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Flexible Labor Laws Drive Automakers to Spain

Germany’s Volkswagen AG and Daimler AG have recently ramped up their production capacity in Spain, encouraged by relatively flexible labor laws and a vast network of local parts suppliers. The country has become Europe’s second-largest producer of vehicles behind Germany, and the eighth-biggest in the world. Spain’s appeal comes largely from labor reforms enacted in 2012. The reforms made it

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