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Tag: Land Rover

  • Tuesday, March 26th 2019 - 08:40 UTC

    Land Rover beats Chinese auto industry copies in Beijing court

    Land Rover sued Jiangling Motor Corporation over its Landwind X7 sport utility vehicle, which has an extremely similar resemblance to the Range Rover Evoque

    Jaguar Land Rover has won a legal case to prevent a Chinese car brand from selling a copycat vehicle, ending a three-year court battle. In 2016 the UK-based carmaker sued Jiangling Motor Corporation over its Landwind X7 sport utility vehicle, which the company claimed bore an extremely similar resemblance to the Range Rover Evoque.

  • Tuesday, February 19th 2019 - 08:54 UTC

    Honda will shut-down its plant in England by 2022; some 3.500 at stake

    Honda to announce the closure of its Swindon plant on Tuesday, according to Sky News, but still keep its European headquarters in nearby Bracknell.

    Japanese car giant Honda is expected to announce the shutdown of its plant in south west England in 2022, putting 3,500 jobs at risk, media reports said on Monday. The car manufacturer is to announce the closure of its Swindon plant on Tuesday, according to Sky News, but still keep its European headquarters in nearby Bracknell.

  • Friday, February 8th 2019 - 09:13 UTC

    Collapse in China sales hits Jaguar Land Rover profits

    Sales for the quarter were £6.2bn, down from £6.3bn a year earlier. It sold 144,602 vehicles, down from 154,447.

    Jaguar Land Rover booked a loss for the last three months of 2018 as sales collapsed in China. The company booked a £3.1bn reduction in the value of its plants and other investments leading to a £3.4bn quarterly loss, its biggest to date.

  • Friday, January 25th 2019 - 09:22 UTC

    Brexit uncertainties: Jaguar Land Rover will extend its annual shutdown

    The shutdown during 8 to 12 April will be in addition to a scheduled closure the following week. Britain is due to leave the European Union on 29 March.

    Jaguar Land Rover is to extend its annual April shutdown in car production because of uncertainties around Brexit. The UK's biggest carmaker will be idle for an extra week because of fears of disruption at its car and engine plants at Liverpool, Birmingham and Wolverhampton.

  • Thursday, January 10th 2019 - 08:40 UTC

    Jaguar Land Rover is cutting 5.000 jobs from its 40.000 strong UK workforce

    The layoffs are part of a £2.5bn cost-cutting plan amid what industry insiders have called a “perfect storm”

    Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will announce on Thursday it is cutting up to 5,000 jobs from its 40,000 strong UK workforce. Management, marketing and administrative roles are expected to be hardest hit, but some production staff may also be affected.

  • Wednesday, September 12th 2018 - 08:21 UTC

    Brexit threatening prospects of Jaguar and Land Rover, according to Tata Motors

    Protracted Brexit talks are weighing on the recovery prospects of Jaguar Land Rover, according to its Indian owner. The focus of Tata Motors, which bought JLR in 2008 from Ford, is to ensure the automaker remains financially strong in the face of the challenges, Tata Sons Chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran said in an interview over the weekend. Tata Sons is the parent of Tata Motors.

  • Monday, November 25th 2013 - 07:39 UTC

    Jaguar-Land Rover to build manufacturing plant in Brazil

    The 500 million dollars plant is to be located in Rio do Janeiro

    Jaguar Land Rover plans to build a 500 million dollars manufacturing plant in Brazil, the O Globo newspaper reported on Sunday. The daily wrote that the Rio de Janeiro factory will be the company's second production facility outside Britain, in addition to one China. It also has an assembly plant in India.

  • Friday, September 7th 2012 - 05:34 UTC

    Land Rover will manufacture the Freelander and Evoque in China

    Chief executive Dr Ralph Speth said UK jobs will not be imperilled

    British luxury car company Jaguar Land Rover has announced plans to build two of its models in China. It will be the first full manufacturing plant for the company outside the UK. Although the plans still have to be given final approval by the Chinese government, Jaguar Land Rover has already found a site for the plant, just north of Shanghai.

  • Friday, June 1st 2012 - 06:57 UTC

    Jaguar-Land Rover follows BMW puts plans to build a plant in Brazil on hold

    Ralf Speth: there is no clarity in terms of policy in Brazil right now

    Jaguar Land Rover, the luxury car unit of India's Tata Motors has followed Germany's BMW AG in suspending plans to build a new plant in Brazil as tax changes and slowing growth have given premium auto makers cold feet about investing in a potentially lucrative market.

  • Tuesday, April 26th 2011 - 02:44 UTC

    China becomes the largest market for premium luxury Jaguar Land Rover

    Auto Shanghai 2011 was the world premiere of the Jaguar XJ 3.0

    Jaguar Land Rover expects China to become its largest market in the next few years, according to Bob Grace, president of Jaguar Land Rover China, who said that the company aims to sell over 40,000 vehicles in China this year, which will be a significant growth of 54% over last year's 26,000 units.

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