18 February, 2019

Honda to close Swindon car plant

It is soon expected that Honda will announce the closure of its Swindon car plant in 2022.

The closure will result in the loss of 3,500 jobs. But the job losses could be greater than those directly employed by Honda at the plant.

In addition to those who are employed directly by Honda at the plant, there are expected to be further job losses from companies that supply the Honda plant.

In the last year alone, the Swindon plant made around 160,000 Honda Civic's alone, of which around 90% were exported.

Read the full story on BBC News

Source : BBC News
Link : https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-47282603