Automotive Paint News

Holden Toyota Come To Terms In Merger

Sunday March 13, 1988
TOYOTA president Dr Shoichiro Toyoda announced the name of the new Holden/Toyota merger company in Sydney on Friday. The new parent will be known as United Australian Automotive Industries Ltd. Despite the announcement, the merger is running behind schedule. The story behind the naming

Italians Take A Quantum Leap In Quality

Saturday March 12, 1988
TIME was when putting automatic gear boxes into Italian cars was considered an act of automotive vandalism. Only by driving an Italian car through a five-speed gear box could one experience the verve and brio that are supposed to be the standard ingredients of Alfas, Ferraris and Lancias.

Work Starts On Toyota's $100m Expansion Plan

Friday March 11, 1988
Toyota has embarked on a $100 million expansion program at its Port Melbourne factory. Money already has been spent on acquiring a 2.5 hectare site near its present plant and work will start soon on a total overhaul of its paint shop. The current Corolla line will also undergo a refi

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