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Choose your ride: JLR offering car-swop subscriptions

PRETORIA, South Africa - Jaguar Land Rover, as more people choose flexible monthly payments over once-off bills, is trying to change the way we use vehicles. The secret is a premium car-subscription service. Britain’s biggest automaker has set up Pivotal, a programme intended to allow UK customers to experience either the latest technology of the… Continue reading Choose your ride: JLR offering car-swop subscriptions

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New Jaguar i-Pace: Faster charging, new audio

PRETORIA, South Africa -Jaguar's I-Pace all-electric performance SUV has added an optional ''fast and intuitive'' infotainment system and quicker charging capability to its potential specification. The developments should be available in South Africa towards the end of 2020. Which, the automaker says, will add to the kudos of the model's 2019 World Car of the… Continue reading New Jaguar i-Pace: Faster charging, new audio

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Fancy being a designer? Take a Masterclass with Jaguar

Jaguar videos give insight into design process Four-part masterclass on Jaguar’s creative design process Tutorials part of Jaguar’s #StayHomeStayCreative campaign PRETORIA, South Africa - Jaguar is offering an insight into its design process with a series of ''masterclass'' films produced to encourage creativity and skills development - at home. ''Just as in the design studio,''… Continue reading Fancy being a designer? Take a Masterclass with Jaguar

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JLR brings remote updates to in-car connections

PRETORIA, South Africa - Jaguar Land Rover, as part of on-going transformation in connected services, can now remotely install the facility in earlier units.This, the automakers say, will mean every owner can receive future software updates without visiting a JLR franchise - including the latest Touch Pro and Touch Pro Duo infotainment systems which now… Continue reading JLR brings remote updates to in-car connections

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Jaguar F-Pace flags 2020 sporty ‘Chequered Flag’ edition

PRETORIA, South Africa - Jaguar has added a Chequered Flag special edition to its range of F-Pace SUV vehicles available in South Africa, explaining that the inspiration ''came from our rich racing heritage''. The units have a 'Sport' front bumper and gloss-black grille detailing, door cladding, side vents and roof rails, and the same finish… Continue reading Jaguar F-Pace flags 2020 sporty ‘Chequered Flag’ edition

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Jaguar F-Type: Purity and style sweep into showrooms

PRETORIA, South Africa - Another automotive gem from Jaguar has just landed in South Africa bearing a fine heritage: it's the new Jaguar F-Type and its maker believes it is more dramatic than ever while carrying ''the latest Jaguar design DNA in its purest form''. The proportions and lines are instantly recognisable as Jaguar, right… Continue reading Jaguar F-Type: Purity and style sweep into showrooms

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2020 F-Type: ‘Beauty in purity’ for latest Jaguar sport car

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - The latest Jaguar F-Type two-seat sport car, its maker says, ''looks more beautiful than ever and embodies Jaguar design in its purest form''. But you'll have to wait until 2020 for deliveries. Well, it would, wouldn't it? And has since it was launched as a two-door, soft-top, convertible or a… Continue reading 2020 F-Type: ‘Beauty in purity’ for latest Jaguar sport car

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Gloves-off as JLR fights factory injuries with, well, gloves

PRETORIA, Gauteng - Engineers from Jaguar Land Rover are working on the next generation of protective workplace clothing - in this case a light 3D-printed glove which could help to protect employees from the threat of musculoskeletal damage. The 3D glove is intended to be used by workers on production lines, for example those required… Continue reading Gloves-off as JLR fights factory injuries with, well, gloves

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Simola Hillclimb goes to generic titling – and greater future

THE 2020 Simola Hillclimb will have a new title and is spreading its advertising sponsorship to include five ''top tier'' automakers instead of just one main sponsor. The 11th such event is scheduled for Knysna over May 7-10 next year. This change in strategy, The Corner was told, will see the festival, bring on board… Continue reading Simola Hillclimb goes to generic titling – and greater future

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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