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Who: Ratan Tata Why: The boss of Indian car giant Tata Motors - which owns Jaguar Land Rover - has announced that it is to begin manufacturing electric cars in the UK after securing a pounds 10million loan from the Government.

Background: The loan to the Tata Motors European Technical Centre based at the University of Warwick could see staff numbers at the centre rise from 180 to 441 by 2014 to develop the new technology and the company has also confirmed that the new Indica Vista Electric Vehicle will be assembled in the UK although it has yet to say where this will be.
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Publication:The Birmingham Post (England)
Date:Sep 21, 2009
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