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The new Defender will be built in Nitra, confirmed Jaguar Land Rover


The prototype of the new Land Rover went over a million test kilometers.

April 30, 2019 at 11:39 am (Video April 30, 2019 on 12:27) Zuzana Strakova, TASR, SITA

NITRA. Jaguar Land Rover plant production in Nitro will produce a new Defender. The prototype of the new Land Rover Defender graduated 1.2 million test kilometers.

Special camouflaged prototype model is ready to conduct field trials of Tusk Trust, a global partner of Land Rover.

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Prem & # 39; -Minister late

The world premiere of & # 39; EPA's new Land Rover Defender vehicles scheduled for the end of this year. By the time the new Defender will present the public at the end of this year, it will be for more than 45 thousands of individual tests in the most extreme environments in the world.

"In the application to a wide simulation and testing have forced the new Defender 1,2 million kilometers in all areas and in extreme conditions out & # 39; I," said Nick Rogers, Jaguar Land Rover.

New Defender was designed and developed at Gaydon in the UK, which is a & # 39 is a construction site, design and testing of Land Rover.

The new global production vehicles Defender house becomes a factory in Nitra Land Rover has confirmed the company's management.

The automaker expands production

The carmaker Jaguar Land Rover in Nitro is preparing to expand production. Currently, she is looking at the current 1500 employees more than eight hundred and fiftieth

He needs them for the second shift, so he wants to achieve annual on & # 39; production capacity of 150,000 vehicles. shift operation is to be a reality before the end of 2019.

Currently in Nitra we made exclusively model Land Rover Discovery. "Leading the production phase Land Rover Discovery in nitro carried out according to plan and production is growing," said manager of corporate relations Jaguar Land Rover Slovakia Miroslav Remenárová.

It is left open the possibility of further expansion of the plant, with which he was associated third operational change.

This is a possible scenario the automaker prepares intent submitted in accordance with the law on environmental impact assessment (EIA), which refers to the expansion of the logistics space planning materials and logistics to build a new plant Powertrain assembly of battery modules and large batteries. Phase 2 will increase production to 300,000 cars a year.

"From the outset we have expressed in the sense that we will do another feasibility study, which will examine the possibility of expanding in the future of the plant in Nitra. Then he may have the potential over the next decade, to reach a total capacity of up to 300 thousand cars per year, "said Remenárová SITA.

presentation of the EIA in her words associated with the intention of thinking about the future nitro plant when the company decided later it spread. "Any feasibility studies shall be subject to a thorough review and analysis of the business and in this area we have not received a final decision," said Remenárová.

Strategic plans include automakers of ultra clean diesel and gasoline engines, BEV, PHEV and MHEV. By 2020, Jaguar Land Rover offers the possibility of electrification for all new company vehicles.

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