Germany encouraged over Opel jobs, but United Kingdom union worries
The plans have sparked fears of job losses in Britain, where Vauxhall employs about 35,000 people, as well as in Germany.
PSA Group has pledged to maintain GM's Opel operations in Germany but the future of United Kingdom plants in Ellesmere Port and Luton remain uncertain, according to reports on the Continent. "My personal commitment and the commitment of this government will be unbounded" to ensure future of Vauxhall's plants at Ellesmere Port, near Liverpool, and Luton, north of London.
GM said last week that it's in talks to sell its Opel and Vauxhall-branded operations to Peugeot owner PSA Group, prompting a flurry of diplomatic activity as Clark first sought talks with GM, and then with PSA and the French government, which part-owns the French manufacturer.
Britain's decision to leave the European Union, which could lead to trade tariffs, could be a factor in the decision, although the country's politicians and unions are lobbying hard.
May will seek safeguards for Britain's vehicle industry as she seeks to head off concerns that Britain's exit from the European Union will put the auto industry at risk. Answering a question in the United Kingdom parliament on Monday, he added PSA was not in a position to give guarantees as it was still in talks with GM.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is kept updated on the issue, her spokesman Steffen Seibert said.
Tavares, PSA Group's Chief Executive Officer, had asked for a meeting with the British Prime Minister Theresa May about the planned acquisition, a spokesman for the French carmaker said.
Theresa May has agreed in principle to meet Peugeot boss Carlos Tavares to discuss PSA Group's proposals to buy General Motors' European operation, including British company Vauxhall, Downing Street said.
A German Economy Ministry spokesman said Berlin was also in contact with the British government and the two countries would not let themselves be played off against each other.
According to Sky News Mrs May is expected to be joined by Business Secretary Greg Clark.
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The NYPD Patrol Guide advises officers not to use stun gun weapons on children, the elderly, or obviously pregnant females. Rosario then informs officers that they are hurting her, and someone says into the camera several times, "She's pregnant".
She gave a second child up for adoption, but when she got pregnant a third time she made a decision to have an abortion. According to the Washington Post , McCorvey was 22-years-old when she became pregnant for the third time in 1969.
He's due a $2 million roster bonus on March 11, plus another $13 million in base salary (including $6 million guaranteed). However, Watt told the police he did not know if the unidentified guy or Revis knocked out Cousins and Jarivs.
An anonymous source told Us Weekly that Trump has secret service accompany Barron while she rarely leaves the apartment. Yet, another source close to the family went so far as to say that Melania is not happy with her new life.
Lionel Messi scores a 90th-minute penalty as Barcelona record a 2-1 win over Leganes in Sunday night's La Liga clash at Camp Nou. Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano has returned to light training ahead of Sunday's (19 February) La Liga clash with Leganes .
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The survey data are from a sample of 2,511 licensed drivers ages 16 and older who reported driving in the past 30 days. Also, drivers 19-24 were about twice as likely to type or send a text message or email while driving.
The user has uploaded a video of himself setting up the new device and going through a range of menus to get the console going. While there's not a lot to be surprised by, we do at least get to see the job Nintendo has done with the software aesthetics.
Tsonga to play Goffin in Rotterdam final
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Gluten Free Diet Might Be Rich in Toxic Metals
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Robin Thicke & Paula Patton Custody Drama - Police Called
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Irish woman charged with murder of fiancé in Sydney
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U.S. antitrust obstacles seen for T-Mobile, Sprint deal
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Ed Sheeran Releases New Romantic Song
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Unilever rejects Kraft Heinz's $143B takeover bid
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Burlington Coat Factory Ditches Ivanka
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