DETROIT -- DaimlerChrysler AG will cut between 5,000 to 6,000 jobs from its German workforce by the end of 2002 as a result of weakening demand at its truck and bus business in Europe, published reports say. The company’s overall truck and bus sales have fallen in recent years from the strong pace of 555,000 units in 1999 to 549,000 units in 2000. DaimlerChrysler is currently on pace to sell only 488,000 units in 2001 via its eight commercial vehicle plants in Germany. The job cuts come ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"DaimlerChrysler Cuts German Jobs" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.