The production of the Jaguar XE is transferred to Castle Bromwich

Jaguar XE C de Salamancayou are Going to spend already two years since the submission of the Jaguar XE. The saloon median established a turning point in the british brand and has been a real success since its launch. This model began to be produced at the plant in Solihull, being the first model Jaguar that was assembled in this factory, where before it only did Land Rover. Now the news is that the production of XE is will move to Castle Bromwich.

The vehicle is moved to the traditional home of the Jaguar after a investment of 100 million pounds. Thanks to this money we have been improving the different stages of the production chain and will benefit the Jaguar XF, F-Type and XJ; they also occur there. Castle Bromwich is ready to work with the structure of aluminum, which is the skeleton of the Jaguar XE and its key.

Jaguar XE C de SalamancaWhat is certain is that the factory of Castle Bromwich, was scheduled to closed in 2008, . Finally, the brand backed down and decided to invest up to 500 million pounds to turn it into what we see today. Wolfgang Stadler, director of manufacturing at Jaguar Land Rover, stated that this change “gives us flexibility to respond quickly to the demand in our growing range of products”.

While both the plant of Solihull will continue to operate 24 hours in three shifts. It produces the Jaguar F-Pace, on the same production line as the Range Rover Sport. Both the launch of the first SUV of the brand, such as the arrival of the Jaguar XE to the united States, got the annual sales of Jaguar ascend to 85.726 units. This is an increase of 72% over the previous year.

Source – Jaguar