5.000 jobs away from Ford in Germany


5.000 jobs weg bij Ford in Duitsland

The American autoconcern Ford is in Germany more than 5,000 jobs. Intended, the operation is mainly run through voluntary departures.

Reports that Ford. The decision is not entirely unexpected: Ford announced in January a restructuring plan for Europe, involving thousands of job cuts would be.

A spokeswoman for Ford of Germany let know that the decision should be to ensure that Ford as soon as possible cost-effective in Europe.

Ford represents about 53,000 people worldwide in Europe, of whom over 24,000 in Germany.

Ford Genk

Ford also had, for decades, an assembly plant in Genk, but that was the end of 2014 is closed. In Lommel has Ford still his most important test for Europe.