It is another setback for the British car industry: The American automobile manufacturer Ford will close its plant in Wales, with 1700 employees. The Union spoke of a "real hammer".
The US car manufacturer Ford has announced that its engine plant in Wales Bridgend close. The site shall be resolved according to a statement by the company until September 2020. By the closure of 1700 jobs would be affected.
As reasons for the changed buying habits and the high cost of manufacturing was called. The planned Britain to leave the EU was not mentioned in the context.