News : JLR and Chery announce proposed JV

Jaguar XJ is the pinnacle of JLR's range, but could an entry level car built with Chery in China be branded simply, 'Rover'?

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Chery Automobile Company Limited have reached agreement on a proposed joint venture in China. The agreement follows extensive talks between JLR and Chery on establishing an equal partnership company. The scope of the proposed joint venture (JV) would include manufacture of JLR- and JV-branded vehicles; establishment of a research and […]

China Watch : JLR explores potential JV with Great Wall Motors

Automotive News Europe, 21st February, 2011 BEIJING (Reuters) – Jaguar Land Rover is in talks with top Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motor Company Limited (GWM) about a potential China partnership, two executives told Reuters on Monday. JLR, a unit of India’s Tata Motors Limited, is among a very few top-line global brands that do not […]

China Watch : CCT’s latest reports from the rumour mill…

Clive Goldthorp AROnline’s regular readers may recall that, back on the 28th May, 2010, Tata Motors Limited’s CEO, Carl-Peter Forster, said that Jaguar Land Rover “will need to manufacture at least two models in China. We’ll take one to two years to set it up but, first, we will need a partner.” Little in the […]