LONDON Nov 29 Jaguar Land Rover said on Tuesday
it will build its next-generation Discovery sport utility
vehicle in Slovakia, the first car chosen for the 1 billion
pound ($1.25 billion) plant which is due to open in 2018.
The luxury carmaker, owned by India's Tata Motors,
picked Slovakia last year as the location for the new factory
which will have an annual output of up to 300,000 vehicles and
is one of the country's biggest foreign direct
The company, which is rapidly boosting its model line-up and
production volumes to reach 1 million units by the end of the
decade, is already building the new Discovery at its plant in
Solihull in central England.
($1 = 0.8013 pounds)
(Reporting by Costas Pitas; editing by David Clarke)