‘Brexit’ threatens to write-off the booming UK car industry

By: David Bailey @dgbailey
Published: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 10:45 GMT

Helping to set the EU regulatory framework, benefiting from EU funded R&D and the free movement of skilled engineers within the EU are all essential for the UK car industry.

The government likes to boast – rightly so – that the UK’s auto industry is undergoing something of a revival, in assembly terms at least.

As I’ve noted here at The Info Daily before, the UK’s auto sector is experiencing investment on an unprecedented scale, on the back of a major upturn in auto assembly in the UK – up by over 50%…

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