21 Dec 2018, 13:35
Julian Wettengel

Volkswagen may cut up to 7,000 jobs at two German factories due to e-mobility shift – media reports

Spiegel Online / dpa / Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

German carmaker Volkswagen could cut up to 7,000 jobs at factories in Emden and Hanover as the company switches its production to e-cars, reports Spiegel Online, based on news agency dpa. The production of electric cars requires fewer workers than combustion engine vehicles, writes Spiegel. German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung had first reported the possible job cuts.

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