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Jaguar Land Rover closes Castle Bromwich factory until Christmas

Carmaker says ‘an issue related to Covid’ has prevented delivery of key materials

Jaguar Land Rover has shut down production at its Castle Bromwich factory until Christmas because “an issue related to Covid” has prevented the delivery of key materials, in another sign of the strains facing the UK automotive industry.

Production of JLR’s XE and XF cars stopped earlier this week and will not restart for two weeks, in another blow to the UK’s largest carmaker as it struggles with the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit preparations.

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