LONDON — Jaguar Land Rover is relocating all prolongation of a Land Rover Discovery to Slovakia from a Solihull plant nearby Birmingham, a automaker said.
“The preference to pierce a Land Rover Discovery to Slovakia and a intensity waste of some group employed staff in a U.K. is a tough one though forms partial of a long-term prolongation plan as we renovate a business globally,” JLR said.
The UK plant will be retooled to accommodate a new era of electric cars, people informed with a matter said.
The association will capacitate a prolongation of electric, gasoline and diesel vehicles in Solihull, pronounced a people, who asked not to be named since a information isn’t public.
Discovery prolongation will be changed from a commencement of 2019, a people said.
The association pronounced in 2016 that it would build Discovery SUVs in Slovakia once a new plant there came on line, while observant some of a prolongation of a indication — that was redesigned in 2017 — would sojourn in a U.K. JLR also builds a SUV in Changshu, China.
JLR has an agreement with agreement manufacturer Magna Steyr to build a Jaguar E-Pace and all-electric I-Pace, it’s initial full-electric car, in Austria.