How we use Cookies
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.

The new Jaguar XF crossing the River Thames by Canary Wharf in London by high-wire to promote the launch of the car

Revealed: How Jaguar Land Rover now supports more than 250,000 UK workers

New data shows Jaguar Land Rover now employs 34,000 people in the UK – up by 18,000 in the past four years

Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover to double the size of operations at Whitely HQ

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) yesterday announced plans to double the size of its operations at its headquarters at Whitely in Coventry.

The London Taxi Company in Holyhead Road Coventry

Geely unveils £250m investment in new R&D and manufacturing facility for London Taxi Company

The investment at the London Taxi Company comes as the manufacturer prepares for the introduction of the next generation electric and ultra-low emission Black Cab

The new Jaguar XF crossing the River Thames by Canary Wharf in London by high-wire to promote the launch of the car

Jaguar unveils all-new XF with high-wire drive over Royal Dock

Renowned British stunt driver Jim Dowdall, a veteran of Hollywood movies including Bond, Bourne and Indiana Jones, drove the new XF 240 metres across a high-wire over the Royal Dock

The Jaguar factory in Castle Bromwich

Massive Castle Bromwich boost as Jaguar Land Rover invests £450m

Huge investment as new Jaguar XF to be built in Birmingham plant, securing its future for time to come

From the new James Bond movie SPECTRE - Jaguar C-X75, Range Rover Sport SVR and Defender Big Foot

Spectre of UK job losses if JLR looks east?

David Bailey asks whether setting up shop in America would be a good move for Jaguar Land Rover

An external image of Paul Smith's tailor-made Land Rover

Pictures: Sir Paul Smith's unique Land Rover Defender

World-famous designer worked with Midland specialists at JLR to design a one-of-a-kind Defender

Barkley Plastics started with five people and now employs 112

Barkley Plastics set to break the £7 million barrier

The plastic injection and toolmaking specialist, based in Birmingham's Highgate district, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in style after landing a clutch of new automotive contracts and launching its own line of PVC floor tiles called 'Plasfloor'

The new Land Rover Discovery Sport

Jaguar Land Rover sales dip as car-maker rolls out new models

The unexpected drop was attributed to changes in the firm’s model line-up rather than a turnaround in its fortunes

The Jaguar production line in Castle Bromwich and (inset) Ratan Tata

Britain is being outfought for JLR investment, Ratan Tata claims

Legendary industrialist tells the Post the UK could lose out to Europe or the States in the vehicle maker’s future production plans

Groundbreaking driverless vehicles manufactured by Midland firm RDM Group

Budget 2015: £100m boost for driverless cars

Major boon for West Midlands' automotive sector as research continues over next five years into new 'intelligent mobility'

Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills during a visit to Brose Coventry with managing director Juergen Zahl

Automotive supply chain is succeeding but scope exists for further growth

The rise of the UK supply chain and the opportunities it has yet to capitalise on have been highlighted in a new Automotive Council report ‘Growing the Automotive Supply Chain – The Opportunity Ahead’

David Bailey

Auto Supply Chain shifts up a gear but more speed is needed

Contracts worth more than £1bn that were outsourced to overseas based automotive suppliers back in 2012 are now being delivered by UK-based suppliers.

Carl-Peter Forster

Ex-JLR boss takes helm at London Taxi Company

Carl-Peter Forster stepped down as chief executive of Tata Motors more than three years and has now been unveiled as chairman of the Chinese-owned producer of the world-famous London Black Cab

The Jaguar factory in Castle Bromwich

Jaguar Land Rover considers electric car production in Austria

The Post recently revealed the Midland car-maker was targeting potential new factories in Turkey and Austria, contrary to reports it is set for the US

Business secretary Vince Cable in a driverless car at the Nuneaton base of motor industry research body MIRA last year.

Call for driverless cars backing with Jaguar Land Rover 'years from production'

A Commons inquiry said the vehicles had the potential to dramatically cut road deaths, or reduce them to nothing, while JLR said they could have the vehicles ready within 10 years

Paul Noon, UKTI's regional director for the West Midlands

West Midlands' exports rise despite UK-wide fall

The region enjoyed its sixth consecutive year of export growth in 2014 on the back of success stories like Jaguar Land Rover and JCB

Peter Gray, manufacturing manager at Land Rover's Solihull plant, Al Sutton, co-founder of Troop Aid and Invictus athlete Clive Smith, a double amputee and Troop Aid beneficiary

Land Rover donates Defender to Troop Aid charity

The Defender, which is now in its final year of production, will help transport equipment and basic necessities for soldiers arriving at UK MOD hospital units, including the Queen Elizabeth in Birmingham

New Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Range Rover Evoque Convertible to go into production

Land Rover first showed a convertible concept at the 2012 Geneva motor show and speculation has been mounting in recent months that it was set to go into production

A vintage Land Rover, once owned by the Wilks family, in action on the famous Jungle Track at the Lode Lane plant in Solihull

End of the road draws near for Land Rover Defender

As the clock ticks down on the last year of production of the Land Rover Defender, Enda Mullen visits the production line in Solihull

In This Week's Paper


Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
Features writer
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor