Vauxhall sold to french car giant PSA

French car giant PSA Group is to buy the European operations of General Motors, including Vauxhall in Cheshire, for £1.9billion.

Unions say they have been assured that the plant in Ellesmere Port will continue making the Astra until 2021.

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Ellesmere Port MP to meet Business Secretary over Vauxhall

Justin Madders MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston is to meet Greg Clark later today to seek reassurance over the sale of Vauxhall motors. He says he remains hopeful but says the government needs to work with unions and workers to ensure the future of the Cheshire plant.

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Vauxhall workers remain 'hopeful' after sale

The French car giant PSA Group announced this morning that it is to buy the European operations of General Motors, including Vauxhall in Cheshire, for £1.9billion. Unions say they have been assured that the plant in Ellesmere Port will continue making the Astra until 2021. Workers say they are concerned but remain hopeful for their jobs.

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