Jaguar Land Rover to double its Engine Manufacturing Centre

Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing CenterTata Motors’ subsidiary Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is planning to double the size of its Engine Manufacturing Centre (EMC) as part of a 450m expansion programme. This latest expansion is a clear signal of the company’s long-term commitment to Britain. Total investment in the site, which opened a year ago, now stands at 1 billion making it the most significant new automotive manufacturing facility to be built in the UK in the last decade. The EMC is home to the high technology, low emission Ingenium engine – JLR’s first venture into in-house engine manufacturing in a generation. In just twelve months, the Midland based facility has moved from prototype production to full-scale manufacture with more than 50,000 engines coming off the production line.

The Ingenium engine launched initially in the Jaguar XE in April 2015 and was followed quickly by the Discovery Sport, two of the most significant product launches from the British manufacturer accounting for sales of 65,800 in the year so far. The EMC has cemented its position as the heart of JLR’s UK manufacturing operations supplying all three vehicle plants with engines which also power the Range Rover Evoque, all-new Jaguar XF and soon to be launched ground breaking Jaguar F-Pace.

This latest phase in the development of the EMC will see the site increase its operational footprint to 200,000 square metres, supporting capacity uplift as the company continues on its product offensive to deliver more exciting new products to customers.

Tata Motors is India’s largest automobile company. Through subsidiaries and associate companies, Tata Motors has operations in the UK, South Korea, Thailand, South Africa and Indonesia. Among them is Jaguar Land Rover, the business comprising the two iconic British brands.

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