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Management briefing - Paris motor show preview

23 September 2016

This, the first of two management briefing reports concerning the 2016 Paris Mondial de l’Automobile, offers a sneak preview of the confirmed and likely world debut cars and concept vehicles.


Jaguar and Land Rover – together but different

1 August 2016

Separated at dual retailers, Jaguar and Land Rover both benefit from the manufacturer’s increasing autonomy – and the prospect of autonomous vehicles, says Ray Hutton.


OEM purchasing managers outline supplier wants

16 June 2016

Vehicle manufacturer purchasing managers have described the challenges facing the UK supply chain and frustrations they face in dealing with suppliers.


JLR's Brazilian expansion - Analysis

14 June 2016

As Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover’s factory in Brazil officially opens, Ian Henry takes a closer look at the company’s latest manufacturing set-up and its evolving international manufacturing strategy.

Latest interviews


INTERVIEW: Ford CEO Alan Mulally

28 May 2014

Alan Mulally's tenure as Ford's CEO has seen the company evolve in line with his vision of 'One Ford'. He also successfully guided Ford through recession and has generally been lauded by investors. He passes the reins over to Mark Fields in July. Dave Leggett caught up with him on the London leg of his Ford circuit farewell tour of Europe.


Q&A with Jonathan Lee Recruitment

11 February 2014

The British Prime Minister, David Cameron, has promised a referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union by 2017 (after the next general election). The Confederation of British Industry has argued that staying in the EU is overwhelmingly favourable for business; a view shared by the PM. Despite this, the issue has divided business leaders and spelled uncertainty for investors in UK-based global industries at a time when economic recovery and growth is crucial. In this interview, Matthew Beecham spoke with Jon Blaze, Head of Recruitment Operations at Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading specialist engineering recruitment consultancy. He gave an insight as to the impact that this change could have on the automotive jobs market.


TOKYO INTERVIEW: JLR marketing chief, Phil Popham

22 November 2013

It’s been a busy few days for Jaguar Land Rover with three motor shows in three different countries on two continents. It stretches resources to the limit, but newly appointed global marketing director Phil Popham told just-auto that events and new model launches are now becoming part of everyday business.


INTERVIEW: Land Rover's head of programmes

30 September 2013

As director of programmes for Land Rover, Murray Dietsch looks after up to 16 current or future vehicle development projects at any one time. He talked recently with Glenn Brooks.

Latest news


Paris show world debuts list - Ferrari GTC4Lusso T

22 September 2016

Ferrari will reveal an additional version of the four-wheel drive, four-seat GTC4Lusso at the Paris motor show. The GTC4Lusso T retains the four-wheel steering system of the existing V12-engined car but is powered by a 449kW/610CV 3,855cc turbocharged V8 and has rear-wheel drive.


JLR North America plans Mahwah HQ move

20 September 2016

Jaguar Land Rover, North America, the Mahwah-based arm of Tata Motors' UK-based JLR, has received Mahwah Township Planning Board approval to begin customising and expanding an office complex on Route 17 North in the town to be the site of its new North American headquarters. Construction on an existing facility will begin this year with design by Gensler Architecture/Design. The move to the new office from the current headquarters in Mahwah is slated for early 2018.


just-auto Plus only Land Rover involves children designing Discovery

16 September 2016

In order to create the world’s most capable family SUV you must first understand the needs of the world’s most capable families. That’s why Land Rover’s designers and engineers take their work home with them. Throughout the...


just-auto Plus only JLR breaks ground for new plant in Slovakia

15 September 2016

Jaguar Land Rover has started construction of its new manufacturing facility in Slovakia. The ground breaking ceremony was attended by prime minister Robert Fico and Andy Garth, UK ambassador to Slovakia. Jaguar Land Rover continues to lead the automotive...


