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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.

Neil Rami, chief executive of Marketing Birmingham

4,500 jobs as West Midlands sees most foreign investment in a decade

The region recorded 65 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects across the year, which represented an increase of 38 per cent on 2013 figures

Jaguar XEs rolling off the production line in Solihull

Jaguar Land Rover breaks new profits records with £2.6bn announcement

Manufacturer says record profits mark fifth successive year of ‘solid growth, robust financial results and continuous investment in its future'

Pershore Weir Hydro Station was named overall winner at the 2015 ICE West Midlands Awards

Pershore Weir Hydro Station wins Institution of Civil Engineers award

Green energy plant in Worcestershire crowned region's best while Birmingham Airport runway extension and the restoration of Waterstones also win awards

Midland businessman Raymond Liu

Chinese super-rich to visit vast Birmingham regeneration schemes

Delegation has been organised by Midland businessman Raymond Liu

Brian Johnson with an MG TC

AC/DC's Brian Johnson pays television tribute to MG

The singer and self-confessed car fanatic made his television presenting debut with Quest TV’s Cars That Rock and the success of the show has seen him return for a second series

Trade and Industry Minister Francis Maude

Francis Maude unveils plans to get Britain exporting

Mr Maude revealed a determined drive to see British exports reach £1 trillion by 2020, as well as an effort to see the number of UK firms exporting increase from 200,000 to 300,000

Range Rover Evoque - the Prime Minister has vowed to stamp down on copycats after a key case involving JLR

Cameron: Chinese rip-offs are top of my list if elected

Far Eastern copycat of Range Rover's Evoque is 'just not acceptable' says PM during visit to Longbridge

Radio 4 presenter John Humphrys has come under fire for comments he made about manufacturing on the Today show

BBC broadcast branded 'ill-informed' for Birmingham manufacturing comments

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Remarks by Radio 4 presenter John Humphrys on Today show cause backlash after he said manufacturing was moving in wrong direction

Jeremy Hicks, Jaguar Land Rover UK managing director

200,000 families reaping the benefits of Jaguar Land Rover's success

The Midland car-maker’s growth - which shows no sign of slowing - has seen its workforce doubled since 2008 and thousands of further jobs created in the UK supply chain

Jaguar's director of design, Ian Callum

Jaguar's Ian Callum lands top design accolade

The judges declared Jaguar’s director of design this year’s most influential UK designer finishing ahead of Waitrose’s Maggie Hodgetts and Burberry’s Christopher Bailey

Chancellor George Osborne

General election: Chancellor George Osborne warns of risk to West Midlands economy of SNP backed Labour Government

Chancellor in Longbridge  unveils new manifesto for the West Midlands with 160,000 jobs pledge and investment in new Enterprise Zones

Jaguar XJ

Hundreds of Jaguar agency workers face axe

Cull at Castle Bromwich factory affecting lines producing XF and XJ models despite £320m investment in new aluminium body shop

Jaguar has been unveiled as official car supplier to Wimbledon 2015

Jaguar to be official car supplier to Wimbledon

Manufacturer secures high-profile contract to supply 170 cars including XEs and XFs to the All England Club for annual Grand Slam tournament

Jaguar Land Rover was among 12 winners from the West Midlands of a Queen's Award for Enterprise

Twelve West Midlands companies win Queen's Award for Enterprise

Jaguar Land Rover and Midcounties Co-op among the successful dozen which have been recognised for the innovation, sustainability and international trade

LandWind X7

Jaguar Land Rover may have to live with Evoque 'copycat'

The Midland car-maker had pledged to take legal action against Chinese car-maker LandWind over its proposed X7 model, which Land Rover bosses said bears a striking resemblance to the Range Rover Evoque

Birmingham Metropolitan College

Birmingham Metropolitan College axes up to 250 jobs

Funding cuts blamed as further education college reveals major cutbacks across the region

A parade of Jaguar and Land Rover heritage vehicles at the Lode Lane plant to mark the start of Jaguar production there

Parade of historic Jaguars and Land Rovers made possible thanks to £100m classic car collection purchase

The parade, which took place within the road network of the Lode Lane factory, featured 40 classic Jaguar Land Rover models spanning the decades

Aston Martin urged to choose Longbridge for new factory

Business and civic leaders say the former MG Rover base would be idea with the luxury marque said to be looking for a new production plant

The Range Rover Evoque

Larger Evoque tipped to be next addition to Range Rover family

The model tipped to be the next arrival in the Range Rover family is a longer and larger version of the Range Rover Evoque, bridging the gap between the standard version and the Range Rover Sport

Jaguar XEs rolling off the production line in Solihull

Jaguar XE makes history as first Big Cat to be produced in Solihull

Jaguar’s new XE saloon is being produced in all-new production facilities at the Lode Lane plant following an investment of almost £2 billion

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