Having said that different models of Jaguars are manufactured in different areas such as Birmingham, Liverpool and Solihull all in United Kingdom. Being the major wealth generator for UK there were 78 percent of Land Rovers exported to 169 countries and about 70 percent of Jaguars were exported to 63 countries and through importers and franchised dealers sales are being made.
Around September of this year when Jaguar Land Rover stopped the operations in one of its two West Midlands plants but still committed to keep the Merseyside plant open. This would mean job losses will only happen to West Midlands. Reason being was to save money and not to create more jobs as the management is trying to avoid any redundancies.
Hearing the news on one of the West Midlands plant closing came not a surprise to everyone as this was already anticipated several years back since opening 3 sites on current volume will really cause the Company lose some money due to below capacity operations.
However, projections for 2010 chopping of another plant is a work in progress wherein one plant is seeing to shut mid-2010, either Birmingham or Solihull. Moreso, this is one way to cut the cost dramatically. Despite the rumors of shutting plants there are new models in the pipelines that will be coming up wherein materials are lightweight such as aluminum and progress in human resource management by making the employees flexible in order to adapt fairly in changing market conditions. It is seen as instead of scattered employees, theyre now will be working as one in one plant.
Despite the rapid change in cost efficiency wherein job losses everywhere, the Company is firm in investing in new platforms and seeing having another 800 jobs specially in Liverpool areas which to many is a positive sign. To safeguard jobs, the best way to do is to invest in new environmental