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Honda of the UK Manufacturing Ltd.
Date: 11.01.2013
Category: HUM news
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Honda Motor Europe has today announced changes to its UK car manufacturing operation to ensure the long term stability of its future business.

Sustained conditions of low demand in European markets make it necessary to re-align Honda’s business structure. As such, Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM) will enter into formal consultation with its Associates to consider these changes and the proposal that it will reduce the workforce by 800 Associates by Spring 2013.

“Honda remains fully committed for the long-term to its UK and European manufacturing operations. However, these conditions of sustained low industry demand require us to take difficult decisions. We are setting the business constitution at the right level to ensure long term stability and security” said Ken Keir, Executive Vice President, Honda Motor Europe.

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Editors Notes

Total investment: £2 billion
Managing Director: Soichiro Takizawa
Started production:
• Engines 1989
• No1 Car Plant ~1992
• No2 Car Plant ~ 2001.
• Models – Civic / CR-V / Jazz

Annual Production capacity: 250,000 vehicles

Production Results
• 2008 : 230,423 (FY08/09 = 174,535)
• 2009 : 75,583 (FY09/10 = 99,346)
• 2010 : 139,264 (FY10/11 = 139,085)
• 2011 : 97,459 (FY 11/12 = 104,074)
• 2012: 165,607 (FY12/13 = 171,000) Forecast


 

Written by Honda of the UK Manufacturing Ltd.

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