"This is not about making the business today more efficient but completely redesigning it", Ford's European president, Steve Armstrong, told the Financial Times.
The UK's biggest union Unite said it was working closely with Ford to safeguard jobs in the UK and look after the interests of employees.
The automaker, which employs some 54,000 workers across the region mainly in Germany, the United Kingdom and Spain, will also review its joint venture in Russian Federation, part of a host of measures that Steven Armstrong, Ford's head of Europe, called a "step-change in the performance of the business".
"Our support for the plant on its road to modernisation becomes even more critical in this context".
The plans are for two phases of cuts at Bridgend, achieved by 2021, sources said.
In the first nine months of 2018, Ford reported European losses of $199 million, compared to a profit of $278 million in the same period of 2017.
In China, demand was adversely impacted by consumer uncertainty following import duty changes and escalating trade tensions with the US.
On Thursday, Ford had signalled it would make "significant" cuts among its 50,000-strong European workforce under plans to make it more competitive. The company announced a restructuring of its business in Europe, which was associated with job losses in all areas.
"We will invest in the vehicles, services, segments and markets that best support a long-term sustainably profitable business", he said.
Boogie Cousins Set to Make Warriors Debut
With the addition of a healthy Cousins, head coach Steve Kerr can stagger his lineups accordingly to give his other stars a rest. They play both the Clippers and the Lakers during that trip, on the 18th and 21st of January, respectively.
World Number One Halep Dumped In Sydney
For me, it's another tennis player across the court. "Obviously it's disappointing, but the sun will come up tomorrow". I had no inspiration in some important points. "I felt like it was really clean considering the conditions".
Passenger Vehicles: Ford will establish a more targeted portfolio of European-built passenger vehicles focused on the quality, technology-rich and fun-to-drive DNA of the Ford brand, with the goal of building emotional connections with customers through sporty and progressive designs. It didn't say which models it would drop, but Armstrong said the profitable parts of the business were its SUVs and commercial vehicles.
"We are building an alliance with Ford which will strengthen Ford's position in Europe because we will share platforms", said VW CEO Herbert Diess to reporters.
'Unite is fully committed to opposing any compulsory redundancies and campaigning strongly for Bridgend to have a viable future.
"It is a devastating blow for our members and their families, as well as having grave implications for the Welsh economy and the supply chain", said Des Quinn, Unite's national officer for the automotive industry.
"This is not a effect of the Brexit situation", he said.
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is set to confirm plans to cut thousands of jobs - affecting roles including administration, marketing and management.
Discussions on autonomous vehicle development and sharing Volkswagen'sMEB electric vehicle platform are said to be on-going. The company already cut 1,000 jobs previous year, but new plans to improve cash flow by £2.5 billion ($3.2 billion) include "substantial" cuts to employment that will run into the thousands, a source told Reuters, affecting managerial, research, sales and design staff, but not line workers.
Every Ford nameplate from the all-new Ford Focus onwards will include an electrified option.
Fast radio bursts are bright pulses of radio emission mere milliseconds in duration, thought to originate from distant galaxies. They're hoping this new data will help them figure out more details about what created them. "FRBs were an unexpected mystery".
Sevilla have confirmed that they have reached an agreement in principle to sign Barcelona forward Munir El Haddadi . Sevilla had met with Morata's representatives over a potential deal but found the proposed loan move too expensive.
The damage from the strikes was " limited ", the news agency noted, without providing any details about possible casualties. He said the targets were primarily storage and logistics facilities used by Iran to ship weapons to Hezbollah.
On Sunday Qunun told AFP her family was "abusive" and once locked her in a room for six months just for cutting her hair. Saudi Arabia described the case as a "family affair", adding that the country did not demand her deportation back home.
His net worth skyrocketed from $5.3 billion in January 2018 after he provided thorough information about his assets. Folorunsho Alakija is the fourth richest Nigerian and the second woman in this year's African billionaires club.
Nathan Soyeux, a 23-year-old student, passed away in Dijon on Monday after suffering injuries in a game in November. Compliance was shown to be well observed, with no player returning within the six-day period.
Pandya said he "got a bit carried away" as he explained his bragging about his prowess with women on the show that aired Sunday. Rahul, who was more restrained of the 2 during the show, has not yet reacted to the backlash the 2 are facing on social media.
Martin enters his age-36 season, coming off a 2018 in which he hit.194 with a.338 on-base average; good for a.663 OPS for Toronto. The four-time all-star has also played for the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates over his 13-year big-league career.
The Scot, now 77, retired as United manager in May 2013 after winning 38 trophies during 26 years in charge. Rashford and Kane will go head-to-head at Wembley on Sunday when Manchester United take on Tottenham .
NBC News, Megyn Kelly reach separation agreement
In this September 21, 2017 file photo, Megyn Kelly poses on the set of her new show, " Megyn Kelly Today " at NBC Studios in NY . NBC would not comment Friday on whether the separation agreement allows her to write about her experiences at the network.
Pacquiao Takes Another Swipe at Mayweather Over Nasukawa KO
Pacquiao secured his first knockout in nearly nine years. "I'm just ready to go out there and prove the naysayers wrong", he said. Tuesday and Thursday we haven't really talked about it or decided anything yet. "We do have a gym we're gonna go to".
Farrell Fit For Munster V Gloucester Clash
Gerbrandt Grobler starts for Gloucester against his former side, with England out-half Danny Cipriani selected at out-half. Pool 2 is evenly poised ahead of the weekend's clashes with all four sides vying for top spot and a quarter-final place.
Bumrah gets ODI, T20 break after Test heroics
The Indian selectors made a decision to rest him to keep him fresh for the limited overs series back home against Australia . Mohammed Siraj , a right-arm seamer yet to make his one-day global debut, will fill Bumrah's void in the Indian squad.
South Africa vs Pakistan
Markram was then joined by Hashim Amla and the two ensured that the home team didn't lose any more wickets in the morning session. Allrounder Faheem Ashraf took 3-57 after being one of three players called into the side for the series-ender.
Paris explosion: Multiple injuries reported
Images shared on social media showed the area around Rue De Montyon covered in debris with a fire raging in at least one building. The explosion came amid heavy security in Paris and around France for the ninth successive weekend of yellow vest protests.