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Jaguar Land Rover is expected to deliver a giant boost to the automotive industry by revealing it is doubling the size of its new engine plant in the Midlands.

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JLR to double workforce at new factory taking on 1,400 people

Jaguar Land Rover has announced it's doubling its workforce at its new engine plant near Wolverhampton which is still being built.

It was going to employ 750 people. The firm now says it will take on 1,400 people because it will need more engines over the next few years - and it's doubling the size of the assembly line.

The announcement is being made at the Geneva motor show today.

Ken Close, Operations Director at JLR, has been talking to ITV News Central about the announcement.

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