JLR starts making petrol Ingenium engines

13 September 2016

Tata Motors' luxury vehicle unit Jaguar Land Rover is expand its in-house-developed powertrain family with a four cylinder Ingenium petrol engine now in production at its GBP1bn Engine Manufacturing Centre in Wolverhampton.


just-auto Plus only Tata Motors August 2016 global sales up 16%

12 September 2016

The Tata Motors Group global wholesales in August 2016, including Jaguar Land Rover, were at 86,288 units, higher by 16%, over August 2015. Cumulative wholesales for the fiscal were 4,32,192 units, higher by 13%, over 2015-16. Global wholesales of all Tata...


Evoque convertible helps JLR to record August

7 September 2016

Tata Motors' luxury vehicle unit Jaguar Land Rover said the newly-launched Evoque convertible helped propel it to its strongest August to date, with retail sales of 36,926 vehicles, up 26% compared to August 2015.


UK injects GBP35m into automotive zone

1 September 2016

Britain's Business, Investment and Industrial Strategy department is to plough GBP35m (US$46.3m) into an automotive zone in the UK Midlands, as well as new transport links to Jaguar Land Rover's burgeoning operations at its nearby global HQ and engineering centre.


just-auto Plus only Tata Motors Q1 2016 global sales up 8%

30 August 2016

Consolidated financial results for the quarter ended 30 June 2016 - as per Ind AS For the quarter ended 30 June 2016, Tata Motors reported consolidated revenues of INR67.056bn (US$9.993bn) as against INR61.51bn for the corresponding quarter last year. This...


just-auto Plus only Jaguar Land Rover Q1 2016 global sales up 16%

30 August 2016

Jaguar Land Rover Automotive, the UK’s largest car manufacturer, on 26 August 2016, reported solid first quarter results with global retail sales increasing by 16% to 132,700 vehicles for the three-month period to 30 June 2016. Sales were up across...


just-auto Plus only JLR with Rockar to launch digital retail website

23 August 2016

Jaguar Land Rover, in partnership with Rockar, will launch a new digital retail website and accompanying store in the Westfield Stratford shopping complex, as it becomes the first premium automotive brand to offer fully-online purchasing. Developed with...


just-auto Plus only JLR presents Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic

12 August 2016

For 2017, Range Rover, the world’s most successful luxury SUV with over a million sales worldwide receives a suite of advanced semi-autonomous driving technologies and the introduction of the new Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic. Epitomising Range...


just-auto Plus only Tata Motors global sales up 20% in July 2016

9 August 2016

The Tata Motors Group global wholesales in July 2016, including Jaguar Land Rover, were at 88,159 unit, higher by 20%, over July 2015. Cumulative wholesales for the fiscal were 3,49,413 units, higher by 14%, over 2015-2016. Global wholesales of all Tata...


just-auto Plus only Jaguar Land Rover July 2016 global sales up 34%

8 August 2016

Jaguar Land Rover, the UK's leading manufacturer of premium luxury vehicles, on 5 August, 2016 reported its best ever July retail sales of 44,486 vehicles, up 34% compared to July 2015. The month’s record performance has been driven by strong sales...


JLR growing its own ADAS and mobility apps

5 August 2016

JLR's Tech Incubator is expanding with a new technical centre and the recruitment of a further 30 engineers.


just-auto Plus only JLR North America begins Takata related recalls

5 August 2016

In accordance with the requirements of the national traffic and motor vehicle safety act, Jaguar Land Rover North America, on 4 August 2016, announced it has begun notifying owners of certain 2009-2011 Jaguar XF and 2007-2011 Land Rover Range Rover vehicles of...


just-auto Plus only Jaguar Land Rover US July 2016 sales up 51%

4 August 2016

Jaguar Land Rover, on 3 August 2016, reported July 2016 US sales: Jaguar sales were 3,398 units, a 174% increase from 1,242 units in July 2015; Land Rover sales reached 6,075 units, up 21% from record sales of 5,011 units in July 2015; Jaguar Land Rover July...


just-auto Plus only Jaguar Land Rover Canada July 2016 sales up 48%

4 August 2016

Jaguar Land Rover Canada, on 3 August, 2016, reported July 2016 sales totalled 995 units, for a 48% year-over-year increase and the best combined July ever. “The Jaguar and Land Rover brands continue to produce strong results in 2016,” said Sam...


