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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.

 

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Fall in JLR sales in China dents Tata Motors' Profits

Tata Motors said today that net profit for the last quarter fell by 2%, hit by lower JLR sales in China. This was better than many analysts had expected.

Sajid Javid in one of the vehicles on show at MIRA

Solihull roads will be a real-life test track for smart cars

More than 40 miles of road around Solihull and Coventry will be used to test a new generation of “smart” cars

Jaguar XE

Jaguar turn up the heat on XE model

The smallest Big Cat offers cool luxury extras

Driverless vehicles manufactured by Midland firm RDM Group

Driverless cars really are coming, starting in Coventry

The government have announced this week that over 40 miles of roads in Coventry are to be equipped with technologies to assist autonomous or driverless cars

Final Defender rolls off the production line in Solihull

Land Rover marks the end of Defender production

Special ceremony at Solihull plant welcomes former Top Gear presenters to see final Defender roll off the production line

Land Rover launched three special editions of the Defender to mark its final year of production

End of the road for Land Rover Defender

The final edition of the famous 4x4 will roll off the production line in Solihull tomorrow after 68 years of production

Video: Fly-through clip shows JLR's expansion plans

New 90-second video gives insight into what the site and £40 million bridge could look like if project wins city council backing

JLR reveals record global sales - despite fall in China

Record figures in UK and Europe boost car giant's global sales - despite fall in Far East

Land Rover at Lode Lane, Solihull.

Record UK sales as Jaguar Land Rover breaks 100,000 barrier

The UK remains the number one market for the car giant after a 22 per cent rise in sales in its home country last year, to 100,787

Silverstone was attracting the attention of Jaguar Land Rover in December

Review of 2015 - December: JLR eyes Silverstone, designer outlet village and new IT jobs

Car giant Jaguar Land Rover was eyeing an ambitious project to buy racing circuit Silverstone, the Government awarded permission to build a major outlet village in Cannock and an IT firm announced it was bringing 400 jobs to the city

CGI of a planned mosque extension which was unveiled during August

Review of 2015 - August: Prosperous Birmingham, mosque extension and Grand Central retailers

August saw new research proclaim Birmingham as the fourth most prosperous city in the country, plans were unveiled for a £7.5m extension to a city mosque and the final batch of lettings at Grand Central were announced a month ahead of opening

Central Library and the Paradise project dominated headlines in January and throughout 2015

Review of 2015 - January: New student flats, start of £500m Paradise scheme and lifeline for Library of Birmingham

Our Review of the Year kicks off with the first of many stories in 2015 about new accommodation developments for students, the start of Paradise Circus work and a possible shot in the arm for the library

The Land Rover Defender 2,000,000 was creating with an all-star cast including adventurer Bear Grylls and actress and conservationist Virginia McKenna

One-off "Defender 2,000,000" becomes most costly ever Land Rover at £400k

The one-off vehicle, which like all the others has been manufactured at Land Rover’s Solihull, was sold at Bonhams

Jaguar Formula E race car

Jaguar's Formula E entry showcases green ambitions

Professor David Bailey examines the decision by Jaguar to enter Formula E and its potential impact the future of the firm's green credentials

JLR has confirmed it will open a new factory in Slovakia

Jaguar Land Rover confirms new Slovakian factory

Car giant says it expects to be operational in the country by 2018 with factory producing 150,000 vehicles a year

Jaguar Land Rover's new Engine Manufacturing Centre in Wolverhampton - visited by the Queen last year - is part of what the Government calls the Midlands Engine

Forget the Northern Powerhouse - is Government backing the 'Midlands Engine' at last?

The Government has realised it needs to convince the Midlands it cares about more than the "Northern Powerhouse"

Jaguar plans to expand its factory in Castle Bromwich even further

Jaguar Land Rover plans more expansion on old Dunlop Motorsport site

Car giant brings forward plans to build two new warehouses for logistics and storage to support increasing production in Castle Bromwich

Dunlop Motorsport's former base in Castle Bromwich could be turned into a car park by owner JLR

Dunlop Motorsport plant to become JLR car park

Jaguar Land Rover lodges application to turn vacant site in Castle Bromwich into holding bay for 'work in progress' cars

The Great Britain Grand Prix at the Silverstone circuit this July

Jaguar Land Rover and Silverstone: a marriage made in Britain

The Midland car giant has made an ambitious bid to buy and redevelop the home of the British Grand Prix - our business editor believes it is another sharp move

JLR is lined up to buy Silverstone, the home of the F1 British Grand Prix exclusive

Jaguar Land Rover in talks to buy Silverstone racing circuit

The Midland car giant has made a bid for the home of the British Grand Prix, thought to be valued at almost £23 million

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