The SUVs will be developed on the blue print of the Land Rover. One of these will be a compact SUV which would fall within the price range of Rs 10-15 lakh. The move is expected to boost the SUV market in India.

Tata Motors will reportedly ask its vendors to start supplying components from the first quarter of 2015 and is likely to launch the cars in 2016. Land Rover will assist Tata in varied areas such as architecture, performance, technologies and better body stiffness of the car.

Jaguar Land Rover PLC is a British premium automaker headquartered in Whitley, Coventry, United Kingdom and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors acquired in June 2008. It aims at developing, manufacturing and selling Jaguar luxury and sports cars and Land Rover premium four wheel drive vehicles.

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