MADRID – Sales gains in the domestic market as well as Western Europe in August are not enough to prevent Spanish auto makers from scaling back production, idling workers and seeing plant closings by two major suppliers. Light-vehicle deliveries last month jumped 7.7% in Western Europe and 5.9% in Spain from year-ago, industry associations here report. But year-to-date, sales are off 1.3% in Western Europe and have plummeted 22.2% in Spain from like-2010. Adam Opel will idle the 7,200 ...
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