Jaguar Land Rover will cut about 1,000 workers in the UK

Guide Jaguar Land Rover will cut about 1,000 employees at its two factories in the UK, due to the decrease in sales volumes in the country after its exit from the European Union.

The number of jobs cut by companies British companies in castle Bromwich and Solihull, according to news Agency Reuters, citing its own sources. To date, Jaguar Land Rover did not disclose the exact number of employees who will be dismissed.

“In light of the ongoing turmoil affecting the automotive industry, we make adjustments to our production schedule and the number of employees,” the company said.

It should be noted that the British brand Jaguar dealers in the current year implemented 26% fewer cars than a year earlier, sales of Land Rover fell by 20%. Recall that in 2017, the company sold in the domestic market 117 748 cars, and in continental Europe – 138 643 machine.

The fall in sales in the European market offset sales in the United States and China. As a result, last year the owners of car brands Jaguar and Land Rover was a record number of people – 621 109 (+7%).