EXCLUSIVE: AUSTRALIA: Strike brings local car industry to brink of closure
A strike by 200 component workers forced General Motors' subsidiary Holden to halt production at the end of today's afternoon shift, writes Mike Duffy in Adelaide. The stoppage will cost Holden at least $A50 million ($US25 million) in lost production but this figure could be just the start if Ford Australia, Mitsubishi Motors and Toyota are also forced to cease assembly.
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