EU automotive industry issues Brexit “cliff-edge” warning

Brussels – European automotive manufacturers and suppliers have jointly issued a stark warning about the potentially far-reaching impacts of a no-deal Brexit.

Such an outcome, they said, “would threaten their very business model,” through which plants receive and fit millions of parts into vehicles every day.

To support ‘just-in-time’ and ‘just-in-sequence’ delivery and production, 1,100 EU trucks cross the Channel daily to deliver to car and engine plants in the UK alone.

The pressing concern is that after Brexit, hold-ups at customs will cause massive logistical problems, disrupting…

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