Scania do Brasil will send 2,050 workers - 89 percent of its workforce - on compulsory vacation in December, writes Rogério Louro Alves.

The workers will have to stay at home between 10 December and 3 January.

The truck maker will use the compulsory vacation to reduce production due to a decrease in sales.

Scania's São Bernardo do Campo plant, in São Paulo state, is currently only making 25 trucks and buses per day, about half of what it is capable of building.

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