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Photo by: Geert Vanden Wijngaert

Ford cars ready for export are parked at the Ford plant in Genk, Belgium, on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Ford Motor Co. announced Wednesday it planned to close a car plant in eastern Belgium — one of its main European factories — by the end of 2014, a move that would result in 4,500 direct job losses and 5,000 more among subcontractors. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

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