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This brand is owned by: Tata Motors

Latest insights


2019 Seoul motor show - world debuts list

29 March 2019

Concepts, prototypes and production models which were world premieres at the biennial 2019 Seoul motor show are discussed below.


2019 Geneva motor show world debuts list

6 March 2019

Concepts, prototypes and production models which were world premieres at the 2019 Geneva motor show are discussed below.


2018 Los Angeles auto show world debuts list

29 November 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 LA Auto Show are named below.


ANALYSIS - Range Rover Sport SDV8

29 November 2018

Porsche has pulled the 4.0-litre engine out of the Cayenne, while Audi, BMW and Mercedes offer a maximum of six-cylinders in their new Q8, X5 and GLE SUVs respectively. Land Rover therefore suddenly finds itself in the fortuitous position of having no direct rivals for its latest Range Rover SDV8.

Latest interviews


Interview with JLR's director of global purchasing and sourcing, chassis systems

21 February 2018

Neil Marsons is Global Purchasing Director, Chassis, Supply Chain Design and Global Sourcing Strategy at Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) where he is accountable for strategy development and execution, as well as supplier performance for all chassis systems and commodities across all JLR vehicles. Simon Warburton talked to him at JLR’s Gaydon site in central England.


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: UK referendum on leaving the EU and the impact on the automotive industry of a restriction of skilled staff movement

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.

Latest news


Jaguar Land Rover names new CFO

21 May 2019

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced that Ken Gregor, chief financial officer (CFO), has decided to step down on 1 June 2019 after 22 years with the business.


Tata's Jaguar Land Rover back in the black for one quarter at least

20 May 2019

In a reversal of fortunes that surely will please owner Tata Motors, Britain's Jaguar Land Rover has booked a pre-tax profit after three consecutive quarters of red ink.


Jaguar Land Rover sales down in April

10 May 2019

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover said retail sales in April 2019 were down 13.3% year on year to 39,185 vehicles.


PSA "open to opportunties" as JLR rumours swirl

9 May 2019

PSA is remaining tight-lipped concerning rumours it might be looking to acquire Jaguar Land Rover, although it noted it was "open to opportunities."


Jaguar Land Rover adds mild hybrid to Range Rover

1 May 2019

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover is now offering its inline six, three-litre 400PS Ingenium petrol engine in the flagship Range Rover with a mild hybrid electric vehicle (MHEV) powertrain.


JLR Irish unit trialling Smart Wallet services

1 May 2019

Drivers will be able to earn cryptocurrency and make payments on the move using new connected car services being tested by Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover.


New Land Rover Defender in final testing

30 April 2019

Tata-owned Land Rover's upcoming new Defender model is undergoing final testing in Kenya ahead of production at JLR's new Slovakian plant later this year.


Entry-level Range Rover Evoque meets RDE2 standard

24 April 2019

The entry-level diesel engine option with the new Range Rover Evoque meets the Real Driving Emissions 2 (RDE2) standard, it has been confirmed.


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP scores three new cars five star rating

11 April 2019

After the three large off-roaders tested in February, Euro NCAP releases the safety ratings of two smaller SUV’s: the new Citroen C5 Aircross and the Range Rover Evoque The C5 Aircross is the latest addition to Citroen‘s Aircross family of...


Jaguar Land Rover launches car rental service in London

11 April 2019

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover has launched a new car rental service in London.


Jaguar Land Rover fiscal year sales fall but some markets bright

8 April 2019

Tata Motors said Jaguar Land Rover retail sales for the India fiscal year ended 31 March 2019 fell 5.8% year on year to 578,915 vehicles.


JLR India to add hybrid and electric vehicles

3 April 2019

Jaguar Land Rover is proposing to launch its electrified products in India. In line with Jaguar Land Rover’s global commitment to introduce electrified options on its entire product portfolio by 2020, Jaguar Land Rover India proposes to offer multiple products, ranging from hybrid vehicles to battery electric vehicles (BEV) over the next few years, starting from 2019.


Jaguar Land Rover develops aluminium recycling initiative

2 April 2019

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) says it is developing the next phase of its aluminium closed loop strategy and aims to recover aluminium from existing JLR vehicles and reform it into a new high-grade aluminium to create new vehicles.


UK car plants close (temporarily) despite Brexit delay

2 April 2019

Brexit may have been delayed but well-laid plans to temporarily close some UK car plants based on the original 29 March EU-exit date went ahead regardless.


