Ford to cut more than 5,000 jobs in Germany, unknown number in UKStaff Writer |
Europe Ford has offered voluntary redundancy programs for employees
Ford plans to cut more than 5,000 jobs in Germany and will reduce its workforce in the UK.
This is part of a turnaround plan announced by the carmaker in January that would involve thousands of job cuts, looking at plant closures and discontinuing loss-making vehicle lines.
“Through these programs and other initiatives, Ford of Germany expects to reduce its headcount in excess of 5,000 jobs, including temporary staff,” the company said.
The total number of positions affected in Britain is still to be determined, it added.
Ford also announced it would streamline its lineup by “improving or exiting less profitable vehicle lines”. ■
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