TOKYO — Nissan Diesel Motor Co. Ltd. plans to slash its workforce by 25% and close its Gunma assembly plant in northern Japan in a stepped-up restructuring drive. The plant, which will be closed later this year, makes medium-size trucks. The site will be sold off and production transferred to the Ageo plant in nearby Saitama prefecture. Some 3,000 workers will lose their jobs. A company spokesman says in a published report that the move, expected to save more than US$1 billion over three ...

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