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JLR to stop sourcing petrol engines from Ford's Welsh plant in Sept 2020

Contract to end three months before expected expiry

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The Ford logo is seen on a vehicle at Ford car plant in Craiova. (File photo: Reuters)

will stop sourcing petrol engines from Ford's plant in Bridgend, Wales, and end its current contract earlier than expected in 2020.

"We have informed our unions that intends to end our petrol engine supply arrangement slightly earlier than expected in late 2020," said in a statement.

"Given our long-established and successful relationship in the delivery of world-class engines, this is disappointing news for the Bridgend Engine Plant."

had decided to end its long-standing relationship with the plant, after the current contract expires three months earlier than planned in September 2020, a source close to the arrangements said.

accounts for about half of the plant's petrol engine production, the source said.

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First Published: Thu, September 28 2017. 16:21 IST