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Why PSA is axing jobs at Vauxhall's Astra plant

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http://europe.autonews.com - Vauxhall and PSA have cited declining sales in the compact segment as a reason for cutting 400 jobs at the UK factory that builds Astra cars, which would make sense if customers were turning away from cars such as the Astra Sports Tourer built there.

Hyundai Kona 1.0 T-GDi Premium SE 2017 review

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https://www.autocar.co.uk - Hyundai's funky-looking Kona crossover with a peppy three-cylinder engine makes all the right noises for the car to be a success in a crowded segmentHyundai’s compact crossover – which has been a significant absentee from the brand's range – will now provide a direct alternative to the Vauxhall Mokka X, Renault Captur, Nissan Juke and plenty of other rivals in this fast-populating segment, not least the Stonic from sister brand Kia. It rides on all-new platform architecture – unlike the Rio-based Stonic, curiously – provisioned for a full-time four-wheel-drive option and the underfloor space

Union calls for talks after PSA cuts Vauxhall jobs

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http://europe.autonews.com - Union leaders at PSA's Ellesmere Port factory, which builds Opel/Vauxhall Astras, are calling for talks with the French automaker after PSA said it would cut a quarter of the UK plant's workforce.

Union calls for talks after PSA cuts jobs at Vauxhall plant in UK

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http://europe.autonews.com - Union leaders at PSA's Ellesmere Port factory, which builds Opel/Vauxhall Astras, are calling for talks with the French automaker after PSA said it would cut a quarter of the UK plant's workforce.

Kia Stonic on sale now from £16,295

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https://www.autocar.co.uk - Order books for the new Kia Stonic have opened, with prices starting at £16,295 for the compact SUV Nissan Juke rival. The striking five-door also goes up against the Renault Captur, Peugeot 2008 and Vauxhall Mokka X, majoring on styling, electronic driver aids and has a wider choice of colours than you'll find on other Kia models, including two-tone options and several bold interior choices.

Vauxhall axing 400 jobs at Ellesmere Port 'due to market, not Brexit'

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https://www.autocar.co.uk - Vauxhall's decision to cut 400 jobs from its Ellesmere Port plant is to do with market changes, not Brexit, a spokesman has told Autocar. The PSA Group-owned British company’s Cheshire site is being taken down a “glide path” from two shifts to one, as bosses attempt to boost efficiency at a time when output has slumped by 20% in one year.

Vauxhall set to axe 400 jobs at Ellesmere Port plant

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https://www.autocar.co.uk - Vauxhall’s new owner, the PSA Group, is planning to cut 400 jobs from the firm’s Ellesmere Port car plant, according to reports. A PSA spokesperson told the Reuters news agency that the job cuts at the facility were designed to improve its ‘competitiveness’, noting that costs were higher than at other ‘benchmark’ sites in Europe.