Solidarity motor bulletin #08: Chrysler workers beware!

Peugeot Sochaux plant, 1970s

Subtitled "mergers can be harmful to your health", this Solidarity motor bulletin was aimed at Chrysler workers in the UK and Europe on the eve of their takeover by Peugeot/Citroen. It describes the situation for workers in Peugeot plants in France, how they squeeze high productivity out of their workers and how they combat workers' struggles.

Yes the present hour is very severe at least

May Day 2013 leaflet by Groupe Express-Roularta, Paris.

French auto workers threaten to blow up factory

Workers at collapsed French car parts maker New Fabris threatened on Sunday to blow up their factory if they did not receive payouts by July 31 from auto groups Renault and Peugeot to compensate for their lost jobs.

France: suicides amongst auto-workers

A spate of suicides amongst workers at French car plants reflects the fact that large numbers of workers are being driven to take their own lives by workplace stresses.

France: Peugeot strikers picket offices

PSA Peugeot Citroën, Paris

On Friday over 300 striking workers demonstrated outside the head offices of PSA Peugeot Citroën in Paris.

Wild ride - a different perspective on the Czech car industry

Ryton and Ellesmere Port workers fight job losses

Workers from the Ryton plant in Coventry, due to be closed by Peugeot, demonstrated outside a dealership in Birmingham alongside members of West Midlands Anarchists on Saturday.

Ryton Peugeot factory closure - local anarchists speak

A member of West Midlands Anarchists speaks to news about the impending closure of Peugeot's Ryton factory near Coventry, which will cost thousands of jobs.