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JLR to produce first car outside UK

Compact sport utility vehicle will be first of its cars to be manufactured outside its home market

Reuters 

Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) said on Thursday it is to build its new E-PACE compact sport utility vehicle in Austria and China, the first of its cars only to be manufactured outside of its home market. JLR said its three British plants were either full or at near capacity but the decision will spark fears the firm is looking to boost its output by using overseas operations, rather than invest in greater capacity at home. The British company, owned by India's Tata Motors, is rapidly expanding its production levels and model line-up and decided in 2015 ...

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First Published: Sat, July 15 2017. 01:41 IST