700 jobs have been created at the once doomed Vauxhall factory at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.
Chairman Duncan Aldred, who first worked at the Ellesmere Port factory 20 years ago as a graduate, said it was an "historic day" for Vauxhall. Read the full story here.
This is great news for the Ellesmere Port plant, our employees, the local community, our suppliers, the Vauxhall brand and the UK. We have been able to develop a responsible labour agreement that secures the plant's future. This is assisted by the Government's industrial strategy, increasing its focus on the manufacturing sector and creating ideal ground for companies to build up long-term investments."
Car manufacturing at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire has been saved after £125m investment and the creation 700 new jobs 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.
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.