Jaguar Land Rover may expand operations at its Halewood factory in Merseyside in the UK, to cater to continued strong demand for the Range Rover Evoque, according to reports in the UK. It comes as Mr. Ratan Tata warned that the tough economic conditions would most probably persist in 2012, and could moderate the group's expansion.
JLR is in the early stages of considering a £100 million plan to double the size of the plant, already operating at full capacity, according to reports in Britain's The Telegraph on Tuesday. The company would also raise the work force at Halewood by 1,500, according to the report.
“JLR has not made any announcements about Halewood operations and we do not comment on speculation about possible future plans,” said a spokesperson for the company.
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