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New 4x4 vehicle project with military potential launched

25th September 2017 - 14:00 GMT | by Uldduz Sohrabi in London

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An initiative being put forward by a billionaire petrochemical businessman to build thousands of 4x4 offroad vehicles in the UK could also have applications for the military.

The founder and CEO of petrochemical company INEOS, Jim Ratcliffe, announced recently that it is branching out into the automotive world with 'Projekt Grenadier' and the establishment of INEOS Automotive. The 4x4 vehicle proposed by INEOS would likely be based on the Land Rover Defender, a vehicle used extensively by the British Army.

INEOS officially launched the project on 19 September in London, stating that the company had interest in expanding into the defence

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Uldduz Sohrabi is a freelance reporter for Shephard Media.

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