The Business Secretary Vince Cable MP says Jaguar Land Rover is going from strength to strength.
"Jaguar Land Rover's creation of 800 new jobs in Solihull to support new product development is a welcome boost for the UK automotive industry.
"The company's investment of £2 billion this year and 8,000 new jobs over the last two years shows how JLR goes from strength to strength.
"With support from the Government's Regional Growth Fund, it's a clear demonstration of where the Government working in partnership with the private sector can make a real difference to the UK economy."
end 132054 JAN 13
More top news
A teenager has been charged with murder after the death of 16-year-old Ozell Pemberton. Two others remain in custody.
Dry and turning sunny for most parts, but low cloud, mist and fog may affect coastal areas until late afternoon.
Fine and dry with plenty of warm sunshine and light winds. Risk of isolated heavy showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon.