Trade body Make UK said 90% of businesses felt post-Brexit trading arrangements were still disrupting trade.
Brexit tariffs could close UK car factories 04/08/2023
One of the world’s biggest carmakers has warned it may be forced to close its UK factories if the government can’t renegotiate part of the Brexit deal with the EU.
The long term future of a major vehicle plant and 1,500 jobs could be put in jeopardy if part of the Brexit treaty is not renegotiated, its plant director has warned.
With 70 per cent of vans being exported into mainland Europe, tariffs could make the future of the plant unworkable.
New Brexit tariffs on electric car parts threaten the future of Vauxhall’s huge factory in Luton, the plant’s director has warned.
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Car maker, Stellantis, has warned that Brexit trade renegotiations may be needed for its Luton plant to survive.
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British car factories will be forced to close with the loss of thousands of jobs if the UK government does not renegotiate its Brexit deal immediately, automaker Stellantis has warned.
Jeremy Hunt has offered one of Britain’s biggest car manufacturers half a billion pounds in government subsidies not to go abroad to build a new electric battery “giga-factory”.
Stellantis, which also owns Citroen, Peugeot and Fiat and employs more than 5,000 people in the UK, says its UK investments were in the balance due to terms of Brexit trade deal.
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Officials have been accused of been "asleep at the wheel" as looming new rules covering electric vehicles approach.
Rishi Sunak’s government is understood to be lobbying the EU to delay a change in manufacturing rules in the Brexit trade deal after Vauxhall’s parent company warned it could shut its UK factories.
Carmaking giant urges UK government to renegotiate rules to avoid expensive tariffs.
Stellantis says it can no longer meet trade rules on sourcing of parts in Britain or EU after rise in raw material costs
Rishi Sunak’s government is lobbying the EU to delay a change in manufacturing rules in the Brexit trade deal after the owner of Vauxhall warned it could shut its UK factories.
The UK is accused of being ‘asleep at the wheel’ when it comes to industrial policy around new electric car and battery tech.
The owner of the Ellesmere Port Vauxhall motor plant has warned it could close unless the Government renegotiates its Brexit trade deal with the EU.
One of the world's biggest carmakers has warned it may have to close UK factories if the government does not renegotiate the Brexit deal.
The world’s largest seller of electric and hybrid cars will not consider building its first European car factory in the UK because of the impact of Brexit.
"As an investor we want a country to be stable," the European president of BYD declared.
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The 730 redundancies at a chicken processing plant could be the “first of many” such blows to the Welsh economy the Leader of Anglesey County Council has warned.