JLR to start real world connected/autonomous tests

13 July 2016

Tata Motors' luxury car unit Jaguar Land Rover plans to create a fleet of more than 100 research vehicles over the next four years to develop and test a wide range of connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technologies. The first of these research cars will be driven on a new 41 mile test route on motorways and urban roads around Coventry and Solihull later this year.


JLR announces all-terrain self-driving research

12 July 2016

Jaguar Land Rover has announced a range of innovative research technologies that would allow a future autonomous car to drive itself over any surface or terrain.


Jaguar Land Rover most exposed by Brexit – Fitch

7 July 2016

The Fitch ratings agency says that Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is the automotive group most at risk of revenue and earnings pressure due to the so-called Brexit referendum result for the UK to leave the EU.


JLR SVO opens new Coventry tech centre

7 July 2016

Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) has officially opened its new technical centre in the UK.


"No trade barriers" says FKG amid Brexit fallout

27 June 2016

Scandinavian supplier association, FKG says the UK's shock vote last week (23 June) to exit the European Union (EU)  should not trigger tariff impositions as the impact from the decision continues to reverberate around the Continent. 


'Business as usual,' says Tata's Jaguar Land Rover

24 June 2016

Jaguar Land Rover said "today is just business as usual", following the UK referendum on Thursday (23 June) which will see the country leave the EU.


IAC opens Brazil cockpit plant supplying JLR

15 June 2016

Global automotive interior components supplier International Automotive Components (IAC) has opened its first South American plant in Itatiaia, Brazil, supplying cockpits to Jaguar Land Rover's new car assembly factory.


Jaguar Land Rover opens factory in Brazil

14 June 2016

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover has officially opened its factory in Brazil – its first wholly-owned manufacturing plant outside of the UK. The new plant will build Range Rover Evoque and Discovery Sport – the most popular Jaguar Land Rover vehicles in Brazil.


ACEA revises up 2016 growth forecast to 5%

2 June 2016

Europe's Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), has revised its forecast for 2016 car registrations up from its initial January forecast of 2% growth. 


JLR sales surge, but profit down in 2015/16

1 June 2016

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover has reported results for the year to the end of March 31 that show its retails sales up 13% and in excess of 500,000 for first time. However, earnings before tax were down on the previous year’s record on less favourable product and market mix, as well as currency effects.


Jaguar Land Rover books record April sales

10 May 2016

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover has reported record April retail sales.


JLR achieves aluminium recycling milestone

28 April 2016

Just days after its former owner, Ford, announced it recycles as much as 20m pounds of stamping scrap each month using a closed-loop system at its Dearborn Truck Plant, now-Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover said it had reclaimed over 50,000 tonnes of aluminium scrap, the equivalent weight of 200,000 XE body shells, back into the production process during 2015/16.

Land Rover news

Management briefing - Paris motor show preview

23 September 2016

This, the first of two management briefing reports concerning the 2016 Paris Mondial de l'Automob...


Paris show world debuts list - Ferrari GTC4Lusso T

22 September 2016

Ferrari will reveal an additional version of the four-wheel drive, four-seat GTC4Lusso at the Par...


JLR North America plans Mahwah HQ move

20 September 2016

Jaguar Land Rover, North America, the Mahwah-based arm of Tata Motors' UK-based JLR, has rece...


just-auto Plus only Land Rover involves children designing Discovery

16 September 2016

In order to create the world’s most capable family SUV you must first understand the needs...


just-auto Plus only JLR breaks ground for new plant in Slovakia

15 September 2016

Jaguar Land Rover has started construction of its new manufacturing facility in Slovakia. The gro...


JLR starts making petrol Ingenium engines

13 September 2016

Tata Motors' luxury vehicle unit Jaguar Land Rover is expand its in-house-developed powertrain fa...



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