• May 10, 2010
Land Rover, which has worn the "beleaguered" tag for too long, is getting more and more rays of light its way. The latest bit of sunshine comes in the form of a hiring flurry – according to Autocar, the company's Solihull factory is upping its 5,000-strong workforce by the not-insignificant number of 275 workers due to strong sales.

The 2010 model line has begun to show what Land Rover is really capable of – the LR4 and RR Sport especially – and March's sales numbers were the best in the company's history, with over 11,300 new keys handed over. Congrats to Land Rover and its 275 added employees...

[Source: Autocar | Image: Matthew Lewis/Getty]


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      • 4 Years Ago
      Whats the word on the LRX? I'm excited to see what kind of boost that can offer to Land Rover.
      • 4 Years Ago
      There is this new fangled web site called "YouTube." Rather than "guess" what Land Rovers are used for, have a look and see that we do indeed take them off road and have a great time using them and enjoying their amazing capabilities. I just spent the week deep in Canadian wilderness off-roading by myself in my 1995 Range Rover. Like Jeremy Clarkson said, "The LEAST dependable car in the world, is the most dependable car in the world!"
      • 4 Years Ago
      Now if only they fix their reliability problems.
        • 4 Years Ago
        The sad truth of a modern Land Rover's life is that there aren't many situations where getting stranded in the woods off roading will occurr in the middle of the suburban areas that these things get... all... of their soccer mom milage in.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Yes but it would be scary if you get stranded in the woods off-roading.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Redline - assuming that those statistics are accurate and relevant (a generous assumption as they provide little detail), I don't consider 46% of 3-6 year old cars needing something to be fixed to qualify them as unreliable. In fact, I'm surprised something closer to 100% of cars 3-6 years old wouldn't need something fixed. Talking about reliability between brands has come to splitting hairs, and as such pointless in my opinion.
        • 4 Years Ago
        That would require automotive exorcism. Embrace it is a personality trait.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Let me guess; the new employees' job will be to follow the vehicles down the line, and reinstall the parts that have fallen off.