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German Manufacturing Job Losses Top 100,000 With Daimler Cuts

  • Daimler to shed more than 10,000 to save 1.4 billion euros
  • Steelmakers to robotics companies are also ditching staff
Daimler alone pledged to cut a total of at least 1.4 billion euros ($1.5 billion) in personnel expenses.

Daimler alone pledged to cut a total of at least 1.4 billion euros ($1.5 billion) in personnel expenses.

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

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