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 ...
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