THE GEOGRAPHY OF JAGUAR LAND ROVER’S
The manufacturing base of the company is primarily in the UK (Figure 1) and is cur-
rently (2015) split across six sites with three vehicle manufacturing plants (Castle
Bromwich, Solihull and Halewood), two advanced design and engineering centres
(Gaydon and Whitley) and one engine manufacturing centre near Wolverhampton. The
£500 million engine centre was opened in 2014 and is designed to manufacture a range
of four‐cylinder petrol and diesel engines. Full production commenced in 2015 with a
targeted capacity of 400 000 engines per year.