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"Brexit and the pandemic have hit the UK car industry hard, time for the fightback to begin"

1 month ago   |   By Auto Express

Remember the good old days of 2019, when health, financial and employment woes were far less of a worry? Looking back, it was a comparatively calm and blissful year. Well, it would have been were it not for Brexit, which resulted in 2019 being the final full year when the United Kingdom could call itself a member of the European Union.
So how did Brexit shenanigans affect the British motor industry last year? That's a question that was effectively answered last week, when the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders gave me detailed data on the UK automotive sector's performance in 2019...
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