JLR not renewing 1000 contracts

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PaulCP
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JLR not renewing 1000 contracts

Post by PaulCP » Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:40 pm

JLR not renewing contracts of 1000 contract workers due to lower sales. Blaming future uncertainty due to Brexit and changes to tax on diesel cars.

Well JLR, maybe time to look at the mirror and see the real image rather than looking through the mirror Russian style & seeing what you want to see.
In a world where not many take responsibility for their own actions JLR now seem to be high on the list!
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Re: JLR not renewing 1000 contracts

Post by Chippy » Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:54 pm

The blame game is an easy one to play but there’s a big danger in getting caught telling conflicting stories and this is beginning to look like a classic case thereof.

I see there one million sales target for 2020 rapidly disappearing from view.
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Re: JLR not renewing 1000 contracts

Post by Barnsh » Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:50 pm

Well from the customer to JLR

It’s your “driving style”!

The driving style of your management , the driving style of your quality process and the shoddy emmisions systems you feed to customers that aren’t fit for purpose.

But yes let’s be like the Russians and blame everyone else but ourselves.

Sad but they brought this on themselves.
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Re: JLR not renewing 1000 contracts

Post by The Highlander » Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:13 pm

A combination of poor production techniques, not listening to the customer and on the whole, a lousy dealership network.

Before the newbies accuse me of being the profit of doom, learn from the experience of having had 7 new LRs in the last 10 years and merely wanting people to buy into this marque with their eyes open, not blinded by the Green Oval.


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Re: JLR not renewing 1000 contracts

Post by Buy british » Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:31 pm

Hi guys.......if they truly aint selling so many ......why have I got to wait 3 months for mine ?

You might think they'd have a few vehicles in stock somewhere.......my salesman said ..." others make cars then hope they can sell them......the Discovery Sport is sold, and then made "

Something's odd.......😯
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Re: JLR not renewing 1000 contracts

Post by Chippy » Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:37 pm

None of the manufacturers that JLR believe they can compete with make cars and then hope that they can sell them.

Such remarks from a salesman simply confirm how arrogant their dealers can be.
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Re: JLR not renewing 1000 contracts

Post by Buy british » Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:45 pm

I know what you mean Chippy.......they do have an air of aloofness about themselves.

I don't know anything about car factories, so just repeating his line..........

I've got a funny feeling i might end up yearning for the good old BMW days !...😕
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Re: JLR not renewing 1000 contracts

Post by Bugginbob » Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:25 pm

Whilst I agree that there are a few things wrong on the quality side on the DS and across many other JLR products there is a massive drop in car sales across the whole market and especially in the premium, greater than 30k market. That’s JLR’s entire fleet. They don’t have any small petrol hatchbacks to keep sales up. Whilst it sucks for the workers that’s why companies hire contractors - they are easy to get rid of.
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Re: JLR not renewing 1000 contracts

Post by Chippy » Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:34 pm

I don't know where the massive drop in sales are. Here are the figures from the companies that JLR like to compare themselves with (taken the relevant annual reports)

Mercedes worldwide sales 2017 up 9.9% compared to 2016.
BMW worldwide sales 2017 up 4.1% compared to 2016.
Audi worldwide sales 2017 up just 0.6% compared to 2016
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Re: JLR not renewing 1000 contracts

Post by philn » Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:43 pm

JLR sales have gone up in the figures just released.

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/indu ... ts-history
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