The Powertrain facility currently being extended, houses the car manufacturers test facilities, equipment and additional office space. The facility provides JLR’s engineers with the space and equipment required, to develop and refine the main components that generate power for their world class vehicles.

The extension will create 9,250 sq ft of space over three floors, supporting the growing requirements of the Powertrain team. The increase in space allows for the creation of a specialist storage system, airflow laboratory.

The investment continues to build on phase 3 of an estimated £500m million investment plan for JLR around their headquarters in Whitley. Phase 4 aims to see the development of a manufacturing plant in the city of Coventry, potentially creating thousands of jobs and producing 250,000 vehicles at the new site.