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JLR Announces 800 New Jobs

Jaguar Land Rover is expected to announce at the Detroit car show that it's creating 800 more jobs at its plant in Solihull.

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JLR job announcement "a welcome boost" for the UK automotive industry

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."

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– Business Secretary Vince Cable MP

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