Brexit, the UK motor industry, and Australia

Wormald, John (2020) Brexit, the UK motor industry, and Australia. Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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Ted Heath took the UK into the then EEC so that its businesses might access a thus greatly enlarged home market. However, dropping the tariff barriers around the UK led, by painful stages, to the virtual elimination of the UK motor industry by Continental competitors. It suffered from atrocious industrial relations, poor productivity and quality, and products that were not always up to modern design standards.

Item Type: Other
11 May 2020Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Australia, Auto, Automotion, Automotive, Automotive Industry, automotive sector, BCU, Birmingham City University, Brexit, brexit deal, Carmageddon: Brexit and Beyond for UK Auto, CBS, Centre for Brexit Studies
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-02 - economics > CAH15-02-01 - economics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Poppy Surplice
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2020 09:12
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2022 13:34

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