Land Rover Defender vehicles will be produced in Jordan from 2003, a report in the Amman-based Star newspaper said. The UK-based Ford subsidiary has set up a $US70 million joint venture with Ole Jordan Co., the Jordanian BMW importer, to build 10,000 vehicles a year. Construction of the factory in Ma'an in the south of the country began last week and the building should be complete byNovember 2002.