UK-built vehicles 'to price £2700 extra in EU' with no-deal Brexit

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The Fort Bromwich manufacturing facility the place the Jaguar XE is constructed is shifting to a three-day week The SMMT claims a no-deal Brexit would harm automobile manufacturing and jobs, with tariffs pushing up the price of UK-built vehicles for consumers within the EU The common price of a UK-built automobile imported to the EU would improve by a median of £2700 as a results of new tariffs attributable to a no-deal Brexit, in line with the Society of Motor Producers and Merchants (SMMT). The SMMT, the UK automotive business physique and a vocal critic of Brexit, has at this time referred to as on the UK’s Brexit negotiators to rule out a no-deal Brexit fully to keep away from such tariffs being imposed, and to guard UK automobile manufacturing and jobs.  The tariffs – 10% of a automobile’s import/export worth and robotically relevant to all EU/UK imports/exports within the occasion of a no-deal Brexit – would have an effect on “demand, profitability and jobs” within the UK if handed onto consumers of British-built vehicles within the EU, the SMMT stated. Conversely, the typical price of an EU-built automobile offered within the UK would improve by round £1500-£1700 if there isn’t a deal, in line with the SMMT’s personal calculations. The whole price of tariffs throughout the UK and EU could be £5 billion per yr for vehicles and lightweight industrial autos, the SMMT claimed.  The SMMT is assembly with EU representatives in Brussels to focus on the significance of the EU and UK automobile industries remaining absolutely built-in, and for a seamless Brexit that maintains the established order. Yesterday, Mini confirmed it will transfer its month-long summer season shutdown ahead in 2019 to 1 April, two days after the UK is scheduled to exit the EU. That is being performed “to minimise the danger of any attainable short-term components provide disruption within the occasion of a no-deal Brexit”. Earlier this week, Jaguar Land Rover introduced its Fort Bromwich manufacturing facility could be shifting to a three-day week till Christmas following the uncertainty of Brexit and a droop in demand for the diesel engines that energy lots of the Jaguar XE, XF and XJ saloons constructed there, along with the F-Kind sports activities automobile.   
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