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Jobs boom at JLR’s Halewood plant

The Land Rover Discovery Sport has been confirmed as the latest model to be produced at Jaguar Land Rover’s Halewood plant, a development that has led to 250 new jobs. The additional jobs announced to support Jaguar Land Rover’s newest model will see the Halewood workforce reach 4,750. The Halewood plant has so far benefited […]

Savery Hydraulics to supply JLR’s new ring main system

Savery Hydraulics has been awarded with the contract to design and manufacture a brand new ring main system for Jaguar Land Rover.    The new system will provide Jaguar Land Rover with core hydraulic power for operations of standard test rigs up to full vehicle road simulations. Coventry-based Savery Hydraulics designed and manufactured Jaguar Land Rover’s previous ring […]

Berck awarded £1m JLR contract

Berck, manufacturers of metal pressings and metal and plastic subassemblies, have won a £1m contract with Jaguar Land Rover. The new contract will see West Bromwich-based Berck making cable harness assemblies, battery terminal contacts and cable management solutions to eliminate the over-heating of wires in the engine. The extra work has enabled the firm to […]

JLR set to begin Jaguar XF saloon production in India

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is commencing production of the Jaguar XF saloon at its facility in Pune, India, from components supplied from the company’s Castle Bromwich plant in Birmingham, UK. The initial Pune-built Jaguar XF models will feature the company’s 2.2-litre diesel engine. The Jaguars will be built alongside the Land Rover Freelander 2 vehicles, […]

JLR to create more than 1,100 new jobs at Castle Bromwich

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is to expand its workforce at its advanced manufacturing facility in Castle Bromwich to support the launch of new Jaguar models. According to JLR, more than 1,100 new jobs are being created, and a recruitment campaign for production operators is being launched today. Dr Ralf Speth, chief executive officer at JLR, […]

Evoque demand prompts JLR to increase UK supplier spend

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is to spend an additional £1bn with UK suppliers over the next four years amid continued global demand for the Range Rover Evoque. JLR has increased the value of UK supply contracts by £1bn, in addition to the £2bn supply contracts it awarded to more than 40 UK suppliers in March […]

KAUST team models use of wireless road charging

Researchers have furthered the understanding of how wireless road charging could influence driver behaviour and city planning in a future dominated by electric vehicles (EVs). The team at KAUST in Saudi Arabia set about this by applying statistical geometry to the analysis of urban road networks. JLR to develop wireless taxi charging system for Oslo […]

The Engineer Q&A: SME resilience in a time of crisis

In a year in which Covid-19 wreaked havoc on the economy, the nation’s SMEs held firm and demonstrated a resilience that bodes well for the year ahead. Rishi Sunak’s Spending Review in November 2020 brought the financial cost of Covid-19 into sharp focus. Referring to predictions from the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR) he told […]

UK’s first metrology apprentices measure up

The UK’s first apprenticeship course focused on metrology has seen its initial cohort of students complete their studies. Designed by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and run by MakeUK, the three-year Metrology Technician course covers both the theoretical and practical elements of the science of measurement. It includes on and off-the-job training to develop the […]