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Jaguar Land Rover boosts Tata's quarterly profit

Nov. 9, 2017 10:59 CET

Jaguar Land Rover, which helped propel Indian parent Tata Motors to its biggest profit jump in six quarters, will roll out more products next year to boost sales and profit as demand slows in key markets.... Read More »

RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Return of the inline-six: Why the classic engine layout is making a comeback

10:45 am U.S. ET | Oct. 24, 2017

The straight-six engine appears poised to return as V-8s and the V-6s spawned from them fade away.... Read More »

Range Rover Sport kick-starts JLR's electrification push

Oct. 4, 2017 15:20 CET

The Range Rover Sport will be parent Jaguar Land Rover's first plug-in hybrid. The P400e version of the luxury SUV goes on sale immediately, kick-starting JLR's electrification push.... Read More »

Ford plant in Wales to lose JLR engine business earlier than expected

Sept. 28, 2017 12:19 CET

Jaguar Land Rover will end a contract to source engines from Ford's plant in Wales earlier than expected in 2020.... Read More »

RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: The diesel class of 2018 is small but efficient

11:30 am U.S. ET | Sept. 26, 2017

In the EPA's 2018 preliminary fuel economy guide, the listing of the model year's light-duty diesel-powered vehicles, is a pretty barren place.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover said to scout for luxury brand, tech company deals

Sept. 25, 2017 14:53 CET

Jaguar Land Rover is scouting to buy rival luxury brands to diversify the range of vehicles it sells, and tech companies to help it boost its move into EVs and autonomous driving systems, Bloomberg reported.... Read More »

Jaguar's F-Type replacement is a go, and it will be electrified

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2017

In the era of SUVS, Jaguar isn't giving up on sports cars.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Daimler spending $1B to make EVs in Ala.

3:30 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 21, 2017

Daimler spending $1B to make EVs, batteries in Ala.; Greenpeace activists try to halt VW diesel delivery; Tata's 'long-term view' on Jag; Tesla chip dip?; Donuts with Akio Toyoda.... Read More »

Tata seeks to protect Jaguar Land Rover from potential takeover bids, report says

Sept. 19, 2017 09:34 CET

Tata Sons is buying as much as 20 billion rupees ($312 million) of Tata Motors shares, as India's biggest conglomerate seeks to protect Jaguar Land Rover from potential takeovers, Bloomberg reported.... Read More »

COMMENTARY

Ratan Tata moves to secure his JLR prize

Sept. 19, 2017 11:24 CET

Ratan Tata's move to consolidate power at Tata Sons and secure ownership of Jaguar Land Rover looks like one of those boring shareholder resolutions that would go unremarked upon in an ordinary, closely held firm. But Tata Sons isn't a regular company.... Read More »

Jaguar to launch Formula E support series in 2018

Sept. 13, 2017 15:07 CET

Jaguar will launch an all-electric support series of races to accompany the Formula E championship late next year. Up to 20 cars will take part in 10 races that will be held on the same circuits and weekends as Formula E in cities around the world including Hong Kong, New York and Paris.... Read More »

RICHARD JOHNSON

BLOG: What's really juicing the latest 'armada' of EVs?

5:49 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 12, 2017

What exactly did happen around mid-2016 that got automakers around the world recharged and back on the EV bandwagon?... Read More »

RICHARD JOHNSON

BLOG: What's really juicing the latest 'armada' of EVs?

