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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.

Land Rover's Transparent Trailer system in action

Land Rover unveils 'Transparent Trailer' technology

A transparent view would allow the driver to clearly see vehicles coming up behind and improve visibility whilst manoeuvring

Land Rover Discovery Sport

Test Drive: Land Rover Discovery Sport makes your decision tough

The chunky and spacious Discovery Sport is a very good-looking and capable car, Evoke fans may want to consider this model.

Gordon Wadington, who has been appointed chief executive of the Energy Research Accelerator

Former Rolls Royce executive to head Midland-based Energy Research Accelerator

Gordon Waddington’s appointment follows the announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer of an initial £60 million funding for the Midland-based energy research and development hub

Smoke billows from the site of an explosion that reduced a parking lot filled with new cars to charred remains at a warehouse in Tianjin

Jaguar Land Rover reveals up to 5,800 cars damaged in Tianjin blasts

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Hundreds of millions of pounds worth of vehicles have been damaged or destroyed after giant explosions in Tianjin which have so far claimed the lives of 114 people

UK car output up - and down

Professor David Bailey from Aston Business School examines the fall in the latest set of manufacturing figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders

The Jaguar factory in Castle Bromwich

Injured Jaguar worker discharged from hospital

A Jaguar Land Rover spokeswoman confirmed the worker, who has not been named, was discharged on Wednesday from Heartlands Hospital

The Jaguar factory in Castle Bromwich

HSE in contact with Jaguar Land Rover over production line accident where worker was crushed

The Jaguar worker, who has not been named, was working on a section of the line where F-Type bodies and engines are combined

The Jaguar factory in Castle Bromwich

Jaguar worker tells how quick-thinking staff 'saved colleague's life'

Jaguar Land Rover has now launched an investigation into the accident which took place on Monday morning

The Jaguar factory in Castle Bromwich

Jaguar Land Rover launches investigation after assembly line worker crushed by F-Type

The worker, who has not been named, was working on a section where F-Type bodies and engines are combined when the car body fell on him

Jaguar Land Rover's Engine Manufacturing Centre at i54 - a new plant is now set to open in Slovakia

Slovakia latest weapon in JLR's global mission

After a battle between several eastern European nations, David Bailey examines the impact following Jaguar Land Rover's decision to open a new plant in Slovakia

The iconic Jaguar leaping cat on a heritage Jaguar at the Land Rover and Jaguar Heritage Driving Experience in Fen End

Jaguar Land Rover unveils Slovakia factory plans

The automotive giant has signed a letter of intent with the Slovak government over a plant in Nitra to be operational by 2018

From left: Mark Parsons, head of Midlands at Lloyds Bank Commercial, Martyn Hughes, group finance director at Sertec, and Chris Pennick, relationship director at Lloyds Bank Commercial

Sertec to create hundreds of new jobs with £20m funding deal

Birmingham manufacturing group teams up with Lloyds Bank Commercial again to support latest expansion following £200m-turnover year

Jaguar Land Rover's China sales slump

Economic slowdown in Far East powerhouse has affected Midlands car-maker with sales dropping to just under 22,000

JLR profits dip as China cools

Prof David Bailey examines the latest set of figures surrounding Jaguar Land Rover's efforts in the Chinese market

Robots in action on the Jaguar XE production line in Solihull

Jaguar Land Rover thought to be eyeing Poland or Slovakia for new factory

The move comes as the Midland car-maker continues its rapid growth amid plans to almost double production to 1.5 million vehicles a year

Poland or Slovakia in the frame as JLR ups ambitions

Prof David Bailey assess Jaguar Land Rover's potential move into Eastern Europe by setting up a new base there

Hamilton Bland, Captain Mark Cowley, Pilot.

Helidrop competition at Warwickshire golf club in aid of NSPCC

The NSPCC organised a Helidrop competition at Stoneleigh Deer Park Golf Club to raise money for the charity.

Jaguar XE

Test Drive: Jaguar XE has 22 ways to personalise it

Nicknamed the 'baby' Jaguar, the new XE model offers a generous amount of interior space for five people

Aston Martin DB10 at the launch of the new James Bond film 'Spectre' at Pinewood Studios

Aston Martin DB10 glimpsed in Spectre James Bond trailer

The official trailer for the film, which can be viewed below, has now been released and it features glimpses of the Aston Martin DB10 created specially for the film

Dapa was named Small and Medium Enterprise winner as well as overall Company of the Year at the 2014 Post Business Awards

Birmingham Post Business Awards launches for 2015

Start thinking now about your nominations for this year's annual celebration of the best companies in Birmingham

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