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Brands related to this company: Jaguar, Land Rover

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Tata's future model strategy

18 October 2018

Tata Motors is now seeing the benefits of having made investments in multiple new models. Its home market has contracted in recent months yet Tata sales have expanded for three months straight, including September. This comes at just the right moment for the company, as by contrast, its JLR division is in trouble in many markets.


Jaguar Land Rover hits headwinds - COMMENT

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.


Traverse, the great divide - a tough CASE to crack

6 August 2018

There’s a great deal of consternation in the auto industry presently, but that concern is divided in to two camps. On the one hand, there are those in the here and now anxious about whether total industry volume in the US this year will be 18m or 17.8m. On the other hand, there are those more concerned about the future and whether CASE (connected, autonomous, shared and electrified) or ACES (to put it another way) will fundamentally challenge the industry’s business model that’s been built up over the last 100 years or so. The differences in approach were there for all to see at the CAR Management Briefing Seminars held in Traverse City, Michigan last week.

Latest interviews


Q&A JLR's director of purchasing - 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.


The car Jaguar designer said "I'd never do"

15 July 2015

The Frankfurt motor show will be the launch pad for a very important Jaguar, the F-Pace SUV, vital for the brand in the US and Chinese markets, and a car chief designer Ian Callum "swore I'd never do".


Williams CEO eyes consultancy business expansion

20 May 2015

Mike O'Driscoll, Group CEO of Williams, leads a brand that is well known for its motorsports activity and Formula One participation. However, the firm is now eyeing more consultancy business and looking further afield for opportunities. Ian Adcock caught up with him to hear more.


Q&A with Prodrive

8 October 2014

Power electronics is being brought into sharp focus as OEMs look to improve the efficiency of electric and hybrid cars. Many of the energy losses in such systems occur in power electronic systems (such as DC-DC converters) which convert the high voltages from the batteries to the correct levels for the various systems in the car. Prodrive are exploring the use of silicon carbide based components which can operate at much higher temperatures and efficiencies. To find out more, Matthew Beecham spoke to Pete Tibbles, Prodrive programme manager – power electronics.

Latest news


Tata taking orders for JLR platform based Harrier

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.


Guide Dogs for the Blind help Jaguar with I-Pace

11 October 2018

With no engine sound, the electric Jaguar I-Pace required a new way to warn blind, visually impaired and other vulnerable road users it is approaching at low speed so the automaker designed a unique audible vehicle alert system (AVAS) for its first EV that meets and exceeds all forthcoming global legislation.


Autonomous Range Rover deals with Coventry ring

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 wks

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.


Tenneco supplying suspension tech on Jag E-Pace

26 September 2018

Tenneco says it will supply suspension technology for the Jaguar E-Pace compact SUV.


Adient offering market-tailored seats

21 September 2018

Adient says it is strengthening its position as the global leader in automotive seating by offering commercial vehicle manufacturers market-tailored driver and passenger seats.


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's JLR 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 piles pressure on UK gov over Brexit

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 UK 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...


just-auto Plus only Tata Motors launches Tata Nexon in Sri Lanka

22 August 2018

Tata Motors, along with its distributor, Diesel and Motors Engineering (DIMO) announced the launch of its most stylish compact SUV, Tata Nexon in Sri Lanka. The Tata Nexon is a revolutionary design of “breaking the box” with an aerodynamic...


JLR 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".


Tata Motors ramps up Sanand plant output

9 August 2018

Tata Motors has announced a ramp-up of output at its Sanand car manufacturing plant, taking it to full capacity utilisation at around 150,000 units per annum.


Tata Motors' Sanand plant now at 100% utilisation

7 August 2018

Tata Motors is making new plans for its Sanand plant, now operating at 100% capacity utilisation.


New Tata does well in NCAP crash test

7 August 2018

In the first set of #SaferCarsForIndia results for 2018, Global NCAP has released the result of the crash tests conducted on the recently launched Tata Nexon.


just-auto Plus only Tata Motors launches range of CVs in Malaysia

7 August 2018

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, along with its authorised distributor DRB-Hicom Commercial Vehicles (DHCV), launched the Tata Super Ace and the Ultra range of commercial vehicles in Malaysia. These vehicles have been...


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

30 July 2018

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


JLR 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".


Wabco announces India truck steering deal

13 July 2018

Wabco Holdings has announced its first major steering system deal in India following its September 2017 acquisition of US-based RH Sheppard, a supplier of steering technologies for commercial vehicles.


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 Jaguar launches Go I-Pace app

11 July 2018

Jaguar has launched an intelligent app to help drivers experience life with its all-electric I-Pace before even getting behind the wheel The Go I-Pace app captures journey data to calculate potential cost savings, show how much battery would be used per...

Tata Motors news

Tata's future model strategy

18 October 2018

Tata Motors is now seeing the benefits of having made investments in multiple new models. Its hom...


Tata taking orders for JLR platform based Harrier

15 October 2018

Jaguar Land Rover owner Tata Motors has started taking orders for its new Harrier SUV which is bu...


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...


Guide Dogs for the Blind help Jaguar with I-Pace

11 October 2018

With no engine sound, the electric Jaguar I-Pace required a new way to warn blind, visually impai...


Jaguar Land Rover hits headwinds - COMMENT

10 October 2018

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


Autonomous Range Rover deals with Coventry ring

10 October 2018

A Range Rover Sport has completed the claimed first self-driving lap of one of the UK's most...



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