700 jobs as Vauxhall invests £125m in Ellesmere Port
17th May 2012
By Chris Barry - Editor, North West
THE future of the Vauxhall car plant at Ellesmere Port has been secured for at least the next decade thanks to a £125m investment from parent company General Motors, which will create 700 new jobs and safeguard more than 2,000.
Ellesmere Port has been chosen as one of two plants to build the next generation of Astra in 2015. A third production shift will begin that year.Vauxhall chairman and managing Director, Duncan Aldred, said: “This is great news for the Ellesmere Port plant, our employees, the local communi......for the full story register now for free or login below...