Mazda to axe 25% of jobs in U.S. and Europe
Mazda will slim its workforce to under 200 workers at a subsidiary in Germany, while the manufacturer's sales staff in California and Michigan will fall to around 550 employees. The news comes on the heels of a buyout last month that saw 107 U.S. employees leave voluntarily. Currently, Mazda has no plans to cut its Japanese workforce, though some reorganization may take place on the home front in the coming months. Those efforts are largely expected to consist of moving workers from satellite offices in Tokyo and Osaka to the home base in Hiroshima.
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