Brexit causes UK car industry investment to crash to ‘pitiful’ £90m

Industry body tells PM a deal is essential – or else firms will need substantial tax breaks Investment in Britain’s car industry has effectively stopped amid fears over Brexit, with a “pitiful” £90m pledged for new developments in the first six months …

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Weary firms gear up to hit the Brexit pause button – for a second time

Manufacturers face a repeat of March’s deadline tensions and worst-case planningBritish manufacturers are preparing for a re-run of the tense build-up to a Brexit deadline as the country awaits a new prime minister who threatens to leave the EU without…

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No 10 hands Jaguar Land Rover £500m loan to develop electric cars

Meeting of carmakers also told of plan for new houses to have EV charging pointThe government has handed Jaguar Land Rover a £500m loan guarantee to help accelerate its progress in the global electric vehicle race.Theresa May said the loan would help B…

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UK car industry future hinges ‘not on Brexit, but on batteries’

Jaguar Land Rover boss says UK needs batteries made in Britain – or carmakers will leaveThe feeling of relief in the British car industry was almost palpable on Friday, when Jaguar Land Rover said it would invest billions in producing new electric vehi…

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Jaguar Land Rover teams up with BMW to produce electric cars

Partnership between UK and German firms created to lower costs for volume productionJaguar Land Rover is teaming up with BMW in a partnership designed to lower costs and try to get ahead in the race to produce electric cars for the mass market.The UK’s…

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