UPDATE 2-Autoliv to close UK plant, takes $15 mln charge


(Adds cost saving, company comment) STOCKHOLM, March 17 (Reuters) - Autoliv , the world's biggest maker of vehicle safety air bags and seat belts maker will close a British assembly plant, cutting 520 jobs and taking $15 million in charges, amid fierce price pressures in the auto industry, it said on Thursday. The Swedish firm said it would phase out this year the plant in Havant, in southern England, due to a lack of future business in Britain. About 300 jobs would be moved to other ...

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