Jaguar Land Rover announces range of EVs to be built in West Midlands plant

The announcement is seen as a major thumbs up for the UK car industry

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has announced it is set to build a new range of electric vehicles at its manufacturing plant in Castle Bromwich, Birmingham.

Honouring its commitment to deliver electrified options for all new Jaguar and Land Rover models by next year, a next-generation all-electric Jaguar XJ will be the first vehicle in the range to enter production.

Jaguar I-PACE Electric Car (Image: T. Larkum)

Jaguar I-PACE Electric Car (Image: T. Larkum)

Crafted by the team behind the Jaguar I-PACE – the brand’s first all-electric car – the new saloon promises to deliver in design, performance and luxury, although the company has given no indication as to when it might take to the road.

“The future of mobility is electric and, as a visionary British company, we are committed to making our next generation of zero-emission vehicles in the UK,” JLR CEO. Prof. Dr. Ralf Speth said.

“We are co-locating our electric vehicle manufacture, Electronic Drive Units and battery assembly to create a powerhouse of electrification in the Midlands.”

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