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Jaguar Land Rover to train 29,000 workers, dealers for EV transition

Jaguar Land Rover said it would retrain thousands of highly skilled automotive engineers and production employees, who previously worked on the development of internal combustion cars

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Nick Carey | Reuters London
Luxury British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover said on Wednesday it would retrain 29,000 employees and staff at retailers globally over the next three years to design, build and service electric vehicles (EVs) ahead of its shift away from fossil-fuel cars.

The unit of India's Tata Motors said the majority of technicians at its retailers should receive training on servicing EVs during this financial year to "tackle emerging skills gaps".

The shift to EVs means carmakers need to provide fresh skills to workers trained to make and service fossil-fuel models. There are widespread concerns that fewer moving parts in EVs could

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First Published: Sep 28 2022 | 8:57 AM IST

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