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Jaguar Land Rover Cuts 1000 Jobs on Diesel Sales Slump, Long-term Discovery Sport Review

ConsumerWatch / Motoring Apr 13, 2018 - 04:44 PM GMT

By: N_Walayat

ConsumerWatch

Britains biggest car maker Jaguar Land Rover has axed 1000 jobs from their Midlands car factories following a 26% slump in sales on Brexit and Diesel engines future uncertainty and the emissions scandals that will now bring the JLR work force to under 40,000. The Job losses will virtually wholly hit the Range Rover and Discovery range of vehicles, a huge loss of demand that on an annualsied basis would translate into a loss of demand of more than 150,000 vehicles on total 2017 sales of 620,000.


Thinking of buying a Land Rover Discovery Sport?

Here is my comprehensive review of what's the good, bad and ugly of a Land Rover Discover Sport after owning and driving HSE Black trim for over 3 months. As whilst the Discovery Sport looks great on the driveway and generally drives well, in many respects my previous 11 year old Zafira was better i.e. the back two seats are seriously lacking in leg room, definitely not enough space for adults! And what's worse is that real world fuel economy will come nowhere near Land Rovers sales pitch of the DISCO doing 53.3 MPG. Then we have the fantasy of the first oil service change at 21,000 miles when in reality the car will be requesting an oil change much sooner! So watch my 3 month owner driver review for what you need to beware of before buying one. Where this HSE Black was bought from Hunters Inchcape in Chester.

Land Rover Discovery Sport, The Good Bad and Ugly 3 Month Owners Review

And here is my earlier review at the 2 month mark.

Land Rover Discovery Sport, What to Know Before Buying - 2 Month Owner Drivers Review

ECO Mode Real MPG Fuel Economy Test

Land Rover Discovery Sport ECO Mode Real MPG Fuel Economy Test

Adblue and Engine Oil Change Indicator Reliability

Adblue and Engine Oil Change Indicator Reliability - Land Rover Discovery Sport

First Month Driving Review

Land Rover Discovery Sport - 1 Month Driving Test Review

12. Week 1 Update - Low MPG

Land Rover Discovery Sport Very Bad MPG Fuel Economy! Real Owner's Review

Buying a Land Rover Discovery Sport HSE Black

And here's of what a 'real' customer can expect when buying from a main Land Rover dealer (Hunters Chester). The 'REAL' experience of what to expect over the usual 'approved used' sales pitch.

Approved Used Land Rover Main Dealer Real Customer Buying Guide - Hunters, Chester

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Buying an Approved Used Land Rover Discovery Sport - Guide

By Nadeem Walayat

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Nadeem Walayat has over 30 years experience of trading derivatives, portfolio management and analysing the financial markets, including one of few who both anticipated and Beat the 1987 Crash. Nadeem's forward looking analysis focuses on UK inflation, economy, interest rates and housing market. He is the author of five ebook's in the The Inflation Mega-Trend and Stocks Stealth Bull Market series that can be downloaded for Free.

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