The future of Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port factory is jeopardised by high manufacturing costs and Brexit, according to owner PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares. Tavares said Ellesmere Port’s manufacturing costs are double that of PSA’s Sochaux factory in France. “This is striking because the most cost-competitive place to make cars in Europe is not France because of labour costs. When you reach this kind of situation, it creates a risk,” he told MT. For the factory to make viable business sense, […]
The prime minister needs to get a Brexit deal through parliament, as the UK is only ‘four meals away from anarchy’ in the event of no-deal, delegates at the Feeding Cities Summit were told yesterday (21 November).
The government is refusing to disclose how much it has paid the owners of a former airport in Kent to use it as an emergency lorry park during Operation Stack.
Senior management at road transport operators in the UK do not believe that Brexit will damage their growth prospects in the short or medium-term, with a majority anticipating significantly or slightly better growth in 2018 and 2019.