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BMW to Move UK Mini Plant Maintenance Closure Just After Brexit in Case of No Deal

BMW Moves UK Mini Plant Annual Maintenance Closure to Just After Brexit in Case of No Deal (Photo Credit: NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

German carmaker BMW said it will move the annual maintenance shutdown period for its British Mini plant to just after Britain is due to leave the European Union in April, in case there is no Brexit deal. Carmakers generally close their factories over the summer for a few weeks to allow for retooling and repair work as many staff take vacations and sales are at their lowest ebb in the year. “We have scheduled next year’s annual maintenance period at MINI Plant Oxford to start on April 1, when the UK exits the EU, to minimise the risk of any…

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