Hungary - Opel promises to maintain plants - November 30, 2017

Plans of automotive manufacturer Opel to harness synergies with its new owner, France’s PSA Group, will neither involve plant closures nor layoffs. Opel has a big engine plant in Szentgotthárd, at the westernmost point of Hungary. However, a spokesman for the local unit confirmed earlier in November that some contract labourers had been let go and that a further reduction in their number was expected in 2017 because of changes to production volumes.

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