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70 YEARS OF LAND ROVER
PHOTO CAPTIONS


#6. MANUFACTURING

1. SERIES LAND ROVER 1950s
The Series Land Rover production line at Solihull in the 1950s.

2. RANGE ROVER 1970s
The original Range Rover production line at Solihull in the 1970s.

3. SOLIHULL 2018
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Robots at work at the state-of-the-art Jaguar Land Rover manufacturing facility at Halewood.
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Ostrich feathers are used to gently brush away all micro-contaminants before the vehicle enters the spray booth.
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A mirror is used to analyse the depth of every rivet to ensure precision engineering in the Body Shop.
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An employee conducts final checks at the very last stage of build on the Validation Line.
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The state-of-the-art Jaguar Land Rover manufacturing facility at Solihull.
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Robots apply a sound deadening compound to seal together aluminium bodies.
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A technician uses a tricycle to carry tools to maintain the hundreds of high-tech robots working in the 300-acre Body Shop.

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The hub shows an overview of all Body Shop operations so they can be monitored.
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Unmanned intelligent automated forklift trucks work in harmony to deliver thousands of parts to areas of the Body Shop.
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Final checks on paintwork are carried out at Jaguar Land Rover’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Solihull.

4. MILESTONE MOMENTS
1 - LR_Series_Launch_Amsterdam_1948
The first short wheelbase 80-inch Land Rover was launched to the world at the Amsterdam Motor Show in 1948.
2 - LR_Series_Testing_1948-53
Driving through the Dust Tunnel at the MIRA Test Centre in the UK between 1948-53.
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Demonstrating Land Rover’s towing capability using a domestic caravan on the high-speed banking test track at the MIRA Test Centre in the UK between 1948-53.
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Employees and their families line up to enjoy a drive experience at Solihull to celebrate Land Rover’s 1st Anniversary in 1949.
7 - LR_First_Export_1949
Land Rover meets government obligations by exporting to nearly 70 countries within its first year (1949).
8 - LR_Series_100000th_Milestone_1954
The 100,000th Land Rover rolls off the production line at Solihull in 1954. The original Project Engineer for Land Rover, Arthur Goddard, is pictured third from right on the front row.
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Rover’s engineering director Maurice Wilks (standing in the vehicle), celebrating Land Rover’s 10th birthday in 1958.
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Motor Show debut for the Range Rover in 1970, on display at Earls Court in London with a cutaway of the chassis.

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The Range Rover was the first vehicle to be displayed at the Louvre Museum in Paris, where it was recognised for its design excellence.
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The Land Rover Owners Club hold their National Rally at Eastnor in 1972.
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Image to publicise 40 years of Land Rover in 1988.
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Land Rover Experience was formed in 1990. This picture captures the ground-breaking moment as they begin development of the first ever Land Rover Experience Centre at Solihull in 1989.
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Actress and Founder Patron of the Born Free Foundation, Joanna Lumley, hands over the 4 millionth Land Rover, a Discovery, to the international wildlife charity.
17 - LR_Defender_Last_Off_The_Line_2016
The last of the current Defenders was built at Solihull on 29 January 2016. More than 700 employees were invited to celebrate as it rolled off the production line, with one employee capturing the moment the Land Rover badge was fitted to the grille.
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The last of the current Defenders was built at Solihull on 29 January 2016. To mark the occasion, more than 700 employees were invited to celebrate the moment it rolled off the production line.
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Manufacturing employees celebrate in January 2016 as Jaguar Land Rover becomes the largest automotive manufacturer in Britain.
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The Land Rover Defender 2,000,000 sold for a record £400,000 at a charity auction at Bonhams on 16 December 2015, with all proceeds donated to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Born Free Foundation.