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Jaguar Land Rover hydrogen SUV is coming

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is developing an SUV based on a hydrogen fuel cell platform, according to an announcement from the UK government. The hydrogen SUV program, known as Project ZEUS, is part of a £73.5 million (AU$132.2M) UK government initiative to develop low emission vehicles. Project ZEUS stands for 'zero and low-emissions vehicles in urban society'...

2021 Jaguar I-Pace price and specs

Prices and specifications for the 2021 Jaguar I-Pace range have been unveiled, with the new model year promising updates to the electric SUV's infotainment system, charging capabilities, driver technology and design options. Still available in three equipment grades – the S, SE and HSE – the updates have heralded price hikes across the I-Pace range and each variant has risen by between $4760 and $6060 plus on-road costs...

Struggle street: the cars yet to pass 25 sales so far this year

The new-car market has been competitive and cutthroat for a while, but the first half of 2020 increased the pressure to perform. With production delays due to coronavirus, a raft of exciting new models on the horizon, electric and hybrid cars upping their game and buyers facing financial limitations, every new vehicle on the market had to fight harder than ever to succeed...

Electric cars in Australia: Every model available (and some nearly here)

As Australian sales of electric cars continue to rise and industry bodies urge the Federal Government to make charging infrastructure a national priority, it appears EVs (electric vehicles) have progressed beyond buzzword status to present-day reality...

Jaguar, Land Rover go to five-year warranty for a limited time

As brands work to boost their appeal through the hard months ahead, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Australia has added a five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty to its offering for a limited time. Available on new and demonstrator models sold and delivered between April 1 and June 30 2020, the offer is joined by savings equivalent to the GST on each model and a 'Loyalty Bonus' up to $5000 – depending on the model (see bottom of article)...

Tesla, Ford and GM offer to build ventilators amid shortages

Car companies in the US and UK are offering up their manufacturing plants for the production of ventilators, in a bid to assist with growing shortages imposed by the coronavirus crisis. The movement started when UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on local manufacturers to mobilise in order to increase output of the units, which are an essential for critical coronavirus patients who require breathing assistance...

Jaguar stops production of its electric car as it runs out of batteries

The Jaguar I-Pace electric car has run out of batteries. Jaguar will pause production for one week from next Monday because of a shortage of lithium-ion batteries, The Times newspaper in the UK reported overnight. Although Jaguar is a British brand, the I-Pace electric car is made in a factory in Graz, Austria, while the batteries are supplied by South Korean company LG from its factory in Poland...

Jaguar Land Rover CEO to step down

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed its CEO Ralf Speth will step down from the role when his contract expires in September 2020. He will remain with the company, though, staying on as non-executive vice chairman, and keeping his seat on the board of Tata Sons. The German engineer has been in charge of the British luxury car maker since 2010, taking over not long after Tata bought the automaker from Ford in the middle of 2008...

2021 Jaguar XF spied

Jaguar's updated XF sedan has been snapped during winter testing, as it gets ready to take on the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The large sedan looks set to receive a smattering of small body changes, like tweaked bumpers and trim pieces up front, along with a mildly redesigned grille...

New Jaguar Land Rover shape-shifting seat mimics walking

Jaguar Land Rover’s Body Interiors research division is trialling shape-shifting seats that trick your brain into thinking you’re walking. JLR call it a ‘morphable’ seat where actuators in the foam mimic the rhythm of walking. Each seat can be suited for different drivers, much like memory seats currently found in modern cars...

2021 Jaguar XJ mule spied

An engineering mule for the next-generation Jaguar XJ has been spied during cold weather testing in northern Europe. Given this mule uses panels from the current XF sedan, it doesn't provide us with a look at the final design of the new XJ, but we can tease out a few details about the new range-topping sedan...