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UK auto production prospects improving


Economic headwinds, supply chain challenges and future trading uncertainty have put the UK’s automotive manufacturing sector under considerable pressure, but there are signs of a positive change ahead.

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Automotive Manufacturing Solutions Magazine – Issue 1, 2024


Issue 1, 2024 of Automotive Manufacturing Solutions is out now, with a focus on sustainability with insights from JLR and GKN Automotive, and supporting features on manufacturing engineering with BMW and Gestamp

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Impacts of global geopolitics on European production


From Brexit’s influence on battery production to global conflicts impacting shipping routes and semiconductor supply, these are geopoltical forces shaping manufacturing strategies.

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JLR expands renewable energy solutions to power UK production


JLR is greening its operations and driving towards energy independence through ambitious solar power expansion initiatives in the UK and abroad

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Powertrain – Reducing waste in machining fluids


JLR offers a very interesting sustainability case study on powertrain production processes at its Electric Propulsion Manufacturing Centre.

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JLR – Putting sustainability at the centre of its strategy


JLR’s manufacturing sustainability transformation lead, Garrett Bell, shares some insights in how the business is reducing its carbon footprint across its operations

The rising role of renewable energy supply in automotive production

The rising role of renewable energy supply in automotive production


The automotive industry’s shift towards sustainability transcends mere vehicle innovation, with a large part of the global carbon equation relying on renewable energy architectures in manufacturing processes.


Tata Steel to close two blast furnaces in Port Talbot causing major setback to regional automotive production


The closures are to have a significant impact on the automotive production environment and supply chains across the region. Is the transition to green steel upsetting traditional ecosystems?

The digital production ecosystem is the next logical step in JLR's Reimagine strategy

JLR accelerates digital transformation with Tata connecting 128 global sites


JLR partners with Tata Communications to revolutionize its digital network, paving the way for enhanced production, real-time data analysis, and seamless connectivity across its global operations. A key milestone in JLR’s Reimagine strategy.

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JLR expands EV production to Slovakia


JLR has announced that it will develop its plant in Nitra, Slovakia to produce electric vehicles by 2030.

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Qualcomm’s collaborations with leading automakers to reshape automotive manufacturing


Partnerships with BMW, Mercedes, JLR and Mahindra revolve around automotive digital advancements and driving industry transformation.

JLR is hiring 300 technicians for Range Rover production and new BEV testing at its Solihull, Gaydon, and Whitley plants

JLR to boost West Midlands workforce for new body shop and EVs


JLR will recruit 300 technicians and engineers for body shop production, testing and development, highlighting its commitment to West Midlands manufacturing and electric vehicle innovation.


India’s light vehicle demand is rising again, and so is manufacturing investment


India has long been seen as the next big thing in automotive manufacturing. Will new investment help it realise its potential?

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Tata invests £4bn in UK battery cell gigafactory to supply JLR as anchor client


Tata Group has formed a new subsidiary known as Agratas for its global battery business, and this plant in Somerset, England will be its first venture.

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AMS Summer 2023 – JLR goes electric


In our AMS Summer digital edition, we have features on JLR’s plans to transform its end-to-end industrial system, ready for new electric models, Seat’s technical upgrades to production operations and upskilling the workforce, and insights into developments at Audi’s Neckarsulm plant, and more.

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EMO Hannover to address challenges of digitising automotive manufacturing


Ahead of EMO Hannover in September, AMS looks at what insights the OEMs and tier-1 suppliers in attendance can expect to find, including the challenges of digitising automotive manufacturing.

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A friend of flexible lines – upgrading JLR production for EVs and more

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Barbara Bergmeier is driving digitalisation, sustainability and resilience across operations, and wants to ramp up EV manufacturing whilst staying flexible


Jaguar Land Rover to invest in UK manufacturing plants to ramp up EV and flexible production


JLR will invest billions over the next five years to upgrade its UK plants for an electric-first future, including new EVs, electric drivetrains and battery packs across Halewood, Solihull, Wolverhampton and Castle Bromwich


Re-evaluating recycled materials


Carmakers are increasingly looking into ways of reducing the environmental impact of their vehicle manufacture – and one way to do this is by using more recycled materials in their cars. But how can they go about this?


JLR works with Multiverse to deliver data skills training to employees


JLR tackles data skills shortage through collaboration with tech start-up Multiverse

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