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Carmaking giant urges UK government to renegotiate rules to avoid expensive tariffs.
The future of electric vehicle production in the UK is under threat unless the Government reworks the Brexit deal, Vauxhall parent Stellantis has warned.
Stellantis has committed to making electric vehicles in the UK but it is no longer able to meet Brexit trade rules on where parts are sourced.
Musk says uncertainty over future ruled UK out of running for new facility.
BMW has previously warned that a no-deal Brexit could stop production of the Mini at its Cowley plant, where 4,500 jobs would be at risk.
The Mini factory near Oxford will close from October 31 in the event of a no-deal Brexit, with the thousands of workers at the plant going unpaid.
Firms including BMW and Toyota warn of potential UK job losses and plant closures.
Another carmaker slams the brakes on prospects for its UK workers if Britain leaves the EU without a deal.
Conservative minister Richard Harrington has urged Theresa May to rule out a no-deal Brexit, as the prime minister prepares to outline her alternative plans to parliament.
BMW hinted it may move production of the iconic Mini from England to continental Europe as a result of the UK’s decision to leave the EU.
Suggestion that carmaker could produce vehicle in Germany instead of Oxford comes amid fears over Vauxhall’s future.