After weeks of speculation Vauxhall has confirmed that the new Astra WILL be built at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire. It means seven hundred new jobs and a boost for the local economy . Vauxhall chairman Duncan Aldred and business secretary Vince Cable say its an 'historic day.'
Car manufacturing at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire has been saved after £125m investment and the creation 700 new jobs there.Read the full story ›
Jobs saved at Ellesmere Port with news of a £125 million investment in Vauxhall's car plant, creating thousands of new jobs.
The next generation of its Astra model will be built at the firm's factory in Cheshire.
Around 700 new jobs will be created there.
Vauxhall workers at Ellesmere port in Cheshire have voted in favour of a new pay and conditions deal clearing the way for new investment.Read the full story ›
Car maker General Motors is expected to guarantee the future of its Ellesmere Port plant. The new model of the Astra may be built there.Read the full story ›
General Motors are expected to hold a press conference at Ellesmere Port at 10am today.
It's thought they're going to say the next generation of the Astra will be built at the Cheshire site, where more than 2,100 people work.
Car maker Vauxhall is expected to release more details about its plans to save its Ellesmere Port plant.
Unions at the site have been balloting members on new working conditions, which could see extra shifts and more jobs there.
General Motors has signalled that its factory in Cheshire may be saved.
There's intense speculation that the company's plant at Ellesmere Port will become the centre of production for the new Astra.