Jaguar Land Rover opens India plant
The facility at Pune is located in the Maharashtra region of India and will assemble Land Rover Freelander 2 vehicles supplied in Complete Knock Down kits from Jaguar Land Rover's Halewood manufacturing plant in Liverpool, UK.
Dr Ralf Speth, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover, said: 'Jaguar Land Rover is delighted to have officially opened our first assembly facility in India. We are excited about the prospect of assembling cars in Pune for the Indian market where we have achieved significant growth since we opened our first showroom in 2009. It is a great time to be expanding our operation in India due to the increasing demand for luxury products and the strength of the Indian economy.'
The Freelander 2 is available in India in two variants, the TD4 SE Automatic and the SD4 HSE Automatic. The carmaker's range in India also includes the Jaguar XJ, XF,and XK, the Land Rover Freelander 2, Discovery 4, Range Rover Sport and Range Rover.