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February 15, 1999 | Times Wire Services
German car maker BMW's cost-cutting drive at its loss-making Rover subsidiary will result in the loss of at least 5,000 jobs in the British automotive parts industry, the Independent newspaper in London reported. The newspaper said the figure was based on an estimate by a leading supplier. A spokesman for Rover said: "We have announced no [new] job cuts." An existing program of 2,500 voluntary cuts is close to being completed.
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May 29, 1994 | JIM CLARKE, ASSOCIATED PRESS
When Allison Ballenger forgets to take off her BMW name tag after work, strangers often stop her and offer congratulations for landing one of South Carolina's most coveted manufacturing jobs. "Everybody in the area wants a job at BMW. I mean everybody," says the 29-year-old woman, who left a cable-making company to try her hand at building cars. With four months left before the German auto maker opens its first U.S.
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