Jaguar Land Rover introduces shutdown in response to poor sales

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is to halt production at its Solihull plant for two weeks later this month in response to poor sales. The shutdown will see staff get paid but the site will close from October 22. Sales performance has been underwhelming for a number of months with China in particular seeing large like-for-like falls in volumes. Jaguar Land Rover's total retail sales of 57,114 vehicles in September 2018, down 12% year on year. Sales in China declined by 46%, which it blamed on ongoing market uncertainty resulting from ... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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