Tag Archives: Peugeot

end of the line for Ryton

It really is the end this time. Ryton produces its last car:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/coventry_warwickshire/6170599.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaselector/check/nolavconsole/ukfs_news/hi?redirect=st.stm&news=1&bbram=1&bbwm=1&nbram=1&nbwm=1&nol_storyid=6172917

Ryton closure

In case you’ve missed this in the news, it’s been announced that the old Rootes plant at Ryton is to close next year.

BBC NEWS England Coventry/Warwickshire Motor city loses last major plant

Stoke Closure

Sadly the old Rootes plant in Humber Rd, Coventry is to be demolished.

http://iccoventry.icnetwork.co.uk/0100news/0100localnews/tm_objectid=15368720%26method=full%26siteid=50003%26headline=peugeot%2dplant%2dset%2dfor%2d%2dpound%2d50m%2drevamp-name_page.html

Ryton upgrade

The ex-Rootes plant at Ryton, Coventry is still going strong. It’s about to get an upgrade with funding from the British Government.

http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=6305991

Ryton

The downturn in the new car market has hit Peugeot UK (the company we used to know as Rootes). After reaching record levels of production at Ryton over the last couple of years, they’ve now had to cut production and sack workers.