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Ratan Tata says JLR mulling North American factory location


Numerous reports – with some of them conflicting – have been making the rumors round lately in regards to Jaguar Land Rover Group decision to further expand its production base outside the United Kingdom home base. Now the news of the possible expansion scenario come from a more reliable source - Tata Motors Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata – with the executive ...
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