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Jaguar Land Rover plans two-week closure as demand falls

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has announced its Solihull plant will close for two weeks at the end of October as the company attempts to rein in profitability in the face of falling sales.

Britain’s biggest carmaker blamed weakening global demand, especially in China, and has faced falling diesel sales in recent months.

In a statement on Monday, parent company Tata Motors said total sales at the firm fell 12.3% in September to 57,114 vehicles.

It blamed a 46% slide in China, its biggest market, where rising competition ongoing trade tensions held back demand.

 Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has announced its Solihull plant will close for two weeks at the end of October as the company attempts to rein in profitability in the face of falling sales.

Britain’s biggest carmaker blamed weakening global demand, especially in China, and has faced falling diesel sales in recent months.

In a statement on Monday, parent company Tata Motors said total sales at the firm fell 12.3% in September to 57,114 vehicles.

It blamed a 46% slide in China, its biggest market, where rising competition ongoing trade tensions held back demand.

 

 Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has announced its Solihull plant will close for two weeks at the end of October as the company attempts to rein in profitability in the face of falling sales.

Britain’s biggest carmaker blamed weakening global demand, especially in China, and has faced falling diesel sales in recent months.

In a statement on Monday, parent company Tata Motors said total sales at the firm fell 12.3% in September to 57,114 vehicles.

It blamed a 46% slide in China, its biggest market, where rising competition ongoing trade tensions held back demand.