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Jaguar Land Rover unveils future of urban mobility

COVENTRY, England – Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled a radical concept vehicle, called it Project Vector, and says it’s part of the automaker’s ‘Destination Zero’ of a clean, autonomous, electric, and connected urban mobility future. The two distinctly different, but umbilically joined, automakers say Zero is their name for an ambition to make cities safer… Continue reading Jaguar Land Rover unveils future of urban mobility

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Jaguar Land Rover share their latest wares at Goodwood Festival

LONDON, England – Jaguar and sister automaker Land Rover debuted a series of models at the 2019 ”annual celebration of all things automotive” – the Goodwood Festival of Speed over July 4-7. Continuing the most demanding test regime of any pre-production Land Rover to date, a camouflaged prototype Defender put its on-road dynamic abilities to… Continue reading Jaguar Land Rover share their latest wares at Goodwood Festival

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Time to play: Take the family to Jaguar Land Rover’s giant Jozi test centre

Jaguar Land Rover Experience Johannesburg opens Wide variety of test tracks and driving courses Restaurant, playgrounds, kiddie-cars, track tests PRETORIA, Gauteng – It’s been more than three years in the making but the world’s biggest Jaguar Land Rover Experience facility is now open in the heart of northern Johannesburg. What was once a rustic venue… Continue reading Time to play: Take the family to Jaguar Land Rover’s giant Jozi test centre

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EV v. ICE – A Jaguar cost/kilometre comparison

CAPE TOWN – The shift to electric cars is, those involved in their development, is seeing more and more people weighing the benefits of electric motive power against the formerly most-efficient – diesel. Fans of electric vehicles (EVs) admit that internal-combustion engines still have benefits but insist EVs have an indisputable advantage – cheaper to… Continue reading EV v. ICE – A Jaguar cost/kilometre comparison

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JLR sees the lighter as Jaguars and Landies go composite

LONDON, England –  Jaguar Land Rover is preparing for future electric vehicles with light composite bodies to help deliver greater driving range, more powerful performance, and ”a more dynamic drive”.  What has been named the Tuscana Project will be a four-year programme to make Britain a world leader in low-carbon technology intended to erase a… Continue reading JLR sees the lighter as Jaguars and Landies go composite

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Jaguar F-Pace: Major revisions done ahead of 2021 SA launch

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Just launched is the latest version of Jaguar’s F-Pace SUV with a revised shell, choice of battery drive, conventional four- or six-cylinder propulsion, and the latest in infotainment. The first F-Pace was shown in July 2015 at Germany’s Frankfurt auto show but didn’t reach South Africa until June 2016 The latest… Continue reading Jaguar F-Pace: Major revisions done ahead of 2021 SA launch

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2020 Land Rover: Going too far on going anywhere, perhaps?

Choice of five, six or 5+2 seating Lots of personalisation in the catalogue Three engine options, six specification packs JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The latest Land Rover Discover and Defender have reached South African showrooms on a wave of advertising that describes them as the most capable yet and completing the expected catalogue. They also… Continue reading 2020 Land Rover: Going too far on going anywhere, perhaps?

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Three-cylinder hybrid Land Rover expands electrified line-up

Three-cylinder plug-in expands electrifc line-up Battery-only range up to 70km with fast charge …but it’s still an all terrain-capable off-roader JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Jaguar Land Rover has created another plug-in hybrid system and is debuting them in the UK’s two best-selling vehicles as the brand’s next step in delivering Jaguar Land Rover’s ‘Destination Zero’… Continue reading Three-cylinder hybrid Land Rover expands electrified line-up

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Land Rover tooling-up for battle with COVID-19 invasion

LONDON, England – Jaguar Land Rover, builder of rugged all-road 4×4 vehicles, is to use 3D-printing machines to create tough equipment to battle the Covid-19 onslaught. The reusable face visors will be produced by the automaker’s prototype, but rapid, 3D-printing facility that claims to be one of Europe’s most advanced. Initial production will create about… Continue reading Land Rover tooling-up for battle with COVID-19 invasion

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Jaguar and GridCars launch live EV charge stations map

PRETORIA, South Africa – Drivers of all battery and plug-in hybrid vehicles in South Africa can now plan their journeys to fit in with public battery-charging stations nationwide. A new live map displays the entire network of Jaguar Powerway and GridCars-supported public charging stations and indicates their current status – including whether any are online,… Continue reading Jaguar and GridCars launch live EV charge stations map