5 Jul 2019

Jaguar Land Rover to build electric cars in Midlands

Today the company announced a massive investment at its Castle Bromwich.

The boss of Jaguar Land Rover has told this programme the government must support investment in low-carbon technologies if it wants to speed up the shift to greener cars.

Today the company announced a massive investment at its Castle Bromwich plant in Birmingham to allow it to build new electric versions of its Jaguar range. That should secure 2,500 jobs and will provide some reassurance that the possibility of a no-deal Brexit will be less damaging than feared for the car industry.

But he warned that there could still be tough decisions to come on Brexit.