Mini shutdown fuels no-deal nervousness

BMW i8 engine production at Hams Hall
Nervousness about the impact of a no-deal Brexit has caused BMW Group to schedule its annual shutdown of its Mini factory in Oxford for April 1 - immediately after the UK is scheduled to leave the European Union. It took the decision "to minimise the risk of any possible short-term parts-supply disruption" should no deal be in place. Its engine plant at Hams Hall is currently unaffected while the automotive manufacturer assesses the most appropriate time to schedule a shutdown fot its West Midlands site. A BMW Group spokesper... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...