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Jaguar Land Rover to cut production, jobs due to Brexit, diesel slump

In January, the firm said it would temporarily reduce production at its northern English car plant in Halewood later this year

Reuters  |  London 

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Britain's biggest carmaker will cut production and jobs due to and the fall in demand for models, ITV's business editor tweeted on Friday.

"Formal announcement will be made on Monday. I'm told around 1,000 roles will be affected and that JLR will blame and sharp fall in demand for diesel," Joel Hills tweeted.

JLR did not offer an immediate comment when contacted by Reuters.

In January, the firm said it would temporarily reduce production at its northern English car plant in later this year in response to weakening demand due to and tax hikes on cars but did not detail any job losses.

 

First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 19:16 IST
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