Jaguar Land Rover and Canadian technology company BlackBerry will work together to develop a new software architecture for the automaker's next-generation vehicles.
Canadian Jaguar Land Rover dealerships will redesign their buildings, a “necessary evil” JLR Canada President Wolfgang Hoffmann said will provide dealers a better environment to showcase vehicles.
Jaguar touts design, a roomy interior and fast-charging as game-changing features in its I-Pace full-electric crossover, which is built by Magna and arrives in Canada in the second half of 2018.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen took the stage at the Detroit auto show and introduced the world to Jarvis, the company's newest cybersecurity product. It's already being tested in Jaguar Land Rover vehicles.
Canadian supplier Westport Fuel Systems Inc. of Vancouver will supply parts for India's Tata Motors four- and six-cylinder natural gas spark-ignited engine line for the automaker's commercial vehicles.
BlackBerry Ltd. has partnered with Indian design company Tata Elxsi to develop automotive security for connected cars. Tata Elxsi will provide integration and customization services for BlackBerry’s software.
Jaguar Land Rover isn't a high-volume automaker, but its global chief Ralf Speth thinks that's a benefit. He says the company wants profitable, solid, sustainable growth. It's certainly growing in Canada.