‘3,500 British jobs in Jeopardy by Honda car Factory.’ The Japanese automaker Honda would close the factory in the British town of Swindon in 2022, a British official states Monday. The decision would lose some 3,500 jobs.
According to the legislator, the group could announce the plans tomorrow.
It is not apparent whether the British departure from the European Union was decisive for the alleged decision.
British MEP Justin Tomlinson, a representative of the North Swindon constituency,
says on Twitter that the decision has nothing to do with Brexit.
He was from the EU at the time of the referendum before the departure of the UK.
The group would like to incorporate European production in Japan.
According to Tomlinson, no jobs will be lost by the measure in any case until 2021.
The verdict would at least be a significant setback for the British automotive industry,
and the British government seeking to limit the economic loss caused by Brexit.
Honda produces around 100,000 passenger cars annually at the Swindon location.