Published On: Mon, Jun 30th, 2014

European plastic Giant Vauxhall’s Luton Wins £185m Worth Vivaro van Contract

In a latest development in the field of plastics and plastic allied manufacturing sector Vauxhall’s Luton have cracked an important Vivaro van Contract that will be a milestone in thehistory of the company. According to reports from various sources the Luton plant beat off competition from across Europe to gain this contract that worth hefty amount of £125 million. The deal will be for a period of 10 years and will create around 1,600 jobs in this region.

European plastic Giant Vauxhall’s Luton Wins £185m Worth Vivaro van Contract

European plastic Giant Vauxhall’s Luton Wins £185m Worth Vivaro van Contract

While addressing media professionals and industry experts the authority says “Our customers will be delighted with the new Luton-built Vivaro. It offers the comfort and design of a passenger car but with class-leading practicality, improved cargo dimensions and excellent payload capability.”

He also added that “Through the UK Government’s industrial strategy we are backing the auto sector as it goes from strength to strength. We are providing the right environment to give businesses the confidence to invest and create high skilled jobs.”

Various industry experts and stakeholders have overwhelmingly appreciated the move as it will not only help create jobs but will also enable them provide quality goods to their clients and customers.

While moving on the same line Vince Cable, Business Secretary says “The launch of the new Vivaro is great news for British manufacturing,” “The plant at Luton, which has made such an important contribution to the local and national economy, has got a bright future thanks to the commitment of its workforce and ability to compete against the best in Europe.”

About the company: Vauxhall Motors registered name General Motors UK Limited is a British automotive manufacturing and distribution company headquartered in Luton, Bedfordshire, and a subsidiary of the German Adam Opel AG, itself a wholly owned subsidiary of the American General Motors (GM). The company sells passenger cars and light commercial vehicles under the Vauxhall marque; in the past it has also sold buses and trucks under the Bedford brand. Vauxhall has been the second-largest-selling car brand in the UK for over two decades.