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AutoMotive - February 19, 2019

Honda declares worldwide automobile manufacturing restructure

Honda has today announced it will restructure its global production community. This restructure comes as Honda speeds up its commitment to electrified vehicles, in reaction to the exceptional adjustments in the worldwide automobile industry. The good-sized demanding situations of electrification will see Honda revise its international manufacturing operations, and cognizance activity in areas wherein it expects to have high production volumes.

As an end result, Honda of the United Kingdom Manufacturing Ltd. Has these days informed personnel of its suggestion to close its Swindon car manufacturing plant within the UK in 2021, on the cease of the modern-day version’s product lifecycle. The plant presently produces one hundred fifty,000 vehicles in line with the year and employs about 3,500 humans. Consultation activity will start today with potentially affected employees.

The international restructure will also contain Honda’s automobile operations in Turkey. Honda Turkiye A.S. Currently produces 38,000 devices in line with the year. The agency will stop producing the cutting-edge Civic sedan version in 2021 and intends to hold its enterprise operations. Honda Turkiye A.S. Will maintain to maintain a constructive talk with Turkish stakeholders for the duration of this period.

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Katsushi Inoue, Chief Officer for European Regional Operations, Honda Motor Co., Ltd., and President, Honda Motor Europe said; “In light of the exceptional adjustments which are affecting our industry, it is critical that we boost up our electrification strategy and restructure our international operations consequently. As a result, we have needed to take this difficult choice to seek advice from our body of workers on how we might put together our production network for the future. This has now not been taken gently and we deeply remorse how unsettling these days’ declaration can be for our humans.”

Honda’s European HQ will stay placed within the UK. It could be focused on serving the desires of our European clients.

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