MADRID – Mercedes-Benz Spain is planning to extend production cuts for the Vito and Viano vans at its Vitoria plant into 2011, a move that will affect 2,874 of the facility’s 3,150 workers. Mercedes has told its unions it will reduce output for a year beginning July 1, furloughing workers for a total of 55 days. The new plan is the third one of its kind at the plant, which currently is in the midst of the second round of production cuts slated to idle workers for 70 days in the November ...
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