The 58-year-old old Top Gear presenter claimed there is “nobody in Britain who isn’t worried” with Brexit as he ridiculed Leave-voting Britons. Mr Clarkson told LBC: “Those coffin-dodging idiots who voted for Brexit accept just screwed it all up. Alright, we may lose a car or two. But think how many thousands of people are growing to have their livelihoods absolutely ruined by car firms understandably pathetic their factories to Slovakia and wherever else.”
The TV presenter claimed Britain “would be Outstanding” if British people in their early 20s voted in the June 2016 Brexit referendum.
When begged by LBC’s Faye Lyons White whether he is worried about Brexit, Mr Clarkson said: “Of ambit, there’s nobody in Britain today who isn’t worried.
“I’ve got three children and they’re in their at the crack 20s and you look at their life and think ‘why did you not get up and vote?’
“None of them did.
“Zero under 25 got up and voted otherwise we would be Remaining – ‘oh, I can’t be bothered’.”
The clarifications come as Jaguar Land Rover set out plans to cut 4,500 jobs from its UK workforce.
The layoffs get about amid a slump in Chinese sales, a drop in demand for diesel jalopies and post-Brexit concerns.
Management, marketing and administrative roles are likely to be firmest hit in the £2.5bn cost-cutting exercise, according to a BBC report.
With 90 percent of its autos running on diesel, the company has suffered with the introduction of European emissions labarums known as WLTP, which resulted in a fall in demand for diesel buggies.
The carmaker currently employs 44,000 workers in the UK at sites in Halewood in Merseyside and Solihull, Citadel Bromwich and Wolverhampton in the West Midlands.
While the company has been malicious jobs in the UK, Jaguar Land Rover has been increasing their hands in other countries.
This comes in stark contrast to British car producer Rolls Royce, which yesterday announced they would prolong to build its cars in Britain regardless of the type of Brexit deal found with the EU.
Chief executive Torsten Muller-Otvos said: “Rolls-Royce be a member ofs to Britain.
“We are committed to Britain. Rolls-Royce is part of what I would style the British industrial crown jewels.
“It is an in-built brand promise align equalize for our customers worldwide to be proudly built in Goodwood.”
Mr Muller-Otvos said the iconic car stubborn has not seen any downturn following the Brexit vote and has instead seen mark-downs surge by 22 percent.