Bridgend Ford: Electric cars idea to keep plant jobs

Bridgend Ford: Electric cars idea to keep plant jobs
 

A switch to battery-powered and electric car production could save Ford jobs in Bridgend, an AM has said.
Ford wants to cut 370 workers in the first phase of up to 1,000 job losses, BBC Wales understands.
A contract for Jaguar Land Rover engines finishes at the end of 2019, at about the same time the plant will stop making the Ford Ecoboost engine.
Huw Irranca-Davies said the Welsh Government wanted to help the company set up new production lines.
The Ogmore AM said: "This decision will not be taken by Ford Bridgend but Ford Europe and Ford globally.
"However, what they do know is... read more

 
12 January 2019 in Regional, Views: 49
Source: BBC
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