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Jaguar Land Rover to halt production for a week in April over Brexit fears

The firm has previously warned about the impact of Brexit. It has already had to cut production due to slowing demand in China

Costas Pitas | Reuters  |  London 

Jaguar Land Rover to halt production for a week in April due to Brexit

Britain's biggest carmaker Land Rover said on Thursday there would be a week-long pause in production in April due to potential disruption from which would affect all three of its UK car plants and its engine plant.

The firm has previously warned about the impact of It has already had to cut production due to slowing demand in

"There will be an additional week of production stand-down 8th - 12th April due to potential disruption," Land Rover said in a statement.

Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29, but Prime Minister Theresa May's was defeated in parliament last week, raising the prospect of Britain leaving without a deal.

First Published: Thu, January 24 2019. 21:31 IST
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