BMW to streamline car equipment levels to pay for r&d

BMW will streamline its manufacturing process, offering fewer variants of engines and equipment, to offset high r&d spending through 2019, the German carmaker's finance chief said.

Jaguar's 592-hp XE will be brand's quickest road car

Jaguar plans to build just 300 units of the 592-hp XE SV Project 8, the brand's most powerful road car to date. The model has been developed as a halo car for the entry-level XE range and as an advert for JLR's Special Vehicle Operations unit.

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