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Can Britain's car plants remain open after Brexit?

Tim Lawrence, manufacturing expert at PA Consulting, is quoted in an article in the Financial Times on Britain's automotive industry considering a more domestic approach to car production post-Brexit.

The article explains that some car makers, in light of the potential new tariffs, will consider making more of their locally-sold vehicles in Britain rather than exporting cars to Europe and the rest of the world. The article then goes to explore the costs and benefits of domestic-only production.

Tim says: "You either have to look at scaling down your factory, or being far more multi-product to make it work in the UK. Over time it’s feasible. I’m not saying it’s likely, but it’s feasible."

Read the full article in the Financial Times

UK car factories face uncertain future – post Brexit research on the carmakers most likely to leave the UK

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