5:49 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 12, 2017

What exactly did happen around mid-2016 that got automakers around the world recharged and back on the EV bandwagon?... Read More »

States sue Trump administration over delayed fuel-economy fines

10:54 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2017

New York, California and three other states sued the US government for delaying the rollout of higher "gas-guzzler" penalties for automakers building new vehicles not meeting fuel-economy standards.... Read More »

JLR to offer electrified versions of all new vehicles starting in '20

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2017

Jaguar Land Rover said all of its new vehicles will be available with electric, plug-in hybrid or mild hybrid technology starting in 2020.... Read More »

NICK GIBBS

BLOG: Why Jaguar won't show the I-Pace at Frankfurt

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2017

Jaguar's I-Pace crossover will not make an appearance as a production model at next week's Frankfurt auto show. This looks like a missed opportunity after JLR announced an electric makeover for all its vehicles from 2020. The automaker apparently fears that huge interest in the EV might detract from other models in its lineup.... Read More »

Brexit deterring suppliers, Jaguar Land Rover warns

Sept. 8, 2017 10:07 CET

Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth said the automaker is starting to feel the first effects of Brexit, with international suppliers less willing to commit to the country.... Read More »

NICK GIBBS

BLOG: Future drivers may own just a steering wheel, Jaguar foresees

9:35 am U.S. ET | Sept. 7, 2017

Jaguar thinks future drivers may not own a car, but only a steering wheel that they attach to different self-driving vehicles from a car-sharing pool. The voice-activated, connected - and detachable - Sayer steering wheel, is the centerpiece of the automaker's Future-Type concept design.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover hopes for smooth trading after Brexit

Sept. 7, 2017 09:50 CET

Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth hopes exporters in the UK will be able to trade in Europe after Brexit without problems because politicians on both sides will want to do the best for their countries.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: August U.S. sales winners, losers

8:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 5, 2017

Aug. U.S. sales winners, losers; VW dealers first in line for fixed diesels; Mercedes revamps S-class coupe, convertible; Jaguar using game to find talent; Musk on World War III.... Read More »

Jaguar's classroom on wheels

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2017

There are the obvious reasons why Jaguar would want to build the fire-breathing Project 8 sport sedan, such as magazine covers and branding power. But there's a less-obvious motivation, too.... Read More »

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE AUTO INDUSTRY

To win JLR's new plant, Slovakia resolved a long list of issues

Aug. 15, 2017 09:22 CET

Landing a new greenfield auto assembly plant project is a rare prize these days in Europe's mature auto manufacturing landscape. That makes Slovakia's recent success all the more notable.... Read More »

Volvo buy lifts Geely; JLR deal less dynamic for Tata

Aug. 14, 2017 10:37 CET

Tata and Zhejiang Geely both bought luxury brands from a struggling Ford during the global recession. Since Geely's purchase in 2010, it has seen the share price of its listed unit increase sixfold. India's Tata has merely doubled its share price.... Read More »

Jaguar lineup will keep growing

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 14, 2017

The F-Pace crossover is selling about the same number of units each month as all of the brand's cars combined. The winning streak should continue into 2018 when two new crossovers arrive... Read More »

Magna Steyr visits familiar territory with Jaguar I-Pace

1:15 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 2, 2017

The most technically complex Jaguar ever made, the battery-powered I-Pace, will be built in Graz, Austria, by Magna Steyr.... Read More »

 
Bentley Bentayga's autonomous tech tops Audi's

Nick Gibbs
9:46 am U.S. ET | Nov. 16 2017

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Driving the Bentley Bentayga shows just how sophisticated self-driving technology has become as its ...
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French tech company NAWA sees ultracapacitor battery breakthrough

Nick Gibbs
5:53 am U.S. ET | Nov. 14 2017

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French tech company NAWA believes it has found a way to boost the power of ultracapacitor batteries ...
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Why Vauxhall is likely to survive despite a steep sales slump

Nick Gibbs
4:56 am U.S. ET | Nov. 13 2017

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PSA's strategy to reduce non-profitable car sales is harming Vauxhall, which saw sales plunge drop 3 ...
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Volvo's subscription plan could be a boon for dealers too

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 12 2017

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Volvo seems to have found a new way to get its vehicles into the hands of customers that is digital, ...
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Without PSA tech, Opel could have been killed by EU CO2 fines

Luca Ciferri
6:08 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10 2017

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The EU's target to reduce CO2 emissions from new-car fleets to a 95 gram per km average by 2020-2021 might have been the kiss of death for Opel/Vauxhall if PSA hadn't stepped. ...
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Europe's automakers score a win with new CO2 targets

