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Old 12-21-2007, 03:38 AM
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http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/071221/germany_bmw.html

Maybe things aren't so rosy in the black forest?
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Old 12-21-2007, 04:12 AM
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things sound fine to me.
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They're introducing new model lines, they want to increase their market share, and they're cutting staff?

Sounds like quality is about to take a big hit.
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They're cutting these 8000 jobs to help pay for all the things they've had to fix on my E60.
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As technologial advances are made in fabrication, manufacturing, and assebly, the need for humans decline.
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Sound fiscal management , returns have not been keeping analysts and shareholders happy for some time .
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I don't see the problem, the auto industry employment levels move up/down regularily. Sometimes less humans are required to run the more sophisticated machinery.

No biggie in my books.
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All large companies have inefficiencies, especially European ones. This is juts normal leaning out of a BIG company
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When Dr Reithofen came to power he ordered a thorough and comprehensive analysis on how things were made; processes, organisation, It systems. All were scrutinized. One of the things that came out of the analysis was the possiblity to cut some jobs. Sounds fine to me.
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