MADRID, March 19 (Reuters) - The world's number-two truck maker AB Volvo said on Friday it would shift production of its Kerax truck to France from Spain, shedding 450 jobs at the Villaverde plant near Madrid. Closure of the plant, operated by its subsidiary Renault trucks, will be completed by 2006, the company said in a statement. It is part of a move to concentrate Renault truck production at Bourg-en-Bresse in France. However Volvo plans to build a new crankshaft plant in Spain and ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Volvo to shed 450 Spanish jobs in production shift" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: email@example.com or phone: (248) 799-2642