Fiat's Mirafiori joins temporary plant closures


TURIN, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Italian industrial group Fiat said it would shut down for a week some operations at its biggest carmaking plant -- Mirafiori in Turin -- as part of ongoing efforts to scale back output in line with demand. About 6,000 workers in the plant's bodywork and stamping lines would stay home between Feb. 21 and 27, a Fiat spokesman said on Monday. Last week, Fiat said its Termini Imerese plant in Sicily, which makes the best-seller Punto, would shut from Feb. 21 to ...

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