Christiaan Hetzner
4:36 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9 2017

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Outwardly Europe's carmakers are complaining about the EU's proposed fleet emission targets through ...
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Car rejection claims 'totally false,' Seat CEO says

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9 2017

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Seat CEO Luca de Meo says claims that a growing number of people are rejecting car ownership are "to ...
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PSA's Opel purchase leaves Citroen odd man out

Peter Sigal
12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 1 2017

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PSA's purchase of Opel means the automaker now has three mass-market European brands. This could be ...
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VW brand's profit margin goal is too easy

Christiaan Hetzner
6:28 am U.S. ET | Oct. 30 2017

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VW brand's turnaround plan is not even a year old and yet next month the brand's CEO, Herbert Diess, ...
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Toyota is not seeking No. 1 status; still cautious on EVs

Luca Ciferri
4:03 am U.S. ET | Oct. 26 2017

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Toyota Executive Vice President Didier Leroy showed a much bolder Toyota at the Tokyo auto show with ...
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Ford, Nissan among winners as Russia sales rise 17%
Ford and Nissan had big jumps in new-car sales in a Russian market where overall volume increased 17 ...
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UK sales slump 12% in Oct. in 7th monthly decline
UK registrations in October fell by 12 percent, marking a seventh consecutive month of decline. Vaux ...
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Spanish sales rise 14% in Oct. despite political tensions over Catalonia
Spain's new-car sales increased 14 percent in October even as tensions over Catalonia's bid to gain ...
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Italy's record month benefits French brands, Toyota but FCA sales decline
French brands were among the winners in an Italian market that had a record month for new-car sales ...
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German market's 4% growth helps Peugeot, Citroen but Opel drops back
PSA's mainstream brands, Peugeot and Citroen, powered ahead in a German market up nearly 4 percent l ...
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French sales jump 14% with Nissan, Toyota among winners
French new-car sales rose 14 percent in October, with Nissan and Toyota among the winners. ...
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Europe sales drop 2% as Brexit concerns hit UK demand
European new-car sales fell 2 percent in September as concerns about Brexit among UK consumers offse ...
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Ford, Kia among winners as Russia sales rose 18% in Sept.
Russia's car market is expected to grow by 11 percent this year after sales rose 18 percent last mon ...
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German sales fall 3% in Sept. on diesel worries
German new-car sales fell 3.3 percent in September as uncertainty over the future of diesel-powered ...
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Germany's 2017 sales to beat expectations, group says
Germany's new-car sales will be stronger than expected this year, helped by incentives for older die ...
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Premium midsize SUVs overtake sedans, wagons in key European segment
Last year for the first time premium SUV models such as the Volvo XC60, Audi Q5 and BMW X3 were more ...
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Renault, Mercedes, Fiat give new life to pickup segment
Renault, Fiat, Mercedes, and soon PSA, are all launching pickup trucks to take on market leader Ford ...
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Automakers add more tech to subcompact cars to boost margins
New models, increased technology and a strong focus on personalization are helping volume automakers ...
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Small SUVs in focus as Citroen, Hyundai, Kia and Seat ready challengers
Europe's small SUV segment is about to get a lot more crowded as automakers including VW, Hyundai, K ...
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EVs are Europe's fastest growing segment
The EV segment was Europe's fastest growing sector in the first half as sales jumped 56 percent. ...
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Mercedes, Mini, help reverse Europe's cabriolet slump
Europe's premium convertible segment is on the rise as new models from Mercedes, Mini and Porsche he ...
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SUVs will continue to dominate in Europe
Surging demand for SUVs and crossovers in Europe shows no signs of slowing. Analysts predict the bod ...
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Peugeot, Ford, Renault lead in high-margin sales to private customers
The Peugeot, Ford and Renault brands were Europe's first-quarter leaders in a key part of the retail business: sales to private customers. ...
