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2009-03-20 15:57:23

Carmaker Renault's plans to move some production from Slovenia to France ignited protectionist worries and a quick reaction at a Brussels summit meeting. A company spokeswoman said Renault planned to increase production in both countries, but French industry minister Luc Chatel said in a radio broadcast the automaker planned to relocate production, creating 400 jobs in Flins, France, near Paris. EU competition commission Neelie Kroes said she would seek clarification on the issue as Chatel...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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