UPDATE 1-Yamaha to close Barcelona factory - Nikkei


Jan 29 (Reuters) - Yamaha Motor Co will close its motorcycle factory in Barcelona and move production to France, affecting about 82 percent jobs in the facility, the Nikkei business daily reported. The Japanese motorcycle maker, which shut its Italian plant in 2009, has been assembling two-wheelers for the European market in Spain and France, the Nikkei said. Projecting a slow market recovery, Yamaha has decided to rebuild its loss-making European business and consolidate its production ...

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