Honda Motor Europe says it will slash 800 jobs at its U.K. car manufacturing operation because of continued low market demand in Europe. The auto maker is entering into formal consultation with its workers about the layoffs that will take effect this spring at its Swindon plant, 80 miles (129 km) west of London. Honda built about 150,000 Jazz, Civic and CR-V vehicles last year in Swindon with a third of that volume sold in the U.K. and the rest shipped to 26 countries. The cutbacks ...

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