VW Portugal shelves some layoffs as sales improve


LISBON, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Volkswagen's Portuguese unit said on Thursday it was cautiously optimistic about a recovery trend in car sales in Europe and cancelled planned temporary layoffs of several days over the next two months. The Autoeuropa plant, which has long been in talks with workers to avoid short-term layoffs, said in a statement the recovery, which came thanks to consumer incentives offered by European governments, was mainly in Germany but "has a positive reflection on ...

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