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ANALYSIS - Just how good is the Range Rover Velar?

25 January 2018

Some say the new Velar might prove to be too attractive. If mass-admiration becomes major sales volume, what impact will this have on what must surely be Tata Motors' highest margin models, the Range Rover Sport and Range Rover?


The Ingenium petrol Evoque - any good?

14 December 2017

Last time I spent more than 10 minutes with a Range Rover product: it had an inline six cylinder engine. Diesel. Made by BMW. That long ago.


ANALYSIS - Land Rover Discovery and future SVX

12 September 2017

Even though the Discovery hasn't long been on sale, Land Rover is adding more derivatives at either end of what is already a comprehensive line-up.


New four-cylinder SD4 Ingenium - best Range Rover Sport yet?

1 September 2017

Is JLR's Ingenium 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engine up to the task of powering 2.1+ tonnes of Range Rover Sport? Perhaps surprisingly, the answer is not only a definite yes but if the other V6 and V8 options did not exist, this could well be all the RRS that anyone needs.

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 needs differentiation through good design - exec

25 June 2018

As the auto industry reacts to the threat of disruption in the mobility space, a Jaguar Land Rover executive has stressed the need for the company to rise above commoditisation and continue to adapt to changing market needs with vehicle designs that customers can be passionate about.


Chery Jaguar Land Rover expands its Changshu plant

22 June 2018

Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive (CJLR) is about to put its Changshu Plant Phase II into operation. Phase II will add 70,000 units to annual capacity. The Jaguar E-Pace will be the first product of Phase II.


Jaguar Land Rover joins subscription model

15 June 2018

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR)  is the latest premium OEM to dip its toes into the car subscription model.


Jaguar Land Rover to move all Discovery production to Slovakia

11 June 2018

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is to move all production of its Discovery SUV model from its Solihull plant to Slovakia (Nitra) from next year.


just-auto Plus only JLR global sales up 6.1% in May 2018

8 June 2018

Jaguar Land Rover reported total retail sales of 48,281 vehicles in May 2018, up 6.1% year on year. The sales growth was primarily driven by the introduction of new models including the Range Rover Velar, the Jaguar E-Pace and the new Land Rover...


Volume still low but JLR sticks with Brazil assembly plant

4 June 2018

Despite production volumes way short of expectations, Jaguar Land Rover has no plans to close its Brazilian assembly plant, a top executive has said.


Glover replaces Hicks as MD of JLR UK

25 May 2018

As part of what is described as 'a major restructure of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) global Marketing, Sales, Service and Public Relations functions', Rawdon Glover is to be the new JLR UK Managing Director, replacing Jeremy Hicks.


just-auto Plus only JLR global revenue up 6% in FY2017-2018

24 May 2018

Jaguar Land Rover Automotive, the UK’s largest vehicle manufacturer, reported pre-tax profits of GBP1.5bn (US$2.0b) for the financial year to 31 March 2018. Revenues increased 6% to GBP25.8bn with high demand for new models in key markets including China...


just-auto Plus only JLR global sales up 11.9% in April 2018

10 May 2018

Jaguar Land Rover, the UK’s largest automotive manufacturer, reported total retail sales of 45,180 vehicles in April 2018, up 11.9% year-on-year. Sales were primarily driven by the introduction of new models including the Range Rover Velar (winner of the...


Magna creates 300 UK jobs with opening of new aluminium castings plant

9 May 2018

Magna has opened its aluminium casting facility in Telford, England, to supply structural castings to Jaguar Land Rover creating 300 new jobs.


JLR appoints new director of manufacturing

3 May 2018

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has announced that Grant McPherson is to join the Board of Management as Executive Director, Manufacturing. He succeeds Wolfgang Stadler in the role - Stadler is retiring.


American Ford truck gets an English engine

30 April 2018

Ford's new three litre diesel V6 engine for the top selling North American F-150 pickup truck line comes from England, though that is not mentioned in official statements from the automaker.


just-auto Plus only Inrix/AutopleX consortium to enhance AV capabilities

24 April 2018

Inrix, the world leader in connected car services and transportation analytics, and the AutopleX consortium, led by Jaguar Land Rover, announced that the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles has awarded GBP4.7m (US$6.6m) to significantly enhance...


just-auto Plus only Ricardo joins JLR-led AutopleX project to develop AVs that 'see' around corners

23 April 2018

Led by Jaguar Land Rover, AutopleX is a GBP4.7m (US$6.6m) project to develop self-driving cars that can 'see' at blind junctions and through obstacles. AutopleX will combine connected, automated and live-mapping tech so more information is provided...


