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* Sweden - Volvo Job Cuts Include 100 In N. America - Truck And Busmaker's Powertrain Units To Shed 1,000 Workers Worldwide

Stockholm,Sweden -AP/CBS News (USA) -Nov. 11, 2008: -- Swedish truck and bus maker Volvo AB says it will lay off 1,000 staff at its powertrain unit in Sweden and North America... Volvo spokesman Morten Wikfors said Tuesday a large number of consultants and others on temporary contracts will also receive notices... The Volvo group has previously announced layoffs of 1,400 workers at truck plants in Belgium and Sweden and 1,350 workers at its construction unit... It has more than 100,000 employees worldwide, including its subsidiaries Renault Trucks, Mack Trucks and Nissan Diesel... (AP Photo/Chris Gardner - A row of Volvo diesel truck engines, supported by chains, moves along an assembly line at the company's Hagerstown, Md. plant in this 2006 file photo)



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