Money Jaguar Land Rover to create 5,000 new jobs in UK - Telegraph report

19:05  18 june  2017
19:05  18 june  2017 Source:   reuters.com

Special Land Rover ‘Project’ vehicles on the cards

  Special Land Rover ‘Project’ vehicles on the cards Land Rover could follow Jaguar buy building special limited run ‘Project’ models through the Special Vehicle Operation department…Just months after SVO revealed the Discovery Project Hero (pictured) at the Geneva Motor Show, brand chief John Edwards has confirmed plans have been discussed to create limited-run Land Rovers in a similar vein to the recently revealed Jaguar XE SV Project 8.

Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover ( JLR ) is drawing up plans to hire an extra 5 , 000 engineers and technical staff in the next year, the Sunday Telegraph reported , in a boost to the government as it embarks on the Brexit negotiations.

LONDON Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover ( JLR ) is drawing up plans to hire an extra 5 , 000 engineers and technical staff in the next year, the Sunday Telegraph reported , in a boost to the government as it embarks on the Brexit negotiations.

Signs are seen outside the Jaguar Land Rover plant at Halewood in Liverpool, northern England. © REUTERS/Phil Noble Signs are seen outside the Jaguar Land Rover plant at Halewood in Liverpool, northern England. Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is drawing up plans to hire an extra 5,000 engineers and technical staff in the next year, the Sunday Telegraph reported, in a boost to the government as it embarks on the Brexit negotiations.

The newspaper said the recruitment drive, which could be announced next week, would focus on electronic and software engineers as the industry adapts to develop autonomous vehicles.

Ralf Speth, the chief executive of JLR, has previously said he wants to build electric models in the country.

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The Telegraph said the Indian-owned JLR may need to recruit workers from outside Britain due to a lack of engineers in the country. No one at JLR was immediately available to comment. ( Reporting by Kate Holton; editing by Andrew Roche).

LONDON Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover ( JLR ) is drawing up plans to hire an extra 5 , 000 engineers and technical staff in the next year, the Sunday Telegraph reported , in a boost to the government as it embarks on the Brexit negotiations.

The government has sought to promote Britain as a hub for innovation in electric cars after the country voted to leave the European Union.

FILE PHOTO: A worker stands under Union Flags at the Jaguar Land Rover facility in Solihull © REUTERS/Darren Staples/File Photo FILE PHOTO: A worker stands under Union Flags at the Jaguar Land Rover facility in Solihull The Telegraph said the Indian-owned JLR may need to recruit workers from outside Britain due to a lack of engineers in the country.

No one at JLR was immediately available to comment.

Comment: the Jaguar super-saloon racer that will never be .
The Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is the “most track-focused car SVO has ever produced”. It uses a host of technology and aerodynamics developed from motorsport. It’s a single-minded pure performance car — a bewinged road-going V8 monster super-saloon. Frankly, it’s practically a racing car already.So… does SVO have a plan to go racing? “No. None at all,” said Special Operations boss John Edwards. © Autocar Comment: the Jaguar super-saloon racer that will never be Oh. By way of further explanation, he added: “Our motorsport activities are firmly focused on Formula E.

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