Jaguar Land Rover moves Discovery production in Slovakia

Jaguar Land Rover moves Discovery production in Slovakia

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will cut more of its employees in the UK by moving Discovery's production to Slovakia. JLR, the largest automaker in the UK, has just announced that the next generation of the off-road will be made outside the UK, and on Monday announced that as a result of the move, UK cuts will follow. Last year, Ken Gregor, CFO, said the new location would cut the cost of a car with several thousand pounds. Range Rover and Range Rover Sport, however, will continue to be held in Solihull, England, on a platform designed for diesel, petrol, hybrid and electric drives. This year, JLR was already forced to reduce by 1000 its employees due to the reduced number of orders for diesel cars. JLR's new plant, located near the Slovenian city of Nitra, will be operational by the end of 2018 and will have a capacity of 300,000 cars per year. Currently there are 1400 people involved.