Re: up to a 20 per cent pay cut overnight... For many, the cost of their current mortgage
Try another British automotive manufacturer, closer North.
I bet they all do it--one of their excuses for doing something dodgy* was "but they all do it".
*Removing parts of the car, such as carpets and sound-proofing, and saying "they are in fact options which we don't charge the customer for" so the official weight can be lower than it actually is. I wonder if it would be possible to buy the car and say we don't want these options.