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2019 Frankfurt IAA motor show world premieres list

11 September 2019

The media preview days of the 2019 Frankfurt IAA brought a few surprises. Volkswagen (a camouflaged and altered I.D. Crozz which will be called ID.4), Hyundai (i30 N Project C), FAW (Hongqi S9 & E115 prototypes) and BMW (i Hydrogen Next, and the Concept 4: yes, the one with THAT grille) were among the OEMs showing unheralded vehicles.


JLR engines boss on new Ingenium straight six

15 July 2019

Land Rover's progress remains uneven. Worldwide, sales fell by 10.1 per cent last month yet in Britain the brand enjoyed a record June even with the local market falling by 4.9 per cent. New models such as the L551 Evoque are beginning to make an impact, while a state of the art straight-six petrol engine is now giving the L494 Range Rover Sport a fresh boost.


2019 Goodwood FoS - world debuts list

8 July 2019

This year's Goodwood Festival of Speed was the twenty-sixth edition of the annual event.


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.

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


JLR further invests in US AV manufacturer Voyage

16 September 2019

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital arm InMotion Ventures has announced its follow-on investment into autonomous vehicle manufacturer Voyage.


JLR starts trials of ‘virtual eyes’ for autonomous vehicles

13 September 2019

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has fitted ‘virtual eyes’ to intelligent pods to understand how humans will trust self-driving vehicles, as research studies suggest that as many as 63% of pedestrians worry about how safe it will be to cross the road in the future.


FRANKFURT - Land Rover shows new Defender

10 September 2019

Land Rover has shown its new Defender model at the Frankfurt Motor Show.


just-auto Plus only Jaguar Land Rover global sales down 6.7% in August 2019

10 September 2019

Jaguar Land Rover retail sales in August 2019 were 34,176 vehicles, down 6.7% compared to August 2018. Jaguar Land Rover: August 2019 - 34,176 units; YoY change - (-)6.7%; April to August 2019 - 200,736 units; YoY change - (-)8% Jaguar: August 2019...


Jaguar Land Rover developing next-gen 3D cockpit displays

21 August 2019

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is developing next-generation head-up display technology that it says could beam real-time safety information in front of the driver, and allow passengers to stream 3D movies direct from their seats as part of a shared, autonomous future.


Jaguar Land Rover plans new global parts centre

20 August 2019

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is planning to create a new parts distribution base in the English Midlands.


Tata group wholesales including JLR down in July

13 August 2019

Tata Motors Group global wholesales in July 2019, including Jaguar Land Rover, were 14% lower year on year at 78,600 units.


JLR Q1 loss "consistent with outlook"

25 July 2019

Jaguar Land Rover said its first fiscal quarter pre-tax loss of GBP395m was "consistent with the outlook provided for the quarter".


JLR joins BASF in ChemCycling project

22 July 2019

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover is trialling an innovative recycling process which converts plastic waste into a new premium grade material that could feature on future vehicles.


UK gov gives JLR GBP500m loan guarantee for EVs

16 July 2019

UK prime minister Theresa May has signed off a GBP500m loan guarantee to help Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover build electric cars in Britain.


JLR uses AI tech to monitor and reduce driver stress

11 July 2019

Jaguar Land Rover says it is researching new artificial intelligence (AI) technology to understand our state of mind while driving – and adjust cabin settings to improve driver wellbeing.


Tata's JLR June sales down despite bright UK

10 July 2019

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover retail sales fell 9.6% year on year in June 2019 to 47,060 vehicles.


JLR OEM SIM data card deal expands in Europe

9 July 2019

A deal that puts SIM cards into Jaguar Land Rover models so owners can use mobile data services has been launched in six new European countries in the second phase of the project.


Jaguar Land Rover confirms e-XJ for UK plant

5 July 2019

Tata Motors owner Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has confirmed plans to manufacture a range of new electrified vehicles at its manufacturing plant in Castle Bromwich, UK.


New Gestamp Slovakia plant supplies Jaguar Land Rover

27 June 2019

Gestamp has opened a new aluminium plant in Nitra, Slovakia.


Jaguar Land Rover sales down (again) in May

11 June 2019

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover retail sales in May 2019 fell 12.2% year on year to 42,370 vehicles worldwide.


Jaguar Land Rover and BMW to collaborate on next gen EV tech

5 June 2019

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and BMW Group have announced they are joining forces to develop next generation Electric Drive Units (EDUs) in a move they say will support the advancement of electrification technologies in automotive.


Jaguar Land Rover develops 'sensory steering wheel'

29 May 2019

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) says it is researching rapid heating and cooling of the steering wheel for use with turn-by-turn navigation and to help reduce driver distraction. The thermal feedback on the steering wheel could be used to assist the driver.


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.

Land Rover news

JLR further invests in US AV manufacturer Voyage

16 September 2019

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover's venture capital arm InMotion Ventures has announced its follow-on...


JLR starts trials of ‘virtual eyes’ for autonomous vehicles

13 September 2019

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has fitted 'virtual eyes' to intelligent pods to understand ho...


2019 Frankfurt IAA motor show world premieres list

11 September 2019

The media preview days of the 2019 Frankfurt IAA brought a few surprises. Volkswagen (a camouflag...


FRANKFURT - Land Rover shows new Defender

10 September 2019

Land Rover has shown its new Defender model at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The Slovakia-made (th...


just-auto Plus only Jaguar Land Rover global sales down 6.7% in August 2019

10 September 2019

Jaguar Land Rover retail sales in August 2019 were 34,176 vehicles, down 6.7% compared to August...


Jaguar Land Rover developing next-gen 3D cockpit displays

21 August 2019

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is developing next-generation head-up display technology that...



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