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PSA to cut 400 jobs in England

Peugeot-Citroen will cut 400 jobs at a Vauxhall factory in Ellesmere Port, England. A spokesperson for the company said the job cuts are painful but necessary to ensure the factory remains open and profitable.   

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Citroen mulls WRC-inspired C3

Citroen could return to the hot hatch segment with a WRC-inspired hot hatch based on the brand-new C3. The brand's R&D department is currently brainstorming ideas, but the model hasn't been approved for production yet.   http://bit.ly/2hLcaM9

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Second-gen Audi A7 debuting on October 19

Audi will present the second-generation A7 at a private event held in its home town of Ingolstadt, Germany, on October 19th. The reveal is scheduled for 7 pm CET, according to the automaker, and enthusiasts can stream it live by going to the official Audi website.   

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End of an era: Australian vehicle manufacturing comes to a close

The closing of the Holden Elizabeth plant in South Australia this Friday will mark the end of automotive manufacturing in the country. The facility produced the Holden Commodore, which was exported to America under the Chevrolet SS nameplate (and previously the Pontiac G8). The shuttering of the facility will mark the end of the SS and its companion vehicle, the law-enforcement-spec Caprice.   http://bit.ly/2hJneJC

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PSA to cut jobs at British manufacturing facility

French automaker PSA will cut jobs from its Ellesmere Port facility in England, the company has announced. Reuters reports that 400 jobs will be lost at the plant, which assembles the Vauxhall Astra. Vauxhall (known elsewhere in Europe as Opel) was divested from G.M. and purchased by PSA earlier this year.   http://reut.rs/2yMWfYG

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