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Latest insights


ANALYSIS - Land Rover future models

30 October 2018

September was an uncharacteristically poor month for Land Rover, with deliveries down 19 per cent. That's being blamed on tariff rises in China. Europe and North America are still strong though, and new models should help get Land Rover back into growth mode in all major markets.


UK auto sector (and Tata) watch closely as JLR hits headwinds

10 October 2018

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has been a stunning success story under the ownership of Tata Motors over the past decade.


Interior design and technology – Range Rover Velar

29 August 2018

Designed and engineered at JLR’s development centres in the UK, the Range Rover Velar plugs a gap between the Evoque and Sport. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look inside this mid-size SUV to see what differentiates it from its siblings.


Commercialising innovation - as easy as APC

6 July 2018

To continue to encourage and ‘derisk’ invention and innovation in the UK’s automotive industry the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) was established in 2013 as a result by intervention by the UK government and the industry (the UK’s Automotive Council). The APC has been funded with GBP1bn with half of the fund stemming from the government and half from industry. Its brief is simple, but complex: support the UK industry’s move to low carbon solutions and create an ecosystem that supports R&D, thus ending the dreaded ‘valley of death’.

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 trials GLOSA technology for connected cars

16 November 2018

Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled its Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory (GLOSA) system allowing cars to ‘talk’ to traffic lights and informing the driver the optimum speed as they approach junctions or signals.


JLR global sales dip in October despite strong UK and US

12 November 2018

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover retail sales in October 2018 fell 4.6% year on year to 44,282 units despite, the company said, strong sales of newer models such as the Jaguar I-Pace and E-Pace SUVs and updated Range Rover and Range Rover Sport.


Jaguar opening supplier liaison office in Hungary

6 November 2018

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover plans to create a technical engineering office in Hungary, opening early in 2019.


Jaguar Land Rover swings to quarterly loss

1 November 2018

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has posted a set of quarterly financial results described as 'disappointing'. They included revenues down 11% year-on-year (at GBP5.6bn) in the second quarter of the fiscal year and a loss before tax of GBP90m (versus GBP382m profit before tax in FYQ2 last year).


Future JLR vehicles to detect motion sickness

1 November 2018

Future Jaguar Land Rover vehicles will be able to tell if you're feeling unwell and adjust settings to combat motion sickness, the company says.


just-auto Plus only JLR sales drop 13.2% in Q3 2018

1 November 2018

Jaguar Land Rover Automotive, the UK’s largest vehicle manufacturer, reported financial results for the three-month period ending 30 September 2018. Retail sales declined 13.2% year-on-year to 129,887 vehicles for the quarter. The sales decrease...


JLR opens EUR1.4bn Slovakia plant

25 October 2018

Jaguar Land Rover has formally started its EUR1.4bn (US$1.6bn) manufacturing facility in Nitra, Slovakia, the first time a UK automotive company has opened a factory in the Central European country.


Jaguar Land Rover enhances standard and optional ICE for US market

24 October 2018

Jaguar Land Rover has added both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality as standard to the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace and also as an option on some other 2019 model year vehicles with the InControl Touch Pro and Touch Pro Duo infotainment.


just-auto Plus only Jaguar I-PACE: Innovative Continental Power Electronics for Top-Class Electric Performance

23 October 2018

New system specially designed for high-end sporty performance Power electronics in Jaguar’s new EV can handle currents up to 650 amps Wide application spectrum: designed for use across the entire Jaguar and Land Rover EV line-up; already up and...


Tata taking orders for JLR platform based Harrier SUV

15 October 2018

Jaguar Land Rover owner Tata Motors has started taking orders for its new Harrier SUV which is built on architecture derived from Land Rover's D8 platform on which over 1m SUVs have already been sold worldwide.


Novelis supplies aluminium sheet for Jaguar I-Pace

12 October 2018

Novelis has announced the supply of its premium Novelis Advanz aluminium to the recently launched all-electric Jaguar I-Pace. It says the new addition to the Jaguar Pace family and the car maker's first all-electric vehicle features a strong and stiff lightweight aluminium construction to reduce weight and increase battery range up to 470km while delivering superior driving dynamics and safety.


Autonomous Range Rover deals with notorious Coventry ring road

10 October 2018

A Range Rover Sport has completed the claimed first self-driving lap of one of the UK’s most challenging road layouts - Coventry's notorious post-war ring road.


just-auto Plus only JLR global sales slump 12.3% in September 2018

9 October 2018

Jaguar Land Rover reported total retail sales of 57,114 vehicles in September 2018, down 12.3% year on year despite strong sales for new models including the Range Rover Velar and the Jaguar I-Pace and E-Pace. Jaguar Land Rover: September 2018 - 57,114...


Jaguar Land Rover to shut Solihull plant for 2 weeks

8 October 2018

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover is planning a two-week shutdown at its main Solihull plant later this month due to weaker sales around the world.


