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Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover is a West Midlands-based automotive company, a wholly owned subsiduary of India's Tata Motors. The firm develops and manufactures the iconic Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles from bases at Castle Bromwich in Birmingham, Solihull, Gaydon, Whitley in Coventry, Halewood in Merseyside and Pune in India. Only a quarter of JLR's vehicles are sold in the UK, with the rest going to major markets in Europe, the US, Russia and China.

Team Sky's Sir Dave Brailsford, Richie Porte and Geraint Thomas pose next to the new Jaguar F-Type Coupé high performance support vehicle

Special Jaguar F-Type takes on Tour de France role

The Midland car-maker extended its support as an innovation partner to Team Sky by designing, engineering and building a bespoke F-Type Coupé high performance support vehicle for the team to use during Stage 20 of the race

Jobs boost as Chinese manufacturer Detank invests in Coventry

The company, which builds heavy duty earth movers and fork lift trucks, has earmarked land in Coventry for its new factory – with dozens of jobs set to follow

The refurbished Five Brindleyplace, soon to be the home of Deutsche Bank which is one of the city's best foreign investment stories of recent times

More foreign investment in Greater Birmingham than any other region

The number of foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in the Greater Birmingham trumped the 37 other regions, data for the 2014 financial year shows

General business

GM via Vauxhall is creating 550 new jobs in the UK

Vauxhall has a line-up of well designed, styled and engineered cars, with decent quality levels. The Adam, Mokka, Astra and Insignia - soon to be joined by the Viva city car.

Derek "Red Robbo" Robinson speaking at Cofton Park, near Longbridge works, on 20 February 1980.

Why leaving 'Red Robbo' far behind put us on the right road

Nobody summed up the worker-management divide of late 70s Britain as potently as the stocky, balding figure with the microphone in Cofton Park.

Sir Nick Scheele

Former Jaguar and Ford chief Sir Nick Scheele dies aged 70

Sir Nick, aged 70, was CEO of Jaguar Cars from 1992 until 1999 and later served as president and chief operating officer at Ford, retiring in 2005

Birmingham Round table meeting at Marco Pierre White Birmingham at The Cube, talking about the future of Birmingham.

Future bright as city looks to cash in on its confidence

With London close to over-heating and greater devolution on the cards for English regions, inward investment has never been a more important issue. The Post brought together six experts at a special roundtable event to debate the issue.

The Birmingham Post Business Awards

Birmingham Post launches its largest-ever business awards

Annual awards to celebrate the top companies and individuals has opened for 2014

Jaguar's latest teaser image of its forthcoming XE

Jaguar's XE saloon set for September unveiling

The Castle Bromwich-based car-maker has pledged to deliver “a true driver’s car” and a vehicle that “redefines the concept of the sports saloon”

Staff at Jaguar Land Rover's Solihull plant celebrate the 500,000th Range Rover Sport

Jaguar Land Rover raises £150,000 at charity auction

Manufacturer celebrates 500,000th Range Rover Sport rolling off production line


UK manufacturing: Between a rock and hard place?

Manufacturing output in the UK saw a surprise fall of 1.3% in May, the biggest decline since January 2013, according to recent figures from the Office for National Statistics. This left much head scratching as manufacturing data and surveys so far this year had indicated that the sector has been growing pretty robustly.

Warwick Manufacturing Group at the University of Warwick

£65m next-generation propulsion programme in West Midlands

Warwick Manufacturing Group and Jaguar Land Rover are combining for the cutting-edge initiative

JLR develops new 'intelligent car'

Manufacturer is aiming for zero crashes with new 'Smart Assistant' technology

Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover reveals record first-half sales

The Gaydon manufacturer sold more in the first six months of 2014 than in the whole of 2010

Sir Nick Scheele

JLR would have ruined Ford, says former chief

Sir Nick Scheele reveals US car giant could have gone under if it had not sold the luxury car-maker

Jaguar Land Rover models outside the International Festival for Business Hub in Liverpool

Forty applicants for every Jaguar Land Rover graduate position

Manufacturer receives bumper influx of candidates for careers with car giant

DBS Law celebrates winning the Big Tick in the Business in the Community category at the Responsible Business Awards 2014 for its Clock on to Safety initiative. Pictured are Sian Morris, Sam Higgins, Rupy Sandhu, Sam Zaffer and Neeru Karra

DBS Law lands national award for road safety initiative

DBS Law won the Big Tick in the 'Business in the Community' category for its 'Clock on to Safety' initiative

Prime Minister David Cameron

Growth Deal investment programme worth £350 million unveiled

Governments Local Growth Fund to support host of projects in Birmingham and West Midlands including new tram lines and advanced technology centre among many others

Tour De France champion Chris Froome

How Chris Froome's Tour De France bike was sculpted in the Midlands

When the champion lines up to begin his defence on Saturday he will begin 21 days spent on the Pinarello Dogma F8 bicycle developed by Jaguar Land Rover in Gaydon

MG Motor UK Ltd in Longbridge, Birmingham

China Syndrome here to stay amid noise of Europe debate

We consider the extraordinary economic and cultural growth of the biggest communist superpower on the planet.

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