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Renault plans to remove approximately 15,000 jobs in the world, with 4,600 in France

So that Renault must submit, on Friday, the content of its plan of economy of two billion euros, it has already been said that the number of job losses. The group has, in effect, announced this Thursday evening to its unions that it planned to cut 15,000 to around the world, with 4,600 in France, told AFP on Thursday evening from several sources. The figures confirmed the Figaro.

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It plans to reduce staff "no compulsory redundancies", through voluntary departures, retirements not replaced and measures of internal mobility or retraining, have shown these sources to the AFP. The production capacities of the group at the global level should be reduced from 4 million vehicles now at around 3.3 million, on a basis of two teams (which corresponds to a real production higher potential by adding a third team).

In France, a process of"information-consultation" of the staff representatives will begin "in mid-June," according to a source association. A group's board of directors has been convened on Thursday evening. Several sources, the plan of savings of € 2 billion is distributed to approximately "one third production, one third engineering and one third on the cost structure, marketing and network.

The activity of Choisy-le-Roi, transferred to Flins

Regarding the production sites in france, the activity of the factory of Choisy-le-Roi (Val-de-Marne), which employs 260 people in the repair of engines and gearbox used as parts of re-employment, should be transferred to the factory in Flins (Yvelines), about sixty miles away. At Flins, the car production will cease after the end of the Zoe in a few years.

The executive said in front of the CMEF that there would be "a reflection in view of the creation at Flins of an ecosystem on the circular economy which, would integrate Choisy-le-Roi", said a source association. The project provides "a strategic review of the system of foundry-cast in France", regarding the future of the Foundry of Britain in Caudan (Morbihan), said this source. The site employs nearly 400 employees. The plan also announces a reflection "to imagine a project of reconversion to Dieppe at the end of the production of the Alpine 110," added this source.

Renault will also suspend plans to expand plants in Morocco and Romania. The manufacturer plans to reduce its production capacity in Russia, and also reduce its mechanical activities in South Korea, and the manufacturing of gear boxes in Turkey.

Nissan in difficulty

earlier in the day on Thursday, Nissan had announced the closure of a plant in Spanish, in the framework of a new strategic plan to reduce about 20% of its global capacity production by march 2023. The plant employs 3,000 people but the 22,000 indirect jobs depend on it, according to the trade unions. The Spanish government has immediately regretted this decision, having regard to the many "support, aid and support" that he had proposed to the group, and stated that he would fight to save jobs. Elsewhere in the world, Nissan will refocus its North American production on some of the strategic models, to withdraw from the south Korean market, and to cease the marketing of its vehicles Datsun in Russia.

Nissan had already announced last July its intention to reduce to 10% of its production capacity by march 2023, which involves the removal of approximately 12,500 positions in the world. During a press conference online, its director general Makoto Uchida has refused to quantify the total number of new job cuts to come, citing the ongoing negotiations in each country, with the representatives of the staff. 2019 Nissan employed 138.900 employees in the world.

The builder suffers, to him, significant overcapacity, resulting in fixed costs can be enormous, there is also its cost-effectiveness: it can currently produce seven million vehicles per year, which is two million more than its sales in 2019. Severely in deficit for the first time since eleven years ago, the japanese automaker, has been hit by the crisis of the sars coronavirus. This is why it wants to reduce its fixed costs by 300 billion yen (2.5 billion euros) and a reduction of more than a million units of its production capacity by march 2023. Nissan also announced Thursday a net loss for the colossal 671,2 billion yen (5.7 billion euros) in its fiscal year ended march 31. The group had not found himself too heavily in deficit for the past 20 years, when he had had to be rescued by Renault to avoid bankruptcy.

The editorial team conseilleL'Alliance Renault - Nissan-Mitsubishi prefers the efficiency of the expansionRenault: for elected officials, closure, or transfer of the site of Caudan would be "unacceptable"Pécresse warns Renault on the maintenance of employment in the Ile-de-France19 commentairesThéodule Grafougnassele 28/05/2020 22:54

automotive factories in France and in box € are terribly under-employed. From time to time, stroke of luck, you have a model that sells well and therefore a factory which turns. At this time, Sochaux with the P. 3008. But the general rule, it is spider webs and dust on the machines. The takeover of Opel promised already to plant closures, the amalgamation of the PSA - Fiat is going to be terrible. Same for Renault, Ford, VW ...

ArtCelticle 28/05/2020 22:53

It seems that the one hiring all the manufacturers of bikes ... so there was that to cross the road to find a job

patrickgle 28/05/2020 22:50

And Ghosn is going to make money?

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