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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MANCHESTER GIANTS' assault on the Budweiser League title race has been thrown into turmoil by the League, which has withheld player licences for the season beginning tomorrow and instead cleared only nine players for the game against Peugeot Bullets Birmingham at the Nynex Arena.

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Motoring: Return Of The Pocket Rocket

Peugeot will replace the 205 model this October, when it launches the 206 hatchback. The 205 is the most popular Peugeot in history and was one of the greatest small cars of the Eighties.

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

MIKE FINGER spent the week building up Derby Storm's Moorways venue as the Budweiser League's most intimidating arena for visiting teams, then watched his Peugeot Bullets players dismantle it shot by shot on Saturday night.

Campaigning adverts under fire

`Political' agenda sparks new wave of complaints to industry watchdog, writes Paul McCann

Trust Motor approach worries institutions

INSTITUTIONAL investors in Trust Motor Group, the car distributor formerly known as Barr and Wallace Arnold, expressed concern yesterday after the company disclosed it had received a bid approach from its management priced at about the net asset value of the business.

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