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1 hour ago, Magilla said:

Honda Swindon closes:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-57987601

"The Swindon factory was world-class but because we chose to pull out of Europe, which was the most important market to Honda, they chose to stick with America and Japan.

"Brexit was the straw that broke the camel's back."

 

 

or maybe nobody wants a Honda car anymore?

 

Not being funny, but even on the streets of Page Hall, people would sooner drive a ten-year old Germanese binwagen than a two-year old Honda.

 

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20 minutes ago, The Joker said:

or maybe nobody wants a Honda car anymore?

 

Not being funny, but even on the streets of Page Hall, people would sooner drive a ten-year old Germanese binwagen than a two-year old Honda.

 

A good point. The Honda Civic was a great car but both Toyota and Nissan manufacture some excellent cars which are seen everywhere on British roads today.

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On 28/07/2021 at 11:22, West 77 said:

Brexit can't be blamed for the closure of the Honda factory at Swindon.  The Toyota factory near Derby isn't closing and if anything the Nissan factory at Sunderland is expanding which are also not a consequence of Brexit.

Honda deny it has anything to do with Brexit. The quote in the article about Brexit being the straw is from a Professor at the University of Bath, not Honda.

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1 hour ago, the_bloke said:

Honda deny it has anything to do with Brexit. The quote in the article about Brexit being the straw is from a Professor at the University of Bath, not Honda.

Thank you for that information.  It didn't make sense that Brexit was to blame especially when Honda made the decision to close the plant in early 2019 when there was no certainty that Brexit was going to happen.

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9 minutes ago, West 77 said:

Thank you for that information.  It didn't make sense that Brexit was to blame especially when Honda made the decision to close the plant in early 2019 when there was no certainty that Brexit was going to happen.

Honda also closed it's european other factory in Turkey.... which is in the European Customs Union.

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On 28/07/2021 at 10:19, Magilla said:

Honda Swindon closes:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-57987601

"The Swindon factory was world-class but because we chose to pull out of Europe, which was the most important market to Honda, they chose to stick with America and Japan.

"Brexit was the straw that broke the camel's back."

 

 

So , thats fake news then ?

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22 minutes ago, hackey lad said:

So , thats fake news then ?

No, thats actual news.

 

Do you know what Fake news actually means?

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34 minutes ago, geared said:

No, thats actual news.

 

Do you know what Fake news actually means?

It isn't true Brexit had any bearing on Honda's decision to close their factory in Swindon as implied by the serial anti Brexit poster making it Fake News. 

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2 hours ago, West 77 said:

It didn't make sense that Brexit was to blame especially when Honda made the decision to close the plant in early 2019 when there was no certainty that Brexit was going to happen.

A poor argument. Honda knew Brexit was coming.

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49 minutes ago, geared said:

No, thats actual news.

 

Do you know what Fake news actually means?

Actual news that is wrong and posted to try to make  a point that is wrong. Thats fake news. 

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Posted (edited)

 

3 hours ago, sadbrewer said:

Honda also closed it's european other factory in Turkey...

Turkey is not an EU member, the cars produced there were for Honda's non-EU/internal market.

 

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which is in the European Customs Union.

Turkey is not in the European Customs Union!

 

Turkey has a separate customs union arrangement with the EU, that is distinctly different.

 

Goods may travel between the two entities without any customs restrictions, but goods entering the EU from Turkey *are* subject to tariffs.

 

Hence, Honda never produced cars for the EU market in Turkey, it would not be economically viable to do so.

 

1 hour ago, West 77 said:

It isn't true Brexit had any bearing on Honda's decision to close their factory in Swindon as implied by the serial anti Brexit poster making it Fake News. 

LOL, no-one with any connection to the auto industry seems to agree:

https://www.ft.com/content/8f1e39b0-338b-11e9-bd3a-8b2a211d90d5

 

Honda had been avoiding making a decision about Swindon for many years, Brexit ultimately tipped the balance.

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4 hours ago, hackey lad said:

So , thats fake news then ?

Is it?

 

Why is it?

 

What do you think?

 

Do you even have an opinion?

 

Why not share it?

 

It might take more than a one liner glib comment though, so don't overtax yourself! :hihi:

 

Same ole Hanckneyed... you're not fooling anyone... you haven't changed at all! :thumbsup:

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