2 November 2018

Jaguar Land Rover confirms plans to create a technical engineering office in Hungary, opening in early 2019.

  • Jaguar Land Rover to open new technical engineering office in Budapest to support the company’s European supply chain management
  • 100 roles will complement corporate, R&D, engineering and manufacturing functions headquartered in the UK
  • Hungary is in close proximity to many key automotive suppliers and has strong track record of automotive engineering talent

Friday 2 November 2018, Coventry: Jaguar Land Rover confirms plans to create a technical engineering office in Hungary, opening in early 2019.

Engineers in Budapest will work alongside Jaguar Land Rover’s supply chain located in Europe to support the launch of vehicles into the company’s global manufacturing locations.

Hungary has a strong track record in automotive engineering. We have chosen it as the location for a new engineering office to enable close collaboration with our suppliers located in central and Eastern Europe. The team in Budapest will complement the suppliers and supplier technical assistance that we already partner with in the region, as well as our teams in the UK.

Nick Rogers
Executive Director of Product Engineering

The office in Budapest joins Jaguar Land Rover’s engineering network in the UK, Republic of Ireland, China and North America.

Today’s announcement by Jaguar Land Rover marks a new chapter in the Hungarian automotive industry as we welcome a new premium OEM to our country. The decision of the UK’s largest automotive manufacturer to open a technical engineering office in Budapest reaffirms our foreign direct investment strategy and in particular our specific focus on high quality automotive-related growth.

Péter Szijjártó
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Government of Hungary

Jaguar Land Rover is looking for engineers with experience in a range of disciplines. For more information, please visit

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Notes to Editors

About Jaguar Land Rover

  • Jaguar Land Rover is the UK’s largest automotive manufacturer, built around two iconic British car brands: Land Rover, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium all-wheel-drive vehicles; and Jaguar, one of the world’s premier luxury sports saloon and sports car marques.
  • Jaguar Land Rover’s manufacturing is centred in the UK, with additional plants in China, Brazil, Austria and Slovakia.
  • Innovation is continuous: we will spend in the region of £4 billion this year on new product creation and capital expenditure.
  • From 2020 all new Jaguar Land Rover vehicles will be electrified, giving our customers even more choice. We will introduce a portfolio of electrified products across our model range, embracing fully electric, plug-in hybrid and mild hybrid vehicles as well as continuing to offer ultra-clean petrol and diesel engines.