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Halt prolonged at Oxford Mini plant over portions scarcity

A scarcity of Mini portions from Ukraine has resulted in a halt at Oxford’s automotive manufacturing unit being prolonged to 2 weeks.

Plant Oxford in Cowley prior to now stated it might stand down manufacturing from Monday to Friday however this has now been prolonged to 18 March, for all shifts.

A spokeswoman for the company stated it was once “defining measures to protected manufacturing once more once conceivable”.

The company added all team of workers on the plant suffering from the stoppage would proceed to be paid.

Manufacturing on the plant has additionally been suffering from the continuing international scarcity of laptop chips.

The chip scarcity has impacted automotive makers around the globe.

In February, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) stated semiconductor provides constrained gross sales and it anticipated the chip scarcity to proceed right through this 12 months.

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