UK: Ailing Vauxhall asks for state cash
Struggling UK car maker Vauxhall hopes for a state handout, the firm's boss said on Thursday, according to a report from the BBC. At least £5m in government cash will be needed to ensure that the Ellesmere Port plant wins work building 180,000 new-style Vectra cars a year from 2002, the BBC reported Vauxhall chief executive Nick Reilly as saying.
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