Jaguar Land Rover to create 700 extra jobs

Jaguar Land Rover is ploughing an extra £165 million into its new engine plant in the UK, creating an extra 700 jobs. The money will be invested at the motor manufacturer's site in Wolverhampton and means a total of 1,400 workers will be employed there.

The new plant will open later this year and the first engines will roll of the production line in 2015 Credit: Press Association

Chief Executive Officer Dr Ralf Speth said: "Jaguar Land Rover's new engine manufacturing centre in the UK is a clear demonstration of our business strategy guiding our investment plans.

"Not only does it bring our engine supply back to our production doorstep, but it gives us significant new resource as we continue to innovate with new products and markets."