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  • Vauxhall_Insignia_Grillplate_opt
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    Under PSA, Brexit and imported parts could put Vauxhall plants at risk

    2017-03-07T03:28:37Z

    The long-term fate of Vauxhall post-Brexit, and as a part of French carmaker PSA Group, has become less clear because of uncertainties over how trade barriers could impact its supply chain and its role in the combined PSA-Opel production network. PSA's €1.3 billion ($1.47 billion) acquisition from GM agreed ...

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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 ...

  • SMMT_Automechanika_00
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    Supply chain boost for the UK

    2016-06-07T01:38:55Z

    As efforts continue to boost localisation in Britain, automotive supply chain companies in the UK will invest £225m ($325m) in the next three years, figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show. The SMMT surveyed more than 100 of its supply chain member companies, with 94% ...