USA: Car makers look to boost palladium in catalytic converters as price falls - report
Car companies are adjusting the ratios of precious metals used in vehicle antipollution systems after the price of palladium plunged last week, baulking at paying sky-high prices for platinum when the two are almost interchangeable in many vehicles, industry sources told Reuters, which noted that platinum hit a 23-year high this month at $US707 an ounce.
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