Jaguar Land Rover has not observed any affect so significantly from congestion at United kingdom ports, its parent Tata Motors explained on Thursday, even as lots of countries reduce transportation ties with Britain because of to a speedy-spreading new variant of the coronavirus.

Toyota introduced ahead its Xmas creation breaks at plants in England and France soon after transportation disruption hit pieces provides.

Honda experienced to cease output at its Civic manufacturing facility in Swindon, England, before this thirty day period due to the fact of a scarcity of pieces. It resumed creation about a 7 days later on.

The COVID-19 pandemic has compounded issues that have been previously affecting automakers ahead of Brexit, with the looming conclude to the transition time period broadly envisioned to induce delays at ports irrespective of the final result of talks on a trade offer.

Jaguar Land Rover halted creation at its British factories for a 7 days in November final 12 months to mitigate any opportunity affect from a no-offer Brexit ahead of the then Oct. 31 deadline.

Bloomberg contributed to this report