Jaguar Land Rover begins Brexit-linked UK plant shutdowns for five days

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) shuts its UK plants on Monday for five days over Brexit, adding to other shutdowns to leave at least half the country's car production off-line in what could be a pivotal week for Britain's divorce from the EU.

The move by Britain's biggest carmaker, to prepare for any disruption resulting from Brexit, was taken a few months ago at a time when the departure date - since extended to April 12 - was March 29. Automotive firms face a number of possible risks under a disorderly Brexit, including delays.....

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