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How digital prototyping is cutting development time and costs for new models

Oct. 17, 2015 06:01 CET

The move to “digital prototyping” has helped reduce the development time of a new model to 24 months from 36 months, resulting in lower costs and a fresher product portfolio, industry executives say....
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Range Rover plans limited run of Evoque cabrios

Oct. 9, 2015 06:01 CET

Jaguar Land Rover plans a limited run of the Range Rover Evoque Convertible, which will debut at the Los Angeles auto show next month and go on sale next spring....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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JAY RAMEY

BLOG: Range Rover's armored Sentinel is a grenade-proof British clubroom

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2015

With the debut of the long-wheelbase Range Rover Autobiogaphy, we knew it wouldn't be long before Jaguar Land Rover's Special Vehicle Operations came up with some special examples of the flagship Range Rover....
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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....
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JAY RAMEY

BLOG: Range Rover's armored Sentinel is a grenade-proof British clubroom

11:45 am U.S. ET | Sept. 8, 2015

With the debut of the long-wheelbase Range Rover Autobiogaphy, we knew it wouldn't be long before Jaguar Land Rover's Special Vehicle Operations came up with some souped-up examples of the flagship Rangie....
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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....
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Land Rover to roll out two diesels in October

12:56 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015

Land Rover expects its first U.S. diesel vehicles will account for up to 20 percent of sales for the two SUVs powered by the new-generation engines. The Range Rover Td6 and Range Rover Sport Td6 go on sale in October and will cost about $1,500 more than the gasoline V-6 models....
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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....
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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....
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JESSE SNYDER

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....
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JESSE SNYDER

Why JLR picked 'Detroit East'

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

Jaguar Land Rover's selection last week 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....
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Jaguar Land Rover plans new plant in Slovakia

Aug. 11, 2015 10:39 CET

Jaguar Land Rover has signed a letter of intent to build a new car plant in Nitra, western Slovakia. JLR will carry out a feasibility study for the factory, which is expected to open in 2018 and reach an annual output of up to 300,000 vehicles by 2025....
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Is look-alike a good thing for the Evoque?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2015

That oft-discussed Chinese SUV that resembles the Range Rover Evoque so much went on sale in China last week at about a third of the price of its doppelganger. Jaguar Land Rover fears the cheap lookalike will make it harder for the Evoque to command a premium price in China's softening market. However, at least one analyst thinks the Land Wind X7 may be a good thing for the Evoque....
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Jaguar Land Rover profit hit by China slump

Aug. 7, 2015 14:28 CET

Jaguar Land Rover's net income fell 29 percent to 492 million pounds ($764 million) in its latest quarter as the Chinese market's slowdown hit the UK automaker. JLR's vehicle sales were also hit as the company ramps up China production....
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Tata Motors quarterly profits plunge on lower JLR China demand

6:50 am U.S. ET | Aug. 7, 2015

Tata Motors quarterly profits plunged as demand for Jaguar Land Rover vehicles slumped in China amid a market slowdown....
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Q&A

Jaguar Land Rover bets big on making its fleet connected

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2015

Mike Bell was appointed to the newly created position of global connected car director at Jaguar Land Rover in 2012 when interest in the sector was just starting to develop. Times have changed quickly. Bell, 44, says JLR aims to have all its new vehicles connected by year end....
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Range Rover Evoque lookalike goes on sale in China

Aug. 5, 2015 11:22 CET

An SUV that resembles the Range Rover Evoque will go on sale in China this week at nearly a third of the price. About 5,500 people have put down deposits for the Landwind X7, which starts at $21,700....
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Land Rover will add convertible, bring Defender back

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015

Jaguar Land Rover is investing $5.3 billion in new products this year, including a new Range Rover Evoque convertible....
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