Jaguar Land Rover (JLR)

19th March 2019

JLR Claims UK’s Biggest Workplace Smart Charging Facility

Jaguar Land Rover has opened what it says is the biggest workplace EV smart charging facility in the UK. The automaker has installed 166 smart chargers supplied by Shell-owned...


7th February 2019

Ford Trials AV Lighting Communication System

Ford has tested a lighting system it hopes will allow autonomous vehicles to communicate with other road users. The automaker collaborated with Chemnitz University of Technology (CUT) on testing...


6th February 2019

Aston Martin Lagonda EV SUV to Break Cover

Aston Martin is following Jaguar Land Rover’s lead in revealing an all-terrain fully electric SUV at next month’s Geneva Motor Show. Under its relaunched luxury brand Lagonda, the carmaker...


1st February 2019

Geely Nabs JLR Design Guru For UK EV Plans

Flying in the face of the UK’s Brexit woes, EV focused Chinese manufacturer Geely is beefing up its design studio in the country with the signing of a former...


30th January 2019

VW’s Diesel Sales Rose 10% in 2018

Volkswagen has announced sales of its diesel passenger vehicles increased by 10% in Germany last year. According to a statement from the automaker, 43% of Volkswagen Passenger Cars’ incoming...


24th January 2019

JLR’s AVs Could Use Projections To Warn Road Users of Intentions

Jaguar Land Rover has developed an autonomous vehicle (AV) lighting system that will warn other road users where the car is headed. Not unlike the system unveiled by Hyundai...


10th January 2019

JLR Confirms Job Cuts After Diesel Slump

Jaguar Land Rover has finally confirmed that the slump in demand for diesel motors will cost the jobs of 4,500 people, mostly from its UK operation. Following reports of...


24th December 2018

AV Cyber-Security Standards Announced in UK

The UK’s standards and compliance authority has published new standards for cyber-security in autonomous vehicles. The British Standards Institute (BSI) received funding from the Department for Transport (DfT) to...


17th December 2018

Consumers Shunning Diesel Cars Blamed for More JLR Job Cuts

A further 5,000 jobs could be cut at UK carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) with much of the blame put on the slump in diesel engine sales. While industry...

11th December 2018

EU Gears Up For Billion Dollar Climate Fine For VW

Most carmakers are still sailing a course into swingeing punitive fines by the European Union for missing their CO₂ emissions targets with Volkswagen topping the list. That’s the assessment...


29th November 2018

UK Government Launches £25M LCV Grant

The UK government has announced it is investing £25M in development of low-carbon vehicle technologies. At an event hosted by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), Business...


27th November 2018

Jaguar Land Rover, Vodafone, Huawei Demonstrate C-V2X

Jaguar Land Rover, Vodafone, and Huawei have demonstrated a cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) system and are claiming it can “significantly improve road safety standards”. They say the system they demonstrated...