Fears continue to grow over missing man from Ellesmere Port
Vauxhall, a subsidiary of General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), is planning to move production of the Astra from its Ellesmere Port
factory if Brexit makes it unprofitable, according to the chief executive of Vauxhall-owner, PSA.
The Russelsheim plant will manufacture Astra and it is planned that the second plant will be Ellesmere Port
Attempts have been made to lure more people to Ellesmere Port
, with a pay and display car park near the town's railway station offering four hours' parking for the rock-bottom price of 50p, rising to only [pounds sterling]1 for more than four hours.
From this week, adverts will be broadcast on Sky TV throughout the North West and North Wales to promote Ellesmere Port
as a town with outstanding prospects and a great place to live and work.
In a statement, Vauxhall said it was committed to Astra production at Ellesmere Port
and would conduct a 45-day consultation with workers.
Justin Madders, Labour MP Ellesmere Port
& Neston, said it was more "devastating news" for workers in the area.
That has led to speculation the company could close one or two European factories - with the plants in Ellesmere Port
and Bochum, Germany, reported to be at risk.
A report in a German newspaper claimed that Magna had plans to cut 1,400 jobs at Luton and Ellesmere Port
, although it made clear that no final decision had been taken and that discussions were continuing.
Announcing the funding, Trade and Industry Secretary, Patricia Hewitt, said: "Vauxhall's decision to invest further in its Ellesmere Port
plant demonstrates that the UK remains a location of choice for the competitive manufacture of motor vehicles in Europe.
Because "zero error" build quality has long been a goal at Ellesmere Port
, there are control procedures at every point on the line.
Council chiefs will try again to secure millions of pounds from the Government to help transform Ellesmere Port