The town of Hawes in North Yorkshire has been through its fair share of hard times. With fears over the impact of Brexit looming, local councilor John Blackie shares his experience of showing resilience.
Car production has fallen to its lowest levels since the 2008 financial crisis, according to a new report. Industry leaders say the damage is "enormous," but nothing like the "devastation" a no-deal Brexit would have.
Car manufacturing in Britain has declined for yet another month, with production for the home market taking a severe blow. Export numbers remained relatively stable, though, the SMMT industry body said.
Investment in Britain's car sector collapsed by almost a half in the first six months of the year, industry figures have shown. New projects are being hindered by Brexit-related uncertainties for carmakers.
Car sales in the European Union enjoyed their strongest October in eight years, with new car sales up by almost six percent. But poor performance in Britain and Ireland is holding the bloc back.
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