USA: Subaru-Isuzu plant plans layoffs
Subaru-Isuzu Automotive plans to lay off 215 workers, or 4.8% of its work force, due to slumping US sales of Isuzu sport-utility vehicles, Associated Press (AP) reported. Company officials told AP that they would idle the truck assembly line at the Lafayette plant for two months, curtailing production of 6,000 Rodeo, Rodeo Sport and Axiom SUVs. Production of better-selling Subaru models would continue.
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