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THE WEEK THAT WAS: JLR goes large

The big news this week was that Jaguar Land Rover announced a plan to build a 300,000-unit capacity plant in Slovakia. We knew that a plant...


Slovakia plant could lift JLR over 1m a year

Calum MacRae | 13 Aug 2015

Jaguar Land Rover's announcement that it is planning a production plant at Nitra in Slovakia potentially raises its capacity by as much as 300,000 units a year. Calum MacRae considers the announcement in the context of the company's plant-model mix, its future growth strategy and outlines why the first model to be built in Slovakia could be the next Defender.


THE WEEK: JLR returning to global manufacturing?

Graeme Roberts | 10 Jul 2015

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover looks like it is slowly building up to a global manufacturing footprint that, at least a little, mirrors the spread achieved by its brands' one-time owner, British Leyland.


RESEARCH SNAPSHOT: Review of start-stop engines

Matthew Beecham | 17 Jun 2015

Continuing just-auto's series of research snapshots - pulled from its automotive research platform, QUBE - Matthew Beecham reviews the blossoming market for start-stop applications and some implications for batteries and lubricants.


COMMENT: Volvo becomes a premium brand at home

Glenn Brooks | 2 Jun 2015

The doubters appear to have been proved wrong, if sales of the new XC90 in Sweden are any indication: Volvo's pricey SUV on its own took a full percentage point of the May new car market, even though brand sales were down by four percent.

Latest Interviews

The car Jaguar designer said "I'd never do"

Chris Wright | 15 Jul 2015

The Frankfurt motor show will be the launch pad for a very important Jaguar, the F-Pace SUV, vital for the brand in the US and Chinese markets, and a car chief designer Ian Callum "swore I'd never do".


Williams CEO eyes consultancy business expansion

Guest author | 20 May 2015

Mike O'Driscoll, Group CEO of Williams, leads a brand that is well known for its motorsports activity and Formula One participation. However, the firm is now eyeing more consultancy business and looking further afield for opportunities. Ian Adcock caught up with him to hear more.

Latest News

Jaguar Land Rover scraps Saudi plant plan

Dave Leggett | 3 Sep 2015

The Financial Times reports that Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover has, according to sources, scrapped plans for a manufacturing plant in Saudi Arabia.


JLR expects "many" of 5,800 Tianjin cars damaged

Simon Warburton | 21 Aug 2015

Jaguar Land Rover says it expects many of its 5,800 vehicles kept at the Port of Tianjin to have been damaged, although is unable to quantify the exact number.


Jaguar Land Rover reports July sales down 3%

Dave Leggett | 13 Aug 2015

Jaguar Land Rover reports that its global July retail sales were 3% down on last year at 33,239 units. Year-to-date sales to the end of July were reported at 272,451 units, 1% below the same period of last year.


Novelis develops new high-strength parts alloys

Simon Warburton | 13 Aug 2015

Novelis says it has developed its Advanz 7000-series of high-strength alloys designed for safety-critical components of vehicle structures


JLR announces plan for Slovakia plant

Dave Leggett | 11 Aug 2015

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has taken a step towards increasing its production capacity in Europe with the signing of a letter of intent for a new vehicle production plant in the Slovak Republic.


JLR clarifies ASEAN expansion goals

Graeme Roberts | 3 Aug 2015

Tata Motors' luxury car units Jaguar Land Rover has clarified its thoughts on local assembly in the ASEAN region following local media reports in July.


JLR mulls ASEAN assembly plant

Tony Pugliese | 21 Jul 2015

Tata Motors' luxury car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover is studying the feasibility of setting up a regional assembly plant in South-east Asia, according to reports in Thailand.


JLR's retail sales flat in June

Graeme Roberts | 15 Jul 2015

Jaguar Land Rover has reported June retail sales of 39,602 vehicles, in line with prior year volume.


Tata Motors' JLR books pretax rise

Graeme Roberts | 13 Jul 2015

Jaguar Land Rover wholesale and retail sales for the fiscal year were 470,523 units and 462,209 units respectively worldwide (129,205 units and 124,307 units for the fourth quarter).


