Volkswagen AG says it will cut output 23% and may eliminate some 2,000 jobs at its Puebla, Mexico, manufacturing plant. VW cites falling consumer demand for the models Puebla makes and exports (Jetta, Beetle, original Beetle) as the reason for the cuts. Output at the plant has continued to decline over the past two years, from a high of 425,000 units in 2000 to 332,876 in 2002. From January to May of this year output stood at 122,802, an 18.7% drop from like-2002. Production is expected ...
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