Jaguar Land Rover jobs 'huge commitment' to UK
10 September 2013 Last updated at 09:30 BST
Car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover is creating 1700 jobs at its Solihull factory, where the workforce will be developing new lightweight models made of aluminium.
It is part of a £1.5bn investment the firm is making to expand its product range.
Dr Ralph Speth, the Chief Executive of Jaguar Land Rover, told the Today programme: "We are going to hire another 1,700 employees, that's a huge commitment to the UK but also shows the strength of the brand Jaguar."
First broadcast on the Today programme on Tuesday 10 September.