Peugeot plant comes on stream

Peugeot’s Ryton, Coventry plant produced its first 206 model this week, following £100m investment in buildings, robotics and manufacturing machinery. Production is expected to rise rapidly to 2,500 a week. Left-hand drive export models will be built from early next year.

Peugeot’s Ryton, Coventry plant produced its first 206 model this week, following £100m investment in buildings, robotics and manufacturing machinery. Production is expected to rise rapidly to 2,500 a week. Left-hand drive export models will be built from early next year.