Thousands of jobs to go at Peugeot

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The Independent Online

PSA Peugeot Citroën, Europe's second-largest car maker after Volkswagen, will lay off 6,000 people, including 2,500 contractors and 2,500 sales and back-office staff, after a downturn in sales accelerated in September.

The company said it was increasingly having to offer discounts to shift cars.