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UK: Honda to cut 340 jobs as exports fell


About 340 jobs are at risk after Japanese car giant Honda, on Monday said it plans to cut production at its UK factory in Swindon from three shifts to two. The factory in Swindon, Wiltshire builds the Civic, Civic Tourer, CR-V and Jazz models – mostly for export, but sales in sales in other countries have not been as strong as ...
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