Honda said individual discussions will be held with workers at the Swindon factory following the announcement, while union officials have been briefed about the plans.
- Around 150,000 cars were built last year in Swindon.
- A third of the cars are sold in the UK, with the rest being exported to 26 countries, mainly in Europe.
- Honda builds the Jazz, Civic and CR-V models in Swindon.
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