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Ford closes Genk Plant in Belgium


With a production of around 14 million cars over the past 50 years, Ford shut the doors of its plant in Genk, Belgium just a day ago. At the end of 2012, Ford decided to close the factory where close to 4000 employees were working and relocate the production of its new models to Valencia, Spain. The University of Hasselt carried out ...
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