Peugeot staff share pounds 1.2m bonus

THE 3,000-strong workforce at Coventry-based car maker Peugeot are to share in a pounds 1.2m bonus after the company announced a pounds 53m profit - its best for eight years - and forecast record production this year. The profit triggered an average pounds 240 tax-free payout per employee and allowed Peugeot to pay a pounds 50m dividend to its French parent.

Peugeot to create 900 jobs

THE COVENTRY-based carmaker Peugeot confirmed that it is to create 900 jobs by increasing production of the 206 range at its Ryton plant.

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Touring cars: Menu angered by tactics of his rivals

RICKARD RYDELL cemented his lead in the Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship with two second places at Oulton Park as the defending champion, Alain Menu, was twice involved in incidents with the Peugeot driver Paul Radisich and missed out on a double victory.

Basketball: Kirk on fire as Bullets fly

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Trust Motor approach worries institutions

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