EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Jaguar Land Rover

Company/Organisation:
Jaguar Land Rover

Geographic Location

Country: World
Location of affected unit(s): Slovakia, the UK, India, China, Brazil

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.10 - Manufacture of motor vehicles
Number Employed: 37000
Group: Tata Motors

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 17-02-2021
Planned Job Reductions min: 2000
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 06-04-2021
Foreseen End Date: 05-04-2022

Additional Information

The UK-based car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), a subsidiary of Tata Motors, has announced that it will cut 2,000 non-factory jobs worldwide in the following financial year.

The company motivates the jobs' cut and the cost-saving measures as necessary 'to become an agile organisation', also in view of the recently announced 'Reimagine' plan to achieve net zero carbon emissions across the supply chain, products and operations by 2039.

Additionally, JLR is continuing its transition to the production of electric vehicles while trying to retain the feeling and power of a luxury combustion engine model; JLR declared that it would produce only electric cars by 2025. Under the plan ‘Reimagine’, the company is to invest GBP 2.5 billion (€2.9 billion) annually.

JRL, owned by India’s Tata Motors, has almost 40,000 employees globally. The company has factories in the UK, Slovakia, India, China and Brazil.

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