A General Motors (GM) worker on a production line for a Chevrolet Volt hybrid electric vehicle at the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly on November 30, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. Photo: Getty Images/AFP

Carmakers are shedding 80,000 jobs around the world as the era of the electric vehicle upends the global automobile industry

  • Carmakers are eliminating more than 80,000 jobs during the coming years, according to data compiled by Bloomberg News
  • Although the cuts are concentrated in Germany, the US and the UK, faster-growing economies haven’t been immune and are seeing carmakers scale back operations
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A General Motors (GM) worker on a production line for a Chevrolet Volt hybrid electric vehicle at the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly on November 30, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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