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JLR to launch 12 new models and refreshes this year

In 2015-16, Jaguar Land Rover will launching 12 new models and refreshes. The company has invested heavily in its UK vehicle manufacturing facilities at Castle Bromwich, Halewood and Solihull to support the introduction of 10 all-new vehicles, including the Jaguar XE, Jaguar F-TYPE, Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Some of the new models and refreshes include, the new XE, new-generation XF, updated XJ, Evoque 2016, Discovery Sport with Ingenium engine and the F-PACE. Jaguar Land Rover has agreed a manufacturing partnership with Magna Steyr, an operating unit of Magna International Inc, to build some future vehicles in Graz, Austria. With this partnership, JLR will be able to increase its production capacity and cater to the market demands. Magna International's product capabilities include body, chassis, interiors, exteriors, seating, powertrain, electronics, vision, closure and roof systems and modules, as well as complete vehicle engineering and contract manufacturing.

Jaguar Land Rover is strengthening its international manufacturing presence with the opening of its joint venture factory in China and the construction of its new plant in Brazil is underway. The expansion of its international manufacturing operations allows Jaguar Land Rover to develop an increasingly flexible, agile and efficient global manufacturing strategy.

Dr. Ralf Speth, Jaguar Land Rover's Chief Executive Officer, said: "The UK remains at the centre of our design, engineering and manufacturing capabilities. Partnerships such as this will complement our UK operations and engineering.

Source : MotorOctane