JLR investing £15bn in EVs

Carmaker Jaguar Land Rover has announced plans to accelerate its transition to fulfil an ambition to become the world’s leading modern luxury car manufacturer, revealing its Halewood plant will become an all-electric production facility and its next generation medium-size SUV architecture, electrified modular architecture (EMA), will now be pure-electric. In an update at JLR’s centre […]

JLR seeks £500m government support for EV battery development

Jaguar Land Rover’s owner Tata Motors is asking the government for more than £500 million of government aid for a new battery factory in Britain. The Financial Times reports this is a decision set to be “pivotal” for the future of the UK car industry, explaining that people briefed on discussions say the Indian group […]

JLR opens new EV and connected testing facility

Jaguar Land Rover has opened a new a site to test the next generation of vehicles for electrical and radio interference.  The Electromagnetic Compatibility laboratory at Gaydon is designed to ensure future vehicles meet current and future legislation and quality standards for connectivity and electronics. New Range Rover Sport, which launched in May, was the first vehicle to […]

JLR, what3words and HERE team up on new nav solution

Jaguar Land Rover is offering customers accurate and precise navigation even in the most remote locations, by becoming the first automotive manufacturer to integrate what3words global location technology into vehicles already on the road through a software-over-the-air update. what3words has divided the globe into a grid of 3m x 3m squares, and given each one a unique combination of […]

Jaguar Land Rover partners with NVIDIA on AI solutions

Jaguar Land Rover has formed a multi-year strategic partnership with artificial intelligence innovators NVIDIA to jointly develop and deliver next-generation automated driving systems plus AI-enabled services and experiences for its customers. Starting in 2025, all new Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles will be built on the NVIDIA DRIVE™ software-defined platform — which they promise will […]

JLR in hydrogen fuel cell research

Jaguar Land Rover has announced it is developing a prototype hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle based on the new Land Rover Defender, with testing scheduled to begin this year. The company says the FCEV concept is part of its aim to achieve zero tailpipe emissions by 2036, and net zero carbon emissions across its supply […]

Jaguar Land Rover and Google partner to measure Dublin’s air quality

Jaguar Land Rover has partnered with Google to integrate the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE with air quality measuring sensors and Street View mapping technology. The I-PACE is the first all-electric Google Street View vehicle and will be used to measure street-by-street air quality in Dublin including nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, and fine […]

JLR outlines electric strategy

Carmaker Jaguar Land Rover has explained how it plans to become an all-electric luxury brand, by launching six electric vehicles in the next five years. ZDNet reports the company is going to use its parent Tata’s “wide reach in software, IT, communications and engineering to reimagine Jaguar Land Rover”. Jaguar Land Rover CEO Thierry Bolloré […]

JLR develops Irish smart city hub

Jaguar Land Rover is creating a real-world testing environment for connected technology where self-driving vehicles share the streets with cars, pedestrians and cyclists. It’s working with global software, mobility and telecoms companies to build the Future Mobility Campus Ireland – a collaborative testbed spread across eight miles of public roads. The Smart City Hub will […]

JLR teaches driverless cars to reduce motion sickness

Researchers at Jaguar Land Rover are working on software aimed at reducing reduce motion sickness in driverless cars. Studies have suggested that some of the benefits of autonomous driving, such as working or watching TV, might be offset by sickness felt by passengers. This was reported by Highways News earlier in the year. However designers […]

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