All Brexit articles – Page 3

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    Brexit: Who’s in the driving seat... and where are we going?

    2016-09-20T15:07:31Z

    With the dust far from settled after a shock UK referendum result in favour of leaving the European Union, we assess the country’s future trade possibilities and their implications for the automotive logistics industry In this story... Shock to the system Gauntlet to government Cuts on the ...

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    Brexit vote leads Opel to cut output in Germany

    2016-08-22T10:21:37Z

    GM’s Opel division is cutting production at two of its plants in Germany as a consequence of the UK’s vote in June to leave the European Union (EU). The company said it was anticipating slower sales of the Corsa and Insignia models and that this would affect production at the ...

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    Nissan says UK investment plans depend on Brexit deal

    2016-08-09T21:14:55Z

    Nissan's CEO, Carlos Ghosn, has said the company's future investment plans in the UK are on hold and will depend on the outcome of discussions between the UK and the European Union on how they will continue to trade in the wake of June's Brexit result. Those discussions are unlikely ...

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    UK car output hits 16-year high amid 'Brexit' concerns

    2016-08-01T12:21:23Z

    The UK passenger car market has enjoyed its best half-year performance in terms of vehicle production since 2000, latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) have shown, manufacturing more than 897,000 cars – a rise of 13% on the same period last year. June saw the ...

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    A mix of caution and commitment: carmakers react to UK Brexit result

    2016-06-24T14:41:44Z

    [Updated 16:40 GMT] The UK voted to withdraw from the European Union on Thursday (June 23 rd ) following a referendum result in which 52% of those that voted supported the Brexit campaign. The result is bound to have long-term consequences for the car sector. What those consequences are ...

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    Brexit shockwaves go through the supply chain

    2016-06-24T12:11:08Z

    For the automotive logistics sector, there was a cruel but telling irony in where the strength of the British vote to leave the EU on June 23rd first emerged. Around midnight, in one of the first areas to announce its results, the north-east city of Sunderland revealed that 61% of ...

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    EU Referendum: crunch time for the car sector

    2016-06-22T14:03:42Z

    On Thursday (June 23rd) this week the UK will vote on whether it is staying in the European Union (EU) or not. As the clock ticks down on the deadline, more carmakers have been voicing their concerns about what an exit could mean for their businesses and for the automotive ...

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    Brexit would hurt wider European automotive logistics sector

    2016-05-30T16:09:46Z

    If the United Kingdom were to leave the EU, forecasts suggests that UK vehicle sales and trade would be hit, and the effects would be felt across European plants, ports and logistics providers A vote for the UK to leave the European Union in the June 23 rd referendum ...

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    UK-EU: Better connected

    2016-03-29T18:01:17Z

    In the puzzle of EU membership, Britain and its supply chain would both lose out heavily by leaving the game Britain’s referendum on EU membership this June has divided the country. Opinion polls suggest a close contest, with splits across the population straight up to the governing Conservative party. At ...

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    Binding ambition at Toyota Manufacturing UK

    2016-03-25T12:12:43Z

    TMUK is developing its logistics efficiency even more closely in line with the Toyota Production System and proving it can manage complex supply chain changes, writes Ian Henry The UK is an important manufacturing hub for Toyota within its European operations, and a prime example of how carmakers have tightly ...

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    Europe Conference: Planning for more than the Zeitgeist in the supply chain

    2016-03-21T23:04:35Z

    The Automotive Logistics Europe conference set out to capture the Zeitgeist of logistics in terms of technology and skills – and it found that now may be a perfect time to invest in equipment, transport engineering and smart systems. Christopher Ludwig reports from in Bonn, Germany Additional ...

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    Britain better in the EU, say carmakers and suppliers

    2016-03-09T12:35:16Z

    Senior executives from carmakers and tier suppliers have called for the UK to remain in the European Union (EU), ahead of the nation’s referendum on the issue on June 23rd. Speaking at the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) in London last week, BMW board member Dr Ian Robertson ...

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    Local logistics and engineering partnership at Nissan Europe

    2014-02-05T13:31:14Z

    Nissan Europe has benefited from closer collaboration between engineers, suppliers and logistics during vehicle development, especially for its Sunderland plant The UK automotive industry has been the darling of Britain’s nascent economic recovery, praised equally by politicians, economists and union leaders. Vehicle sales have bucked the euro-zone crisis; production has ...