Jaguar Land Rover’s (JLR) retail sales in Q2 (July-Sept) fell by 11.9pc to 113,569 vehicles from the prior-year period, said a company release. From the preceding quarter, however, sales increased by 53.3pc from 74,067 vehicles backed by improved demand.
The sales in the UK, North America, Europe and other overseas markets dropped by 2.9pc, 15.8pc, 19.8pc and 30.3pc, respectively compared to the prior-year quarter. Though compared to Q1, sales improved in the UK, by 231.6pc followed by Europe with 78.8pc, North America with 21.3pc and other overseas sales increased by 35.1pc.
The company looks to ramp-up production at its UK plants to cater to the increasing global demand. The company has returned to a two-shift pattern at its UK facilities in Solihull, Castle Bromwich and Halewood.