Unite, Britain's biggest union, is delighted that JLR has announced a further 1,700 new jobs for its plant in Solihull.
The new jobs are due to a £1.5 billion investment expanding JLR's product range. The first of these models will be introduced in 2015.
Unite general secretary Len McCluskey said: "JLR is a great British success story, and this new investment in jobs and skills ought to maintain its global reputation for world class vehicles.
"The UK workforce, with their skills and dedication, are at the heart of this success story. This investment is their due reward and we are delighted that JLR has committed further to Britain."
JLR has created almost 11,000 jobs in the UK over the last three years. The company has been owned by Tata Motors since 2008.
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Notes to editors:
- Unite is Britain and Ireland’s largest trade union with 1.4 million members working across all sectors of the economy. The general secretary is Len McCluskey.