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Jaguar Land Rover to build China engine facility

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Jaguar Land Rover to build China engine facility

In a move that would see the first establishment of an engine plant outside the company’s home country, JLR is now finishing up the plans for a local assembling facility to be built in China.

The British luxury automaker’s first engine factory established outside the United Kingdom would be located next to their brand new car manufacturing plant in China, the world’s largest automotive market. The move would allow the company, which has been enjoying high increases in the market lately, to skip the heavy import tariffs.

“We have an opportunity to build an engine factory and there is a opening date,” said Ian Harnett, JLR’s purchasing director.

Without giving specific details about the upcoming plant’s opening, the executive did point out that the new engine factory would take care of the company’s brand new range of Ingenium four-cylinder engines. The luxury automaker, a unit of India’s Tata Motors, is ready to start local Chinese production of cars through a joint venture with local partner Chery Automobile at the new auto plant in Changshu.

This is not the only new engine plant set up by the company, as jaguar Land Rover has been using engines mostly coming from one of their previous owners – Ford. Jaguar Land Rover would also begin engine production at a new factory in Wolverhampton, central England in 2015.

Via Automotive NEws Europe

by Aurel Niculescu (my Google+) - Monday, June 16th, 2014 - filed under Industry, Jaguar, Land Rover, News. Image credit: .
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