Union slams government over JLR Solihull closure

8 October 2018

A triple whammy of Brexit uncertainty, government confusion over diesel and ministers' half-hearted support for electric vehicles is threatening the future of the UK car industry, union Unite warned today after Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced a two week shutdown of its Solihull Land Rover plant.


EC OKs Slovakia EUR125m aid to Jaguar Land Rover

4 October 2018

The European Commission has concluded that Slovakia's EUR125m investment aid to Jaguar Land Rover is in line with EU state aid rules.


Paris - Bad Brexit 'could cost JLR GBP1.2bn'

2 October 2018

The impact of a bad Brexit deal could hit Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) to the tune of GBP1.2bn (US$1.5bn) according to UK managing director Rawdon Glover, speaking to just-auto in Paris.


just-auto Plus only JLR India enhances InControl Package features

19 September 2018

Jaguar Land Rover India has started offering class leading advanced connectivity features called Protect, Remote Premium and Secure Tracker under the InControl Package (inbuilt communication and connectivity related features in the car), on its flagship...


Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover puts UK plant on three day week

17 September 2018

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover has put its Castle Bromwich Jaguar plant in Birmingham on a three-day week, ironically, just ahead of opening its new Land Rover Discovery plant in Slovakia.


JLR puts pressure on UK gov for right EU Brexit deal

12 September 2018

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) CEO Ralph Speth has warned that a UK-EU Brexit trade deal is needed that protects frictionless trade between the UK and the EU or the company will be faced with additional costs that could potentially cost tens of thousands of UK jobs.


just-auto Plus only JLR global sales down 4.9% in August 2018

10 September 2018

Jaguar Land Rover reported total retail sales of 36,629 vehicles in August 2018, down 4.9% year on year. Jaguar Land Rover: August 2018 - 36,629 units; change YoY - (-)4.9%; YTD 2018 - 390,992 units; change YoY - (-)2.6% Jaguar: August 2018 -...


JLR launches research project to study pedestrian trust in AVs

29 August 2018

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover 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.


just-auto Plus only Jaguar Classic to build all-electric E-type

24 August 2018

Following an overwhelmingly positive reaction to the original concept for ‘the most beautiful electric car in the world’, Jaguar Classic has confirmed it will offer all-electric E-types for sale. The news follows the iconic EV sports car’s...


Jaguar Land Rover says July sales reflect 'market uncertainty'

10 August 2018

Jaguar Land Rover said retail sales in July fell 21.6% year on year to 36,144 vehicles "primarily reflecting transitional issues in certain markets".


Jaguar Land Rover books first quarter pre-tax loss

1 August 2018

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover Automotive has reported a a pre-tax loss of GBP264m for the three-month period ending 30 June 2018.


JLR updates Range Rover with new diesel and driver assistance

30 July 2018

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover has updated its premium Range Rover line with a new engine and more driver assistance items.


Jaguar Land Rover does Europe recharger deal with Plugsurfing

23 July 2018

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover announced it had done a deal with Plugsurfing to supply a "premium charging service for its electric vehicles in selected markets in Europe".


Moody's downgrades JLR parent Tata Motors

16 July 2018

Moody's Investors Service has downgraded to Ba2 from Ba1 the corporate family rating (CFR) for Jaguar Land Rover parent company Tata Motors (TML). It also downgraded the company's senior unsecured instrument ratings to Ba2 from Ba1 but said "the rating outlook is stable".


just-auto Plus only JLR India sales surge 66% in H1 2018

12 July 2018

Jaguar Land Rover India has announced a strong 66% increase in sales in the first half of calendar year 2018. With 2,579 units sold during this period, Jaguar Land Rover India reported a robust performance, buoyed by a strong product portfolio, world-class...


just-auto Plus only JLR worldwide sales up 0.9% in June 2018

10 July 2018

Jaguar Land Rover reported total retail sales of 52,049 vehicles in June 2018, up 0.9% year on year, primarily reflecting the introduction of the Range Rover Velar and the Jaguar E-Pace. Jaguar Land Rover: June 2018 - 52,049 units; YoY change - 0.9%;...

Land Rover news

JLR trials GLOSA technology for connected cars

16 November 2018

Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled its Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory (GLOSA) system allowing car...


JLR global sales dip in October despite strong UK and US

12 November 2018

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover retail sales in October 2018 fell 4.6% year on year to 44,282 unit...


Jaguar opening supplier liaison office in Hungary

6 November 2018

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover plans to create a technical engineering office in Hungary, opening...


Jaguar Land Rover swings to quarterly loss

1 November 2018

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has posted a set of quarterly financial results described as '...


Future JLR vehicles to detect motion sickness

1 November 2018

Future Jaguar Land Rover vehicles will be able to tell if you're feeling unwell and adjust settin...


just-auto Plus only JLR sales drop 13.2% in Q3 2018

1 November 2018

Jaguar Land Rover Automotive, the UK’s largest vehicle manufacturer, reported financial res...



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