Jaguar Land Rover CEO Speth says brand's 'heart and the soul' will remain in the UK

Oct. 6, 2015 06:01 CET

Jaguar Land Rover is branching out of the UK with a factory in China and plans to build cars in Brazil and Slovakia. Another big change is Jaguar's addition of its first SUV. JLR CEO Ralf Speth explained to Automotive News Europe how both of the moves will help the automaker.... Read More »

New Americas chief likes where Aston is going

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015

Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer's bold plans for the British sports car maker have turned heads in the industry, including Laura Schwab's. "I think there's a real buzz around the company right now and it's really tangible and they've got some incredibly interesting plans," said Schwab, hired from Jaguar Land Rover last week to be president of the Americas region.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover to stick with diesel rollout in U.S.

4:30 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2015

Jaguar Land Rover North America, which is just introducing its first diesel-powered SUVs in the U.S., won't adjust its diesel strategy in the wake of Volkswagen's emissions scandal, CEO Joe Eberhardt said Wednesday.... Read More »

NHTSA considers expanding Takata airbag recalls

7:21 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015

The U.S. regulator overseeing the replacement of Takata airbags is considering an order that would expand the recalls and has contacted seven manufacturers who could be affected, including Volkswagen AG and Tesla Motors Inc.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover plant would boost Slovak growth next year, minister says

Sept. 22, 2015 12:33 CET

Jaguar Land Rover's plan to build a plant in Slovakia would give a much-needed boost to economic growth in the country next year, the country's finance minister said. JLR selected Slovakia over locations in Europe, the U.S and Mexico for its new factory, but said a final decision will come later this year.... Read More »

F-Pace's record loop

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21, 2015

Jaguar's first crossover, the 2017 F-Pace, maneuvers a giant, 360-degree loop during a media presentation ahead of the Frankfurt auto show last week.... Read More »

Jaguar to reveal pricing earlier on new models

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21, 2015

Jaguar will announce pricing when a new model is first unveiled as the company attempts to boost sales and gain market recognition.The move is part of Jaguar's effort to boost sales by lower prices or more generous content at existing prices.... Read More »

Jaguar aims to use movie to bond with millennial buyers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21, 2015

Jaguar will use James Bond-like cinematic flair to help pitch its aluminum-based XE sedan beginning this fall, and place drivers in the middle of the virtual action.... Read More »

UK's pro-EU carmakers say plants not at risk from Brexit

Sept. 17, 2015 13:02 CET

The UK's foreign-owned carmakers say they would not shut their plants if the country leaves the EU, though future investment could be at risk.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover sales will rise in 2015 despite China drop, CEO says

Sept. 15, 2015 12:40 CET

Jaguar Land Rover says it expects this year's sales to exceed last year's as the UK, Europe and North America help compensate for a sharp decline in China demand.... Read More »

Jaguar, joining key segment, prices F-Pace crossover from $43,385

2:15 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 14, 2015

The F-Pace, Jaguar's first crossover, will be priced from $43,385 when it goes on sale in May as the luxury brand enters a key segment and aims to significantly boost U.S. sales.... Read More »


Jaguar says F-Pace will set benchmark for ride and handling

Sept. 14, 2015 13:29 CET

Jaguar says the new F-Pace crossover is an "all-weather, all-surface Jaguar sports car" that will set a new benchmark for ride and handling compared with rivals. The car will compete against SUVs such as the Porsche Macan, BMW X4 and Audi Q5.... Read More »

Range Rover builds its own fortress

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 14, 2015

Jaguar Land Rover's Special Vehicle Operations developed a long-wheelbase Rangie armored to VR8 specs. That means it can to stop multiple armor-piercing 7.62 mm rounds and offer side protection from explosive devices with the force of 33 pounds of TNT. It also offers protection from, as well as DM51 grenades detonated on the roof or under the SUV.... Read More »

Bill Hayden, Jaguar's first CEO during Ford's ownership, dies at 86

Sept. 11, 2015 10:47 CET

Bill Hayden, the former Ford of Europe manufacturing executive who is credited with modernizing Jaguar, died on Aug. 11. He was 86.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover's China JV reshuffles management

Sept. 11, 2015 10:56 CET

Jaguar Land Rover's China joint venture named manufacturing expert Murray Dietsch as president in a management shuffle that takes place amid a sharp decline in the joint venture's China sales.... Read More »

2015 Eurostar winner Kevin Stride

Sept. 10, 2015 06:01 CET

The executives chosen as 2015 Automotive News Europe Eurostars achieved success by exceeding expectations. Kevin Stride, vehicle line director for the Jaguar XE, is this year's Eurostar winner for Project Leader for Individual Car.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover plans diesels for entire lineup

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 7, 2015

Land Rover's first U.S. diesel vehicles -- the Range Rover Td6 and Range Rover Sport Td6 -- will go on sale in October. And more diesels are on the way for the British SUV brand.... Read More »

Jaguar's first crossover

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 7, 2015

Jaguar's latest teaser picture of its new F-Pace shows that the crossover has stayed faithful to the C-X17 concept previewed at the 2013 Frankfurt auto show.... Read More »

Eberhardt: Jag wants to equal Land Rover sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 7, 2015

Jaguar will cut prices and add a a five-year/60,000 mile service warranty because of lingering consumer doubts about Jaguar's affordability and quality.... Read More »

Jaguar F-Pace teaser picture shows SUV's shape

Sept. 4, 2015 11:34 CET

Jaguar's latest teaser picture of its F-Pace shows that the SUV/crossover has stayed faithful to the 2013 C-X17 concept.... Read More »

Jaguar offers free maintenance, cuts prices in U.S.

10:30 am U.S. ET | Sept. 3, 2015

Jaguar is lowering its prices and rolling out free scheduled maintenance in the United States to remove what customers cite as key reasons consumers reject the British brand: high purchase and maintenance costs.... Read More »

Jaguar touts F-Pace's driving dynamics

Aug. 26, 2015 10:37 CET

Jaguar said its new F-Pace will offer driving dynamics "unlike anything else in the segment" as the UK brand, which is known for its sports cars, takes aim at the Porsche Macan and BMW X4 with its first SUV-styled crossover.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover assesses damage to vehicles caught in blasts at China port

Aug. 21, 2015 13:35 CET

Jaguar Land Rover owner Tata said that 'many' of the 5,800 Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles it had at Tianjin port in China were likely to have been damaged in the recent chemical explosions that killed more than a hundred people.... Read More »

Millennials are developing parents' taste for Jaguars, Cadillacs

6:51 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2015

Millennials are developing a taste for expensive -- and even luxury -- automobiles and taking out cheap leases so they can afford them. Lexus, Jaguar, Cadillac and Acura are among the top 10 brands leased by millennial buyers, along with other pricey cars like Subaru, Mini and Buick, according to Read More »


BLOG: Why Jaguar Land Rover picked 'Detroit East'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2015

Jaguar Land Rover's selection of Nitra, Slovakia, for its next assembly plant dashed hopes in the U.S., Mexico and Poland. Was Slovakia's pick just another low-wage choice? Hardly.... Read More »

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