Jun 11, 2018

Land Rover Discovery model moved to Slovakia from the UK

Jaguar Land Rover has said it will move production of its Land Rover Discovery SUV from Birmingham to Slovakia from next year. The Solihull factory, where the Discovery is manufactured, will be used to build a new generation of Range Rover models, the firm said. There are 1,800 agency workers in the Solihull plant, out of a workforce of 10,000. Previously, JLR had said the manufacture of the Discovery would be split between Solihull and Slovakia. Steve McCabe, business expert at Birmingham City University, said the "Silver lining" to the latest announcement was that Tata had said it would increase its production of electric cars in Solihull.

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