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Traton's Scania to temporarily lay off nearly all staff in Sweden - radio

FILE PHOTO: Truck of Swedish company Scania is pictured in Hanover

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Traton's <8TRA.DE> Swedish truck maker Scania is temporarily laying off nearly all its 19,000 staff in the country due to the coronavirus outbreak, public service radio reported on Thursday.

A Scania spokesman said the lay-offs affected factory and headquarters staff, but not the sales force and service functions.

(Reporting by Anna Ringstrom; editing by Niklas Pollard)