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Is Australia's car manufacturing industry about to reach the end of the road?

GMC SUVs in a car lot
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GM and Chrysler suffered through bankruptcy in large part because it relied so heavily on SUV sales.

Ford and General Motors both recently decided to stop producing cars in Australia. Now, that country's car manufacturing industry is about to reach the end of the road. That's after today's announcement that Toyota will close its operations there as well.

Stateside's partner the BBC has more from business correspondent Russell Padmore.