Jaguar

Jaguar Land Rover is said to be looking for £1 billion in support from the government

First reported by Sky News over the weekend, it is understood that Jaguar Land Rover is looking for a loan from the government as a temporary bail out, to keep it a float. JLR is said to have submitted a request to the government for a loan of over £1 billion. Some reports have speculated the loan could be as high as £2 billion. However, a spokesperson from JLR has said this […]

Jaguar Land Rover is aiming to start production again next month

Back at the end of March, Jaguar Land Rover announced that it would have to close its three factories here in the UK due to the coronavirus and the need for social distancing and less vital companies is less important. Jaguar Land Rover has a number of factories here in the UK, Castle Bromwich, Halewood and Solihull and today the company announced that its hoping to open the Solihull plant […]

Jaguar Land Rover is lending 160 cars to the NHS and the British Red Cross

To help the NHS and also the British Red Cross provide supplies, food and physical help for those unfortunately affected by the ongoing coronavirus – Jaguar Land Rover is temporarily lending one hundred and sixty brand new vehicles for deployment world-wide. JLR has lent fifty-seven vehicles to the British Red Cross so far, which will be used here in the UK for food and medicine to be distributed to those […]

Jaguar Land Rover stops production in the UK for one month

So far this week, a few car companies who have factories here in the UK have stopped production temporarily, due to the ongoing outbreak and issues with coronavirus. This week, Nissan announced that its Sunderland factory would be closed for a while and now Jaguar Land Rover is the latest company to do the same. Jaguar Land Rover has a number of factories in the UK and production will stop […]

Due to battery shortages, Jaguar is halting I-Pace production

On Sunday last week, The Times reported that Jaguar has had to temporarily stop production of the electric I-Pace, due to battery shortages. Jaguar source batteries for the I-Pace from LG Chem, which are manufactured in Poland. Production of the I-Pace ended yesterday in Austria, where Jaguar contracts the production of the E-Pace and the I-Pace to Magna Steyer. The Verge spoke to Jaguar earlier this week who said – “Jaguar Land Rover has […]

NHS to lease 700 Jaguar I-Pace electric cars

The NHS is going to be starting to use electric cars for personal and business use, a new deal between the NHS and Jaguar Land Rover will see 700 new Jaguar I-Pace all electric SUVs to be leased on a three year plan with the Northumbria Healthcare’s NHS Fleet Solutions. The program is being funded by employees with a salary sacrifice. “Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reached a deal with […]

Jaguar Land Rover has acquired Bowler

Bowler, who you may have heard of if you watched the old incarnation of Top Gear at all as a yellow Bowler actually appeared in the first season of the 2002 Top Gear series. Where Richard Hammond said “I am a driving god!” Anyway, back to Bowler who have long been a name in modifying mainly Land Rover Defenders, but they have tinkered with a few Range Rovers too. Bowler have been […]

New software update released for Jaguar I-Pace – adds 12 miles of range

Jagaur’s first all electric vehicle, the I-Pace SUV has a new software update out which adds up to 12 miles of additional range, as well as a few other tweaks such as AWD torque distribution and the regenerative breaking is more efficient at recuperating kinetic energy. But the new update, while all well and good – it cannot be updated over-the-air like all of the Tesla models, instead you will […]

Jaguar unveils brand new F-Type for 2020

Today, Jaguar has unveiled a brand new F-Type which from the front, looks a lot different than the outgoing model. The F-Type has been restyled with a new infotainment system and a much more aggressive look. Introducing the New Jaguar F-TYPE. Watch as the @Hot_Wheels model races from sketchpad to showroom, through the Jaguar Design Studio.#NEWFTYPE pic.twitter.com/0Bkarosan2 — Jaguar UK (@JaguarUK) December 2, 2019 What’s new? The original F-Type was […]

Jaguar and Land Rover will be offering CarPlay in 2019

Jaguar Land Rover is set to be soon offering support for Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto very soon with its new 2019 model range, and then the new models which come afterwards. CarPlay, or iOS in the Car as it was first known as back in 2014 has been slowly rolling out to new cars with new manufacturers and also some older car models being added all the time […]