UK car industry re-opens after supporting UK in Lockdown
The UK car industry has started to re-open after supporting the UK in Lockdown. Details below of main production site openings, plus some information on how the UK car industry supported the UK fight against Covid during their lockdown.
UK car industry plant re-openings
- Nissan in Sunderland re-started on 8th June having previously manufactured aprons for PPE
- Jaguar Land Rover re-started on 20th May having previously helped out in the Covid pandemic by producing face masks
- Rolls Royce went back on 4th May, having continued to support the natural environment at their plant near Chichester, including their colony of honey bees and rare roses
- Mini re-opened on May 18th. (No official press release located – local press reports sourced)
- Vauxhall go back on August 17th after providing free roadside assistance to Vauxhall driving NHS staff
- Toyota resumed production on 26th May; Toyota and Lexus provided free roadside assistance to Key Workers.
What does the future hold?
As with all industries coming out of lockdown, no-one really knows what the next few months or years will bring. We have further information from the UK car industry here in a previous article.
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Above information sourced in official press releases from the companies listed, except Mini as explained.
Image from Nissan press release.
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