MADRID – Renault SA will eliminate the third shift at its Villamuriel de Cerrato plant near Palencia, resulting in the idling of 400 temporary workers. “We need to avoid inventories increasing, and the way to do it is by reducing the production cadence,” says a spokesman for Renault in Spain. The Palencia facility has been running on three shifts since September 2007, as production was increased in preparation for the launch of the new Megane the following July. At the time, Renault ...

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