Future JLR cars to battle superbugs with HVAC UV

27 March 2019

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover reckons cars could one day help win the battle against superbugs.


JLR wins copyright case over Jiangling's Evoque copy

25 March 2019

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has won a major copyright case in China against a local car maker.


Jaguar Land Rover 'electrifies' Gaydon engineering centre

19 March 2019

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover has installed what it claims is the UK's largest EV smart charging facility with 166 outlets at its Gaydon engineering centre in England.


just-auto Plus only NHTSA and IIHS reports on AEB equipped by automakers

14 March 2019

Ten automakers report equipping more than half of the vehicles they produced between 1 September 2017, and 31 August 2018, with automatic emergency braking (AEB), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for...


Jaguar Land Rover recalling 44,000 cars for CO2 emissions fix

13 March 2019

Jaguar Land Rover is to recall about 44,000 cars built between 2016 and 2019, for excessive carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, according to a consumer group.


JLR sales plummet in China but rise elsewhere

7 March 2019

For the second month in a row, the high-margin Range Rover Sport was Jaguar Land Rover's worldwide best seller. And with the exception of China, both brands delivered strong sales results in February.


JLR supplier opens new Slovakia factory

26 February 2019

Shenda-owned Auria, the global supplier of vehicle acoustical and fibre-based products, has opened its new Vrable, Slovakia factory producing automotive flooring systems and decorative trim parts for Jaguar Land Rover and "other premium OEM customers".


Jaguar Land Rover adds straight 6 to Ingenium engine family

13 February 2019

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is adding a new six-cylinder 3-litre Ingenium petrol engine to debut on the Range Rover Sport. The new engine is designed and engineered in-house, and manufactured at the company's Engine Manufacturing Centre (EMC) in Wolverhampton, UK.


New JLR shock - Range Rover Sport becomes best seller

11 February 2019

Dwindling stocks of the outgoing Evoque, intense competition in the segment where the Discovery Sport competes and an uptick in US deliveries all helped to make the Range Rover Sport Jaguar Land Rover's best performer in January.


Jaguar seeking US$1bn funding elsewhere

11 February 2019

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover has said conditions aren't right for it to borrow from the bond market and that it was seeking alternative funding.


just-auto Plus only Jaguar Land Rover global sales down 10.9% in January 2019

8 February 2019

Jaguar Land Rover retail sales in January 2019 were 43,733 vehicles, down 10.9% compared to January last year. Strong sales of E-Pace, I-Pace and refreshed Range Rover and Range Rover Sport were more than offset by continuing market weakness in China and the...


Tata's JLR books Q3 loss due to China

7 February 2019

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover Automotive has booked a GBP273m loss for the third quarter of its fiscal year. The automaker said the results mainly reflected lower sales in China and higher depreciation and amortisation of investment expenses.


Fitch issues Tata Motors warning over JLR Brexit risks

6 February 2019

Ratings agency Fitch has placed Tata Motors Limited's (TML) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of 'BB' on Rating Watch Negative (RWN) to reflect the "increasing risks of a disorderly Brexit for its fully owned subsidiary Jaguar Land Rover".


Jaguar Land Rover has a record January in the US

4 February 2019

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover has reported record January 2019 US sales.


Jaguar Land Rover adds a week of Brexit non-production

25 January 2019

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover has announced an additional week of production stand down from 8 to 12 April due to potential Brexit disruption.


JLR develops AVs that signal intention to other road users

24 January 2019

Jaguar Land Rover has developed a system that projects the direction of travel onto the road ahead of a self-driving vehicle, so other other road users know what it is going to do next.

Land Rover news

Jaguar Land Rover names new CFO

21 May 2019

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced that Ken Gregor, chief financial officer (CFO), has decided to...


Tata's Jaguar Land Rover back in the black for one quarter at least

20 May 2019

In a reversal of fortunes that surely will please owner Tata Motors, Britain's Jaguar Land Rover...


Jaguar Land Rover sales down in April

10 May 2019

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover said retail sales in April 2019 were down 13.3% year on year to 39...


PSA "open to opportunties" as JLR rumours swirl

9 May 2019

PSA is remaining tight-lipped concerning rumours it might be looking to acquire Jaguar Land Rover...


Jaguar Land Rover adds mild hybrid to Range Rover

1 May 2019

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover is now offering its inline six, three-litre 400PS Ingenium petrol...


JLR Irish unit trialling Smart Wallet services

1 May 2019

Drivers will be able to earn cryptocurrency and make payments on the move using new connected car...



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