Witter towbars of Deeside is making 90 people redundant.
UNITE said it was talking to the company, which hopes to keep 60 other workers on its books but is considering manufacturing abroad.
Vauxhall has taken 20,000 used models under its scrappage scheme relaunched in May after spells over the last two years.
Unlike other schemes, the Vauxhall recyclers will identify potential classic cars handed in and owners’ clubs will be invited to purchase scarce parts.
As UK drivers prepare to take to the roads and enjoy the August bank holiday weekend, Green Flag is warning that unsuspecting UK drivers could be subjected to substantially higher petrol prices whilst travelling on major holiday destination roads.
Holidaymakers planning a ‘staycation’ could be hit with an expensive surprise – with some petrol stations charging an extra 1.9p per litre compared with the average service station price.
Austria’s Transport Minister Joerg Leichtfried said he had agreed with VW, MB and Renault to update the software of 600,000 diesel cars to reduce pollution following a similar deal struck in Germany after a large-scale emissions scandal, reports Automotive News Europe.
Leichtfried said the deal also included extra payments to buyers of more environmentally friendly cars and potential buyers of electric cars all available financial help could add up to around 10,000 euros £9,220) per vehicle.
There are unconfirmed media reports that Maserati and Alfa Romeo may be sold off by their Fiat Chrysler Automobile parent.
The sporting car brands’ sale along with parts business Magneti Marelli would make the mass market model maker more attractive in Europe and keeping Jeep would help it in the US.
Audi is looking at solar cells in the sunroof of a future electric model.
There is also a plan for Ford to sell electric models in China if talks progress with a Chinese partner.
The Road Haulage Association is worried about rising violence among migrants around Calais.
Migrant groups have clashed with police as they wait and attempt to get into vehicles heading for the UK, although more logistics firms are now bypassing the French port.