Valenciennes: To Increase Production, Toyota Recruits 150 People

INDUSTRY: The Japanese manufacturer sees Yaris sales grow in Europe and must adapt its production to demand … Jobs, yes, but precarious (for now). Toyota motor manufacturing France (TMMF), based in Onnaing, near Valenciennes, in the North, is launching a recruitment campaign, said Friday, in a statement. One hundred and fifty positions in interim or in fixed-term contracts are …

Saint-Nazaire: Cargill Invests 11 Million Euros

The former mayor wanted to see clear out to Montoir. But Cargill has every intention to stay in Saint-Nazaire. The sunflower oil plant is investing 11 million euros. Cargill is not ready to leave  Saint-Nazaire . The sunflower crushing plant has invested 11 million euros in the modernization of its facilities. The company had yet been there ten years persona non grata by …

The French Car Market up 4.7% in 2017

With 2.11 million passenger cars registered in 2017 in France, the French car market posted good health The French car market for passenger cars has seen a solid increase of 4.74% in 2017 despite a slight slowdown of 0.51% in December, announced Monday the French Automobile Manufacturers (CCFA). For the full year, about 2.11 million passenger cars …

France Growth Forecast: Down 0.2% in Q2

The Bank of France lowered its growth forecast of 0.2% for the second quarter. The Bank of France on Wednesday revised downward its growth forecast for the French economy in the second quarter, to 0.2% against 0.3% previously anticipated.  The Bank of France is based on a monthly survey of leaders companies that anticipate a …

French Car Market Grew by 6.5% in April

The French car market increased from 6.5% in April … The French car market increased from 6.5% in April over one year, a rate slightly lower than in the first three months of 2016 but still higher than that recorded last year in the same period, according to official figures Monday. While 181,830 new passenger …