on the Ritz

At Bay King Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram in Hamilton, Ontario, 5th-generation dealer Jamie Richter, acting on his dad's advice, has taken luxury-hotel touches and applied them to his newly built showroom. Mon., December 15
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