Most of the UK cuts will be to its research and development division in Dunton but more back-office posts are expected to go at sites across the country.

Listen to our analysis on BBC Radio 5 Live from Daniel Harrison, in-house automotive analyst at Ultima Media, to understand the wider context of Ford’s announcement, including the $2 billion loss which hit the company in 2022, the pivot to electrification, and the inevitable impact that EVs will have upon automotive industry jobs.