SAO PAULO – Truck maker Volkswagen Caminhoes e Onibus is hiring 245 more workers at its Resende, Rio de Janeiro, plant in order to increase capacity to 170 trucks per day from 150 currently. Including suppliers, the VW complex will total 3,045 workers. The factory plans to launch two new trucks, a semi-light and an extra-heavy model. The extra-heavy model, ranging from 43 tons (39 t) to 60 tons (54 t), will reach the market in early 2006. VW currently produces 25 truck models, ...
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