Jaguar Land Rover confirmed today at the 83rd Geneva Motor Show that its new engine factory is going to double in size, creating around 1,400 jobs.
The new plant, which is being built outside Wolverhampton, has doubled in size to accommodate demands.
In 2012, 350,000 vehicles were sold around the world.
ITV News Central has been to the construction site near Wolverhampton.
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