Novelis shows range at Shanghai aluminium show

Simon Warburton | 10 Jul 2015

Novelis is showcasing its products at Aluminium China 2015 in Shanghai, displaying its range of solutions for the automotive, construction and electronics industries.


JLR in talks for Eastern Europe plant

Dave Leggett | 6 Jul 2015

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is reportedly in talks that could result in a new manufacturing plant in Eastern Europe.


Magna Steyr to build vehicles for JLR

Dave Leggett | 3 Jul 2015

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has agreed a manufacturing partnership with Magna Steyr, an operating unit of Magna International Inc, to build some future vehicles in Graz, Austria.


SUVs continue driving US sales growth

Bill Cawthon | 2 Jul 2015

June was another good month for the auto industry as US light vehicle sales continued to grow.


UK auto sector delivering on growth

Dave Leggett | 30 Jun 2015

The UK auto industry continues to deliver on growth to turnover, exports and employment, according to SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes.


JLR shows prototype autonomous technologies

Dave Leggett | 16 Jun 2015

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has revealed some of its prototype technologies at the Future Tech showcase in Gaydon, UK where they are developing driver-focused autonomous capabilities which work in all weathers and environments.


JLR appoints new China sales chief

Chris Wright | 2 Jun 2015

Tata Motors' luxury vehicle unit Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has appointed a new head of sales in China where the company has seen a slow down in sales in recent months. Mark Bishop succeeds Yi Lu, who resigned in mid-April citing personal reasons.


London coming back on motor show circuit

Chris Wright | 28 May 2015

London is to return to the motor show circuit next year with an open air event in Battersea Park, next to the River Thames, run by a privately owned events organisation.


UK automakers build a half million by April

Graeme Roberts | 28 May 2015

UK automakers passed the 500,000 milestone for car production in April with 530,505 new cars built to date.


JLR Brazil to start assembly with Evoque in Q2 '16

Fernando Calmon | 8 May 2015

Jaguar Land Rover’s local subsidiary has always been rather vague about what it will produce at its under-construction, BRL740m/$240m factory in Itatiaia, state of Rio de Janeiro, scheduled to start assembly of 24,000 units yearly of up to three models from the second quarter of 2016.


US April light vehicle sales grow, miss forecast

Bill Cawthon | 5 May 2015

April US light vehicle sales rose 4.6% to about 1.45m cars and light trucks. That was a bit shy of analysts’ estimates but still healthy.


JLR's Discovery Sport gets in-house diesel engine

Graeme Roberts | 27 Apr 2015

Jaguar Land Rover's new two-litre, four-cylinder, Ingenium diesel engine, built in a new, 450,000 unit capacity factory in Wolverhampton, is to become available in the Discovery Sport line which recently replaced the Freelander.


BorgWarner announces JLR engine tech deal

Graeme Roberts | 20 Apr 2015

BorgWarner has announced a deal to supply variable cam timing (VCT) and engine timing systems for Jaguar Land Rover's new Ingenium I4 engine line.

Latest blogs

The crusher, sale, or resale?

Graeme Roberts | 6 Jan 2015

While various parties figure out What To Do with the Hoegh Osaka and its valuable cargo of Jaguar Land Rover, Mini, Rolls-Royce and JCB products, here's how things turned out the last time we covered such an event.


JLR and NA plant: it makes business sense

Dave Leggett | 24 Oct 2014

Making cars where you sell them makes sense on a number of grounds. It can be a way to save on shipping costs, exploit lower manufacturing costs, avoid import tariffs and reduce exchange rate risks.

Company research

Jaguar Car Dealers (UK) - Industry Report

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Plimsoll’s UK Jaguar Car Dealers (UK) analysis is the most definitive and accurate study of the UK Jaguar Car Dealers (UK) sector in 2013. The report is split into two sections and uses both a writte...

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Global electric light vehicles market- forecasts to 2018

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This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global electrified vehicles sector, major OEM developments, top 14 markets, technology trends and market projections. Use this...

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