EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Coventry; West Midlands; West Midlands
Location of affected unit(s): Ryton, Coventry


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles
Number Employed: 3300
Group: PSA

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 26-03-2004
Planned Job Reductions min: 700
Planned Job Reductions max: 700
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

Peugeot cast a new shadow over the future of its Ryton car plant near Coventry by cutting its fourth shift because of falling demand for the 206 model, putting 700 jobs at risk.