The new plant of British car maker Jaguar Land Rover in Nitra already employs 1,300 people and makes several cars a day, all to be shredded. The plant will launch actual production on September 3. Its first model will be Discovery and another model, yet to be identified, will be added later. Next year, it expects to make 150,000 cars. It will increase its workforce to 2,800 in 2020, and production capacity to 300,000 vehicles in 2021. It is training its workers in a new €7.5m academy. The basic monthly salary of production line operators is just €650 gross, but total wages inclusive of bonuses come to €900-1,800.