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European minicar sales forecast to dip this year, remain steady until 2020
Automakers are increasing technology levels in Europe's minicar segment to maintain consumer interes ...
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Europe's compact minivan sales forecast to see steady decline
Europe's compact minivan segment is forecast to continually decline until 2020 because of rising dem ...
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Kia promotes Russia chief to Europe president
Kia veteran Yong Kew Park, who oversaw the brand's rise to the No. 2 in spot in Russia, has been app ...
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VW Group Canada names new CEO
VW Group said Daniel Weissland will take over its Canada operations. He succeeds Maria Stenstrom, wh ...
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Tesla's head of battery engineering leaves
Tesla's director of battery engineering, Jon Wagner, has left the electric carmaker and is launching a battery and powertrain startup in California. ...
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VW brand appoints new Europe sales chief
VW brand has appointed Manfred Kantner as head of sales in Europe. ...
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Hyundai recruits another BMW engineer for Genesis
Hyundai has recruited BMW engineer Fayez Abdul Rahman to lead architecture development at Genesis an ...
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BMW recruits Audi exec to head brand management
BMW has appointed former Audi manager Sven Schuwirth as head of brand's product management and marke ...
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Ford names new manufacturing boss for Europe; veteran exec Odell to retire
Ford named a new manufacturing boss and a new head of joint ventures and alliances in Europe as part ...
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Kia hires PSA designer to lead China styling team
Kia has hired veteran designer Oleg Son from PSA to be the Korean brand's design chief in China. Ole ...
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Infiniti appoints French exec Meunier as global sales chief
Nissan's Infiniti appointed company veteran Christian Meunier to the newly created role of head of g ...
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Renault touts Alaskan's comfort features
Renault is seeking to capture a share of Europe's small-but-growing pickup segment with the Alaskan, ...
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Mercedes pickup aims to mimic success of brand's SUVs
Daimler hopes the Mercedes X class will be a game-changer for its light commercial vehicles division ...
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Opel Grandland X plugs key gap in SUV lineup
Opel's Grandland X crossover is expected to give the automaker a strong foothold in Europe's popular ...
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Why Kia sees Stonic as groundbreaker
Kia sees the new Stonic as its best opportunity to date to conquer those European customers who rema ...
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'Chic' VW Polo targets younger buyers
VW is repositioning the Polo subcompact to appeal to younger buyers, abandoning an approach in which ...
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Renault moves Koleos upscale for Europe
Renault is counting on high-end features to make its new Koleos SUV more successful in Europe than t ...
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Ford expands Fiesta family
Ford expects buyers of its new Fiesta subcompact to fall into two categories – previous Fiesta ...
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Mazda makes CX-5 an even better drive
Mazda hopes to boost demand for its CX-5, the brand's top-selling model in Europe, with a new genera ...
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Kia Picanto adds tech but stays small
Kia has bucked the trend that cars grow larger with every new generation by increasing the new Pican ...
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Volvo seeks to match XC60's magic
Volvo hopes that by making its new XC60 bigger, safer and more technologically advanced it will be a ...
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Suppliers to the new Aston Martin DB11
Assembly of the all-new Aston Martin DB11 began in May 2016 in at the supercar maker's plant in Gayd ...
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Suppliers to the new Audi Q2
Assembly of the all-new Audi Q2 began in July 2016 at Audi's plant in Ingolstadt, Germany. ...
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Suppliers to the new Peugeot 3008
Assembly of the second-generation Peugeot 3008 began in June 2016 at PSA's factory in Sochaux, Franc ...
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Suppliers to the new Alfa Stelvio
Assembly of the first-generation Alfa Romeo Stelvio began in January at the automaker's factory in C ...
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Suppliers to the new Opel Ampera-e
Assembly of the all-new Opel Ampera-e full-electric car began in October 2016 at parent General Moto ...
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Suppliers to the new BMW 5 series
Assembly of the seventh-generation BMW 5 series began in November 2016 at the automaker's factory in ...
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