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Ford to close Wales engine plant in latest blow to UK car sector

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Oh. Five Ford Motor Company is going to. Close. Big engine plant in Europe. Let's get more live and local right now from WWE's outta beat reporter Jeff Gilbert, give owning Jeff. Well, Tom Ford, this morning confirming it will close engine plant in bridge in Wales in twenty twenty that will eliminate about seventeen hundred jobs. We have known for awhile that the brunt of job cuts were going to be in Europe. They'd already cut five thousand salaried positions for president of automotive. Joe Hendricks wouldn't rule out more cut. We will take the actions. We think are necessary. You don't have to necessarily close a plant to continue to restructure the business. You can take shift actions, you can man the plan accordingly. That plant in Wales was very vulnerable, because it was supplying engines to some of the North American products that are being phased out and a contract that had had to supply Jaguar and Land Rover was coming to

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