Auto Honda to close UK car plant in 2022 with the loss of 3,500 jobs Updated : February 19, 2019 06:16 AM IST Honda built just over 160,000 vehicles at its British factory last year, where it makes the Civic and CV-R models, accounting for just over 10 percent of Britain's total output of 1.52 million cars. The firm said last month that it will shut its British operations for six days in April to help it counter any border disruption from the Britain's departure from the European Union. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.