Which brand is this year’s jumper of the year in the CR? Jaguar and Toyota have the biggest increase in registrations of new cars in the past, also Dacia is increasingly pushing the sales. Market analyst Karel Beránek comments the statistics for Automakers mafazine.
Jaguar Land Rover will hire 5,000 staff as it boosts its skills in autonomous and electric technology, a welcome business endorsement as Prime Minister Theresa May starts Brexit talks after a botched election.
European Union regulators opened an investigation into Slovakia’s plan to grant 125 million euros ($139.7 million) to Jaguar Land Rover to support a new plant in the country, saying they had concerns about the legality of the measure.
Jaguar Land Rover said today it will start production in 2018 at a new 1 billion pound ($1.5 billion) factory in Slovakia. The plant will have an initial capacity of 150,000 vehicles and construction will start in 2016, the UK automaker said in a statement.
Jaguar Land Rover’s plan to build a factory in Slovakia would give a boost to economic growth in the country next year and could help it reach the fastest pace since 2010, offsetting the impact of slowing export growth and public investment, Finance Minister Peter Kazimir said.
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