JLR to cut 1,000 jobs - reports

13 April 2018

Media reports in the UK say that Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover is about to announce major output and job cuts reflecting lower orders on Brexit and diesel uncertainties. A formal announcement is expected on Monday (April 16).


just-auto Plus only JLR global sales up 1.7% in FY 2017-18

10 April 2018

Jaguar Land Rover, the UK’s largest automotive manufacturer, reported retail sales of 614,309 vehicles for the financial year ended 31 March 2018, up 1.7% on the prior year. Jaguar Land Rover: FY 2017/18 - 614,309 units; change YoY 1.7%; YTD 2018 -...


JLR opens its new North American headquarters in New Jersey

28 March 2018

Jaguar Land Rover North America announced the official opening of its new North American headquarters in Mahwah, New Jersey.


JLR launches Range Rover Evoque convertible in India

28 March 2018

Jaguar Land Rover India announced the launch of the Range Rover Evoque convertible at INR6.95m (US$106,946) ex-showroom, India.


just-auto Plus only Jaguar F-Pace SVR to make its global debut at the New York show

27 March 2018

Jaguar Land Rover announced it will show three new vehicles at the New York Motor Show alongside the widest range in the history of the company. Developed and engineered by Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations, the F-Pace SVR is the fastest and most...


just-auto Plus only Dana to supply axles for next-gen JLR vehicles

23 March 2018

Dana Incorporated has announced new contracts to supply front and rear axles for the next generation of iconic Jaguar and Land Rover luxury vehicles. The estimated value for these programs total more than GBP300m (US$422.9m). Dana's latest Spicer...


JLR develops self-driving valet for autonomous cars

22 March 2018

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has developed a 'self-driving valet' which it says means cars can find spaces by themselves and park without any driver input.


just-auto Plus only Jaguar Land Rover appoints new head special operations

16 March 2018

Jaguar Land Rover announced that John Edwards, managing director of Special Operations, has stated his intention to leave the business at the end of June. John Edwards has led the Special Operations business since its launch in 2014 and will leave after...


just-auto Plus only JLR global sales down 2.6% in February 2018

8 March 2018

Jaguar Land Rover achieved its second highest February sales performance with strong sales of the new Range Rover Velar and Land Rover Discovery and the new 18 model year Range Rover and Rover Sport as well as the new Jaguar E-Pace still ramping up, despite...


2018 GENEVA SHOW - World premieres list

7 March 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the Geneva motor show are named below.


Storm related water pipe bursts stop JLR production temporarily

6 March 2018

Main water supply to Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover Solihull factory (and the Cadbury chocolate factory in Bournville) has been restored after burst pipes caused a shortage.


FCA Bank renews JLR relationship

27 February 2018

FCA Bank has announced the 'renewal of its successful relationship with Jaguar Land Rover'.


just-auto Plus only JLR North America recalls Range Rover Evoque

20 February 2018

Summary Jaguar Land Rover North America (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque convertible vehicles equipped with 20-inch wheels. The Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) may be incorrectly set and thus may not illuminate the...


just-auto Plus only Tata Motors global sales rise 20% in January 2018

12 February 2018

The Tata Motors Group global wholesales in January 2018, including Jaguar Land Rover, were at 114,797 units, higher by 20%, over January 2017. Global wholesales of all Tata Motors’ commercial vehicles and Tata Daewoo range in January 2018 were at...


Jaguar Land Rover Q3 revenue rises 4.3% to GBP6.3bn

6 February 2018

Jaguar Land Rover Automotive reported pre-tax profits of GBP192m (US$268m) for the three months to 31 December 2017, as major investment in new models and challenging trading conditions in key markets offset a solid rise in unit sales.


BYD promotes China-UK CEO Council during Theresa May visit

5 February 2018

BYD joined British Prime Minister, Theresa May in Beijing last week (1 February), coinciding with the establishment of the China-UK CEO Council, which takes in the new energy sector among other disciplines.

Land Rover news

Jaguar Land Rover needs differentiation through good design - exec

25 June 2018

As the auto industry reacts to the threat of disruption in the mobility space, a Jaguar Land Rove...


Chery Jaguar Land Rover expands its Changshu plant

22 June 2018

Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive (CJLR) is about to put its Changshu Plant Phase II into operat...


Jaguar Land Rover joins subscription model

15 June 2018

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is the latest premium OEM to dip its toes into the car subscr...


Jaguar Land Rover to move all Discovery production to Slovakia

11 June 2018

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is to move all production of its Discovery SUV model from its...


just-auto Plus only JLR global sales up 6.1% in May 2018

8 June 2018

Jaguar Land Rover reported total retail sales of 48,281 vehicles in May 2018, up 6.1% year on yea...


Volume still low but JLR sticks with Brazil assembly plant

4 June 2018

Despite production volumes way short of expectations, Jaguar Land Rover has no plans to close its...



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