Mercedes boss Zetsche faces workers after job cuts

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SINDELFINGEN, Germany, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Mercedes Car Group chief Dieter Zetsche put his famed charisma to the test on Thursday, facing workers at the premium car division's main factory after chopping 8,500 jobs to revive slumping profits. "Of course we all wished to make Mercedes Car Group fit again without having to resort to such measures," he said in a letter to staff released by DaimlerChrysler , the world's fifth-biggest carmaker. It had already started to cut costs, boost sales ...

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