Mini for the whole month stopped the plant in the UK because of BrexitApril 4, 2019
BMW decided to temporarily close its Mini factory in Oxford in accordance with plans to stop production within a month after Brexit. The plant will temporarily suspend work for a month from March 29 to April 29.
However, as is known, the UK has not yet left the European Union due to disagreements over how Brexit will be implemented. However, the Mini continues with a planned shutdown of the plant.
BMW says openly that a British exit from the EU without a trade agreement could have detrimental consequences for the country’s industry. The Bavarian brand also stated that it could be forced to move production of all its Mini cars to the Netherlands if the UK eventually switched to Brexit without a deal.
If this happens, the country’s auto industry will face another blow after Honda announces that it will close the plant in Swindon in 2021 after completing the current generation Civic production cycle.
The closure of the Honda plant will lead to the fact that 3.5 million employees will remain without work, and if BMW and other automakers follow this example, it will cause serious damage to the UK economy.
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