More than half of AM-online users think Britain should exit the EU.
Some 52.2% of respondents to the Automotive Management online poll said the UK should leave the European Union, with 44.8% voting to remain and just 3% undecided.
This is in contrast to most national polls run over the same period, which have suggested the remain vote will triumph in the June 23 EU referendum (a ComRes poll on May 19 found 52% in favour of remain, 41% for Brexit and 7% undecided).
AM-online’s poll result also flies in the face of thinking among senior automotive retail executives.
Of those who answered the question in this year’s AM100 questionnaire, 75% said they did not want Britain to leave the EU. Only 4% were for Brexit.
Manufacturers, too, are overwhelmingly opposed to Brexit. A poll of SMMT members conducted earlier this year found 77% backed the ‘remain’ camp.
SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes said at the time: “Being in Europe is vital for the future of this industry and to secure jobs, investment and growth.”
BMW has gone a step further, writing to all its UK employees to make it clear that “our employment base could be affected” in the event of Brexit.
Here are four key question statistic result charts of the poll undertaken …
For more in depth results visit; AM online
Original article credits am-online.com