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24/04/2013 - France

Peugeot may close strike-ridden plant this year

The troubled French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroën says it may shut down an iconic plant north-east of Paris this year because of continuing strikes and falling sales.

13/02/2013 - France

Peugeot predicts recovery after announcing record losses

PSA Peugeot Citroën, has announced a record loss of 5.0 billion euros.
31/01/2013 - France - US

1000 job losses as Goodyear announces closure of Amiens tyre plant in northern France

US tyre makers Goodyear said on Thursday that it was set to close a loss-making plant in Amiens in northern France, which employs 1,173 workers.

27/09/2012 - France

French car bosses want labour costs cut as sales slump

France’s two top motor industry bosses predicted a greater than expected drop in demand throughout Europe, including France, on the eve of the world’s biggest car show, Paris’s ...
Industry Minister Arnaud Montebourg, near Michel Sapin (L), Employment and Social Dialogue Minister, announces the Car industry plan
25/07/2012 - France

France lashes South Korean 'unfair competition' as car industry bail-out announced

France on Wednesday accused Korean carmakers of unfair competition as it announced a programme of subsidies to revive the troubled French car industry.
25/07/2012 - France

France to aid clean cars as PSA Peugeot-Citroën announces big losses

PSA Peugeot-Citroën reported a net loss of 819 million euros in the first half of 2012 ahead of Wednesday afternoon’s announcement of a government plan of aid to the auto industry.
21/07/2012 - France

French government to aid Peugeot-Citroën despite row with bosses

France’s Socialist government is to give PSA Peugeot-Citroën grants to build environmentally friendly cars in an effort to save some of the 8,000 jobs the troubled carmaker plans to shed.
15/11/2011 - France

Peugeot Citroën will cut 4000 French jobs say unions

French auto giant PSA Peugeot Citroën will cut at least 4,000 jobs in France next year as part of a wide-ranging cost-cutting plan, union sources said on Tuesday.

18/04/2011 - Japan

Toyota resumes production at all Japanese factories

Japanese carmaker Toyota on Monday resumed operations at all 18 of its plants in the earthquake-hit country but volume is still at around 50 per cent, due to a shortage of parts.

Radiation fears grip French Toyota factory
24/03/2011 - Focus on France

Radiation fears grip French Toyota factory

Japanese auto parts are raising concerns of radiation contamination in a northern French town.