The Car Connection reports that a decision regarding Jag's Browns Lane plant is due today, but our British sources say the results are already in: the factory will officially shut down. The closure is a result of Jaguar's insane $100 million monthly losses, chalked up largely to American disinterest in the brand. Browns Lane has put together the leaping felines for 60 years, and most recently constructing the XJ and XK lines. Over 2000 jobs are at stake, but we've heard that at least half could be relocated to other production facilities. Likewise, the plant supplies $90 million yearly to the local Coventry economy. So now that it's nearly lunchtime, you can weep into a pint and make a toast to old Browns Lane. Cheers, mates.

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