Consolidating production of the Jaguar X-Type and the next-generation Land Rover Freelander heralds the arrival of “a baby Range Rover,” Ward’s learns. “Baby” to slot below Range Rover, above. But the addition to Land Rover’s lineup won’t mitigate 1,100 job losses at the auto maker’s Solihull Assembly Plant in West Midlands, U.K., says Amicus, the union representing affected workers. Amicus reacts with indignation to the auto maker’s announcement that it will – starting in 2006 ...

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