Jaguar car makers are to hire 800 more workers on top of the 1,000 new jobs created this year to handle record production.
Worldwide demand for the new XJ6 saloon s has led to 4,402 cars being made by the Coventry based company last monthâ€”well up on the previous best figure of 4,118 in December 1985.
And a record 47,000 cars will be made in 1987 by 13,000 workers compared to 14,000 by 7200 employees in 1978 when Sir John Egan took over as chairman.
Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...
Likes 'conditionally challenged' motors and taking them on unfeasible adventures all across Europe.
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