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Jaguar Land Rover ends production of Defender

It is being axed due to difficulties in maintaining safety and emissions standards

More than two million Defenders have been produced since 1948 as it became one of the most-loved and long-lived road vehicles.


THE last-ever Land Rover Defender, a vehicle beloved by Queen Elizabeth II and featured in Hollywood blockbusters, rolled off the production line on Friday after 68 years of being made in Britain.

Indian-owned carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) had already announced in late...