Nissan offering buyouts up to $125K epr worker

Discussion in 'Wall St. News' started by TraderZones, Jul 30, 2008.

  1. This is why the automakers should have moved ALL their manufacturing to China 10 years ago. When it is time to cut workers, they get basically nothing, not insane payouts like this

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Wednesday that it would offer buyouts of up to $125,000 to workers at two plants in Tennessee to cut costs as the company reduces truck production in response to a sales slump.
  2. S2007S


    With that money they can go and buy the new Nissan GTR.
  3. Rocko1


    Ironic that Toyota's been building factories in US and has outperformed everyone so far.
  4. Toyota sales are down more than 20% YoY - more than GM.
  5. Rocko1


  6. Right, the long term trend is still in place.

    I agree.

    It was a monthly drop on a YoY basis, not a YoY only basis. So, I was off a little.

    updated 2:30 p.m. PT, Tues., July. 1, 2008

    General Motors Corp. soundly beat Toyota Motor Corp. in June to retain its traditional U.S. sales lead, but GM sales still dropped 18.2 percent during a dismal month for large automakers.

    Toyota’s U.S. sales fell 21.4 percent, while Ford Motor Co. said it sales tumbled nearly 28 percent. Chrysler LLC took a huge hit for the month with sales down 35.9 percent.