Chairman of the Renault SA, Jean-Dominique Senard attends a press conference at the French car maker Renault headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, near Paris, France, on 11. October 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
PARIS (Reuters) – France has one of the most important conditions to be a 5-billion-euro ($5.6 billion) state-backed loan for a car, the automaker’s Chairman said on Tuesday attached, although the Minister of Finance, urged the company to keep the “reach” talks with the trade unions.
Renault (RENA.PA) in the past week, plans presented, cut about 15,000 jobs worldwide, including 4,600 in France, where the company will seek to voluntary departure, and the use of the pension system.
The announcement sparked weekend protests in some factories, as well as in Maubeuge in Northern France, even though Renault’s Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard has committed the site will not be closed.
Finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday that the government wanted the Renault from Northern France, and in the pages of “centres of excellence”.
Senard also France info radio said, the Renault has a new strategic plan, as well as the vision for the brands until the end of the year, after a new CEO was brought on Board.
Reporting by Sarah White; Writing by Matthieu Protard; editing by David Goodman and Mark Potter