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Britain's biggest car plant has so far weathered the coronavirus pandemic and a major corporate restructuring. But it may not survive Brexit.
The UK's largest car manufacturing plant is "unsustainable" if the UK leaves the European Union without a trade deal, owner Nissan says.
If no trade deal is reached, cars made in the UK and exported to the EU would be subject to a 10 per cent tariff.
Nissan's Chief Operating Officer, Ashwani Gupta, explains that despite Nissan's recent moves, under a No-Deal Brexit (most likely outcome), the Sunderland Plant, on which 34,000 jobs depend, will be unsustainable. / He's saying this 2 June 2020. / Deadline to avoid No-Deal: 30 June.
Nissan Motor Co. gave the starkest warning yet on the future of the Japanese group’s car factories in Western Europe, with a plant in the U.K. threatened by Brexit and another in Spain suffering from a slump in demand.
The prime minister blackballed business groups from his keynote speech on the future of EU trade talks yesterday, accusing them of failing to prepare their members for the “reality” of post-Brexit Britain.
British PM is now more likely to push for 'harder' divorce from EU.
New Tory MPs have promised to transform the region, but its greatest threat will come in days, when Britain leaves the EU.
The Chancellor has warned there will be no alignment with EU regulations after Brexit - despite a pledge being made in the North East by Boris Johnson that standards would be protected.
French oil giant Total SA is relocating a key part of its finance operation from London to Paris less than a month before Britain leaves the European Union.
Gianluca de Ficci delivered the starkest warning yet to our Industry Correspondent.
Japanese car maker Nissan will review its decision to build the Qashqai 4x4 in England if Britain leaves the EU without a deal, potentially leading to the closure of the Sunderland plant, the Financial Times reported.
Japan's richest man has warned that Brexit is "practically impossible" and could take the United Kingdom back to the economic stagnation of the 1970s when the country was often described as the "sick man of Europe."
As the prospect of no deal looms, even the promises of aid offered by the May government seem a distant memory.
Hostile immigration policies will do untold damage to the UK’s manufacturing industry. It is baffling that the government is willing to implement such a strategy, says Lord Bilimoria.
A no-deal Brexit would cost Japanese carmakers in Britain more than $1bn a year if 10% tariffs were imposed on trade between the UK and EU, new analysis suggests.
Firms including BMW and Toyota warn of potential UK job losses and plant closures.
Dozens of companies have cut jobs, beefed up their European operations or issued warnings on the impact of the UK's departure from the EU.
Nissan, Honda and Hitachi were the pillars of an Anglo-Japanese accord dating back to the 1980s. That deal is now in ruins.
Eight Labour MPs including Luciana Berger and Chuka Umunna quit Labour over anti-semitism and Corbyn’s intransigence over Brexit. Then three Tory women – Heidi Allen, Anna Soubry and Sarah Woollaston – resign from the party they now say is irrevocably dominated by the hard Right and its ERG extremists. What can the Independent Group achieve and what must they do to achieve it?