Lear Corp. plans to close its Roquetas, Spain, plant by early 2010, resulting in the loss of 520 jobs. The facility supplies wiring harnesses for the Saab 9-3 and 9-5. Lear plans to transfer Roquetas production to one of its four Hungarian facilities. Ricardo Inc. will develop a new vehicle under the Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator (FED) program launched by the U.S. Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center in Warren, MI. The FED program, introduced in ...

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