Jaguar Land Rover are creating 1,000 new jobs at their Halewood plant to keep up with orders for the Range Rover Evoque and Freelander 2. We’ve reported umpteen times on Land Rover’s order book for the Range Rover Evoque, and how the stylish new entry-level Range Rover has scored a direct hit with buyers, And that’s now […]
Jaguar Land Rover: Tata to double annual investment to £1.5 billion
Tata Motors has revealed that it plans to double annual investment in Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) to £1.5 billion. Just last week we reported that Tata Motors’ profits in the last quarter had been driven very much by the resurgence at Jaguar Land Rover, with JLR profits soaring while Tata Motors domestic profits declined. And it looks […]
Jaguar Land Rover: 1,000 new jobs at Solihull
Jaguar Land Rover has announced it is creating 1,000 new jobs at its Solihull plant in the Midlands, currently responsible for Range Rover production. Isn’t it nice, when all we hear of the economy is doom and gloom, that Jaguar Land Rover are doing so well they need to take on more staff to cope […]
Jaguar & Land Rover eschew Detroit for Delhi
Jaguar and Land Rover are to pass on the Detroit Motor Show in January in favour of showing their cars at the Delhi Motor Show. Although Jaguar Land Rover has revealed that it won’t be exhibiting at the 2012 Detroit Motor Show in January – instead it will be out in force at the Delhi […]
Jeremy Hicks is new Jaguar Land Rover UK MD
Jeremy Hicks, formerly the boss of Audi UK, has been appointed as Managing Director of Jaguar Land Rover in the UK. Jaguar Land Rover have decided to tidy up their management structure at JLR UK, and have appointed a single Managing Director for Jaguar Land Rover UK, which brings JLR UK in to line with […]
Jaguar Land Rover China: New brand and new models
Reports from China reconfirm our reported JV between Jaguar Land Rover and Chery and say JLR are planning new models for China and a new brand. It’s been clear for some time that Jaguar Land Rover are eager to cement a joint venture (JV) with a Chinese car maker so they can have a beachhead in to […]
Is Jaguar Land Rover about to get in to bed with Chery Automobile in China?
Reports from China say that Jaguar and Land Rover are seeking approval in China for a joint venture with Chery Automobile. Following on from yesterday’s report that Jaguar are upping the ante in India with plans to assemble the Jaguar XF and Range Rover Evoque in Tata’s back garden, we now hear that JLR has agreed a deal […]
Tata & JLR to build their own engines. But you already knew that.
Tata has revealed in their annual statement that they are viewing a joint venture with Jaguar Land Rover to build engines. But you knew that already. The wires today seem to be full of the ‘news’ that Tata and Jaguar Land Rover are considering building their own engines. Really? The report of this ‘Breaking News’ […]
Land Rover start Freelander assembly in India – Engine Plant to follow?
JLR has opened an assembly plant in Pune, India to assemble UK produced Freelander 2 CKD kits. And it seems this could be followed by a new engine plant in Pune We reported last year that Land Rover were going to start building Freelanders in India this year. Well, bolting them together from CKD (Complete Knock Down) imported […]
Jaguar Land Rover made £1 billion last year
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has posted profits of £1 billion on sales of £10 billion, with record monthly sales in March 2011. Who’d have believed it just a year or two ago? Jaguar Land Rover has reported a turnover for the year to the end of March 2011 of £9.9 billion and has made a […]