Renault will only close one site in France by 2022, that of Choisy-le-Roi. - CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP
Renault's savings plan provides for the closure of a single site in France, that of Choisy-le-Roi in Val-de-Marne, said the president of the car manufacturer, Jean-Dominique Senard, on Friday. 'a press conference. "Contrary to what has been written here and there, we will only close one site by 2022, out of our 14 industrial sites in France, this is Choisy for which we will promote skills in the Paris region", he said.
But the savings plan will also have consequences for other sites, such as the cessation of automobile production in Flins (Yvelines) after 2024. The factory, which currently has 2,600 employees, will be converted and will recover the activity of the Choisy site, which employs 260 people. The difficulties of the manufacturer, which had published in February its first annual losses in ten years and is in overcapacity of production, were worsened by the crisis. The Renault group's CFDT described this plan as a “social breakdown and deindustrialization project”.
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