The future of Automotive – will it ever recover?

Surplice, Poppy (2020) The future of Automotive – will it ever recover? Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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One of the biggest sectors to suffer from the ongoing pandemic has been the automotive industry. With it being one of the largest sectors within the West Midlands thanks to the likes of Jaguar Land Rover being basedhere, the impact on the industry, as well as the region, is still unfolding.Without sales and income coming into the trade, there has been a steep decline in profit for all automotive companies. For weeks, the UK’s motor industry was suspended from manufacturing plants to car dealerships. Thankfully, now lockdown measures have been slowly lifted across the UK, we can see a small incline of profits from various companies.

Item Type: Other
Date: 3 August 2020
Uncontrolled Keywords: BCU, Birmingham City University, Centre for Brexit Studies, Automotive, Automation, Auto, Cars, Car Dealerships, Coronavirus, Covid19, Covid-19, Pandemic
Subjects: L200 Politics
N800 Tourism, Transport and Travel
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Tolley
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2020 09:17
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2020 09:17
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9621

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