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China approves JLR joint venture

The new-look Land Rover Freelander 2
The new-look Land Rover Freelander 2
Andy Coyne
Andy Coyne
Editor, West Midlands

AS widely anticipated, Jaguar Land Rover is to make vehicles in China for the first time after Beijing approved a £1bn joint venture.

The West Midlands carmaker has agreed a deal with Chery Automobile and will build a plant near Shanghai, which is due to open in 2015.

Sales of JLR models in China have risen by 80% so far this year. The new plant is expected to have a capacity of around 100,000 vehicles a year, which may increase subject to demand.

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