EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

PSA Peugeot-Citroën

PSA Peugeot-Citroën

Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Ille-et-Vilaine; Bretagne; Ouest
Location of affected unit(s): La Janais


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.10 - Manufacture of motor vehicles

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 02-06-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2017
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2017
Planned Job Creation: 600

Additional Information

The car manufacturer PSA Peugeot-Citroën announced the creation of 600 positions in its plant of La Janais, near Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine) in 2017.  These new positions have been created as a result of the increase in sales of the car maker's new model 5008. Job creations were recently recorded within the group PSA in July 2016 (150 job creations and 1,000 job creations). Job cuts within the group PSA were recorded in 2012 (8,000 job cuts), 2013 (800); 2014 (400 in January and 300 in September); 300 in 2015..