It confirmed that the company's manufacturing plants in India and Brazil remain operational and a joint venture plant in China had also reopened late last month, as life there begins to get back to normal.
Although the company's focus must be on its business and responsibilities to employees, Jaguar Land Rover is doing whatever it can to support its communities through the current situation. The company's thoughts are with those directly affected by COVID-19 and with the healthcare professionals, whose role in combating this virus is appreciated by all, the company said.
JLR has plants across the UK, including Castle Bromwich, Solihull, and Halewood in the West Midlands and northern regions of England.
Meanwhile, it had said earlier that it was looking into the UK government's outreach to manufacturing companies to look at ways of assisting with the production of medical equipment to help cope with the pandemic.
We have been approached for help with the production of ventilators as part of ongoing discussions with government. As a British company, naturally, we will do whatever we can to support our communities during these unprecedented times, JLR said.
Its decision to suspend the production line follows similar steps taken by other automotive majors, including BMW, Toyota and Honda.
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