Land Rover says it is cutting 500 jobs at its Solihull, U.K., plant as part of a longer-term voluntary separation program. The cuts result from the movement of LR2 (formerly Freelander) cross/utility vehicle production from Solihull to the Jaguar Cars plant in Halewood, U.K., a Land Rover spokeswoman tells Ward’s. Powertrain sourcing for the Land Rover Defender also is playing a role in the job reductions, she says, though she declines to reveal where that production will be transferred. ...

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