Ford
Motor Co.’s German unit Ford-Werke AG has said it will lay off 1,000 workers
for 16 days in November and December as demand falls in the US, according to
Detroit News.

The report says that the workers concerned make engines for the Ford Explorer
and Ranger models. Sales of the models were falling before the Sept. 11 attacks
and fell even more sharply afterwards, the company said.











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