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The Ford booth displays the company logo at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. carmaker Ford, Britain's biggest automotive engine builder, warned that a no-deal Brexit would be a "catastrophe" and that the agreement between London and Brussels should be approved.

"A no-deal Brexit would be a catastrophe," Ford Europe boss Steven Armstrong told a conference in London. "It's important that we get the agreement ratified that's on the table at the moment."