FGovernor continues the process of restructuring in the world: at the end of the Brazilian plant in Sao Bernardo do Campo, which is currently being produced in the Fiesta, all the charge line and F-4000- and three other production sites in Russia, currently termination minivans C-Max and Grand C-Max in Germany adds, although the plant will remain in operation.
also motivated by the decline in demand for those displaced by crossovers and SUVs, the decision vehicles was reported by the operator Saarlouis plant in December last year and will come into force in June this year. For phasing of both products, the union agreed to the liquidation of the night shift, said although the brand will continue to invest in the industrial complex for the production of there new Focus. However, it is assumed that a campus with 24,000 employees, the company is only in Germany, will cut about 5,000 jobs through layoffs and foreclosures.
A similar adjustment is planned in the UK and France, where the company owns a transmission plant in Blanquefort, which employs about 850 workers after he was removed to the offer to purchase vendor Punch Powerglide factory
This program is the reduction and adjustment are carried out with the aim of achieving greater profitability in the European market, where the automaker is working for several years with red figures, despite maintaining a good level of sales. As in the US market and in our region, also is expected to reduce the product portfolio, leaving aside sedans, hatchbacks or traditional minivans to focus on crossovers, SUVs, pickup trucks, and options range electrified.