Bill Shorten said that the proposed fund would help local manufacturers innovate and diversify.
Bill Shorten is promising that a Labor government would set up a A$1 billion fund to assist 'advanced manufacturing'.
A trade official from the United States walks past a sign Monday where Canadian, American and Mexican officials are holding North American free trade talks in Ottawa.
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There's been a lot of rhetoric in the air about the fate of NAFTA, especially from the U.S. president. But its demise is extremely unlikely.
The future is now.
Aston Martin has rarely been considered an eco-friendly brand, but it has announced an electric car of considerable heft.
The Ford Kuga brand has been blemished in South Africa by its propensity to burst into flames which has caused a recall of over 4000 cars.
Some considerable damage has been done to the Ford brand as a result of the Kuga fires but Ford South Africa can still make amends.
Recycling, rental, durability: How three strategies from the "circular economy" can help automobile manufacturers reduce waste and improve profitability, all while helping preserve the environment
Upgrading our fuel rules can deliver some easy wins for emissions.
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Australia's plan to bring fuel efficiency standards up to par with the US and Europe could see us say goodbye to regular unleaded, and hello to a useful way of cutting our rising greenhouse emissions.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wants Australia to be more innovative, but the loss of its car manufacturing industry could have the opposite effect.
The collapse of the car manufacturing industry will require more investment in R&D and technological innovation to ensure Australia doesn't fall behind.
Rick Shine aims to save Australia’s reptiles.
University of Sydney
University of Sydney conservation scientist Rick Shine has won a top science honour, for work that uses evolutionary theory to try and keep cane toads from killing Australia's native wildlife.
Australia’s car industry got left behind on emissions standards.
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Australia's lax attitudes to vehicle emissions has been overlooked in Ford's exit.
Gas is cheap and Americans are back on in their cars and trucks.
Many people thought U.S. gasoline consumption had already peaked. They were wrong. What happened?
When cars talk to each other, and their surroundings.
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There is a way to improve safety across a rapidly evolving range of advanced mobility technologies and vehicles. The answer is connectivity.
Reactive seats and head restraints would help cut down on head and neck injuries in rear-end shunts.
Is it time for the world to choose a different road on its journey to energy security?
A new move away from petrol power could drive the global economy further than ever before.
Tesla’s impressive Gigafactory near Reno, Nevada.
Tesla are taking bold steps to make their production as eco-friendly as possible – but it's not as simple as they hope.
Rolls-Royce Motor Company
The Vision Next 100 concept car promises 22nd century luxury but is more likely to become an amusing curiosity – just like its predecessors.
2015 was the worst financial year in the Volkswagen Group’s history.
The scandal that rocked the automotive industry is far from over.
Elon Musk hasn't made a cheap electric car, but one that's attractive enough to create a mass market.
Back to basics in the home of the fuel cell.
Will the Rasa be a clean slate for the advancement of fuel cell cars?
A concept-only supercar, perhaps, but one that could shake up the status quo.
Will China end up eating the lunch of the current crop of global car manufacturers?
Cooperation between regulators and the car industry has led to a huge reduction in dangerous emissions – and we can expect further progress.