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Peugeot-Chrysler merger

Title
Peugeot-Chrysler merger
Genre
News report; Interview; Press conference
TX Date
14 Sep 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:04:30
Description
Jim Dallmeyer reports on Peugeot’s takeover of Chrysler. Trade union spokesman Grenville Hawley says there will be no closures of UK factories as a result. General Secretary of the Amalgamated Engineering Union, Gavin Laird says that there will be two British directors of the company but that the Government has not given its approval to the deal. Peugeot boss Dominique Savey also speaks.
Contributors
Jim Dallmeyer; Gavin Laird; Grenville Hawley; Dominique Savey
Keywords
Companies; Trade unions; Government; Car industry; Motor vehicle industry; Chrysler; Mergers; Business acquisitions; Peugeot

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