Macfarlane's plan to save the car industry

The motor industry has come under severe pressure in recent years, with many predicting its imminent demise. Resources and Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane has a very different outlook.

Suddenly I am optimistic that we are going to retain an Australian motor manufacturing industry at least until 2022. The alternative may be a one-term Abbott government.

My view about the motor industry partly stems from a remarkable KGB interview with resources and industry minister Ian Macfarlane (KGB: Ian Macfarlane, November 28).


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