February 5, 1995 in Business

Mazda Plans To Slash Canadian Work Force

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Mazda Motor Corp. said last week its Canadian importing and distributing unit will lay off 30 percent of its work force, cutting 62 jobs, following sharp declines in sales.

A Mazda spokesman said car sales at the Mazda Canada Inc. unit fell to less than 44,000 units in 1994 from 55,000 in the peak year of 1992.

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