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Ford to cut 500 jobs at B-Max plant in Romania

March 6, 2015 16:31 CET

Ford will lay off about 500 people at its B-Max plant in Romania this year, less than the 680 initially envisioned. Ford began building the subcompact minivan at the plant three years ago, but low demand has led to multiple production stoppages....
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Ford to cut 20% of staff at B-Max plant in Romania

Nov. 19, 2014 15:35 CET

Ford will lay off 20 percent of the workforce at the Romanian plant that builds the B-Max as it adjusts to falling sales of the subcompact minivan....
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Renault mulls engine plant in Morocco to serve growing car production

Oct. 3, 2014 06:01 CET

Renault is considering building engines in Morocco to serve growing production in the country and trim costs....
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Ford to halt B-Max production on slow sales, report says

Aug. 29, 2014 11:22 CET

Ford will halt production of the B-Max at its Romanian plant for nine days in September, a report said. The automaker has halted output in Romania several times since September 2013 on slow sales of the minivan....
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Ford will keep Fiesta production in Germany after cost-saving deal

June 10, 2014 06:01 CET

Ford will keep production of the Fiesta in Germany after agreeing with workers to cut assembly costs. Reports had said Ford could move Fiesta production to its Romanian factory where the B-Max is built....
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Michelin to close truck tire plant in Hungary

May 6, 2014 13:07 CET

Michelin plans to close its truck tire plant in Budapest, Hungary, in response to adverse trends and aggressive competition in the European market. The French firm, however, will keep making high-performance car tires in the country....
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