Top 10 Automobile Brands in United Kingdom (UK) 2015

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2. Vauxhall

Vauxhall Motors, is a British automotive manufacturing and Distribution Company with it headquarter in Luton, Bedfordshire.

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It is also an affiliated company of the German Adam Opel AG, and both are wholly owned subsidiaries of the General Motors. The company manufactures and sells light commercial vehicles and passenger cars under the Vauxhall marque. Vauxhall has been the second-largest-selling car brand in the United Kingdom for more than twenty years. The Vauxhall team has thousands of people working across the country, to bring the innovative vehicles to the customers. 

Currently headed by Tim Tozer (Chairman), There are around 35,000 employees working in this company and around 4,500 of them have their jobs at plants in Ellesmere Port, the warehouse and head office in Luton., so around 23,000 people are working in Vauxhall's Retail Network and 7,000 people working in the supply chain network, providing customers with millions of parts and essential services. The Luton Plant of Vauxhall's manufactures the Vauxhall Vivaro, producing around 57,000 units a year. Its new model has won many awards and is even been honored in the “Hall of Fame”.

Known as the ‘Home of the Astra’, the Ellesmere Port Plant of Vauxhall Motors has already produced 6 generations of Astras and will soon start to produce the 7th generation, along with its Sports Tourer model. There are around 1,826 people working in the 1,209,366m2 site, building up to 148,853 Astras each year. Vauxhall has been very active in environment friendly projects. They look to improve their social responsibility performance through environmental management, through effective engagement with their partners, being a responsible and accountable employer and by playing a major role in the community.

Sales: 2,69,177