Luca de Meo wants to "treat Renault's heart"

As a symbol, the appointment was set at the Renault technocentre in Guyancourt (Yvelines), in this giant engineering hive, this maze's malaise that Luca de Meo wants to redo, reorganize, Remuscler.The Director General of the Group at the diamond received the world there, when management had just informed, Thursday, September 16, the unions representative of the company (CFE-CGC, CGT, CFDT, FO) of its intention to openNegotiations with a view to concluding a three-year social agreement (2022-2024) on the industrial and research and development organization of Renault in France.

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The database of discussions, supposed to succeed before the end of 2021, offers on the one hand the location of nine vehicles in French factories allowing 2,500 recruitments, production in Cléon (Seine-Maritime) of the future 100 kilowatts electric motor and allits value chain.In detail, vehicles produced in France will be the electric mega and its future SUV version, the electric R5, the new electric kangoo and a fifth car for the Electricity pole in Douai and Maubeuge (North);a new alpine in Dieppe (Seine-Maritime);the electric traffic utility in Sandouville (Seine-Maritime);The replacement for the big master van as well as another vehicle for a partner in Batilly (Meurthe-et-Moselle).

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On the other Balance plateau, the plan provides 1,600 departures to engineering in skills related to thermal engines, as well as 400 others in support functions and, as in any negotiation of this type, a flattening of thesalary conditions and work organization.In other words, the reorganization would result in the net creation of 500 positions.Far from compensating for the 4,600 departures which had been scheduled during the May 2020 economies plan and which are in the process of being sold.

« Mauvais choix»»

Luca de Meo veut « soigner le cœur de Renault »

"We want to implement all the activities with high added value in France," says Luca de Meo.This is a real new perspective after a complicated period.The company had to resize to the height of its economic reality.It must be said: we fell to a production of around 500,000 cars per year in France because bad decisions were made in 2012-2013 with the current space, Talisman, Scenic.These are cars that did not work.It can happen.This level of production, it is not by will to disengage - we had still invested a billion euros in Douai -, but it is the result of bad choices.»»

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