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2020 Jaguar F-Pace facelift spied

The Jaguar F-Pace facelift has been spied undergoing testing in southern Europe. Launched in 2016, the F-Pace is due for a mid-cycle refresh. Although practically all of the prototype is covered in a camouflage wrap, it doesn't look as though Jaguar has altered any of the car's body panels. The crossover will have a revised front bumper with revised air intake and grille designs...

Land Rover is 'obsessed about reliability’

Nick Rogers, head of engineering at Land Rover, says the brand is obsessed with improving its reliability, perceived or otherwise. And while it's not where it wants to be today, the company is "pushing like nothing on earth". Speaking to Australian media at the Frankfurt motor show, Rogers admitted Land Rover is going through rapid internal changes to improve the reliability of its electronics...

2021 Jaguar XJ teased

As we reported in June, the next generation of Jaguar XJ will have an electric powertrain. CEO Dr. Ralf Speth has referred to the next XJ as being “all-electric” and “full-electric”, suggesting there may be no petrol or diesel XJs whatsoever. AutoExpress published a teaser of the next-generation XJ, displayed at Jaguar Land Rover’s press conference this week at the Frankfurt motor show...

Jaguar Land Rover to use BMW front-drive platform for small crossovers - report

  Jaguar Land Rover is reportedly continuing partnership discussions with BMW, which could see the British automaker sourcing engine and platform technology from the German company. According to a report from Autocar, the BMW FAAR/UKL2 architecture underpinning the Mini Countryman, BMW 1 Series hatch, X1 and X2, could be used on a new set of smaller crossover vehicles...

Jaguar Land Rover discussing further partnerships

Tata Motors, the Indian automaker which owns Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), says the British car maker will need to embrace technology partnerships in order to handle a future full of hybrid, electric and autonomous cars...

JLR posts $707.7m quarterly loss

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has reported further pre-tax losses during the previous quarter, totalling £395 million ($707.7m), compared to the £264m ($473m) during the same period last year. According to a report by Automotive News Europe, in collaboration with Reuters and Bloomberg, the falling profits are the result (in part) of an "ongoing slump in car demand at home, as well as plant shutdowns and delays due to Britain's planned exit from the European Union"...

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 topples its own Nurburgring record

Not content with the production four-door lap Nurburgring lap record it set in 2017, Jaguar has returned and beaten its own marker with XE SV Project 8. By lapping the Nurburgring Nordschleife in 7:18.361, the Project 8 slashed 2.9 seconds from its previous best...

Ian Callum creates own design consultancy: 'It's the right time'

You'd be hard pressed to name a car designer with a more distinguished CV than Ian Callum. The Scot has been in charge of styling at both Aston Martin and Jaguar, with a highlight reel that runs from the DB7 through to the I-Pace. When it was announced earlier this year that he was leaving Jaguar, it seemed like an anti-climatic end to a hugely distinguished career...

Jaguar Land Rover granted £500 million loan guarantee by UK government

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has secured a £500 million ($884 million) loan guarantee from the British Government, having last week announced plans to build its next-generation electric vehicles in the UK. The guarantee was made by the UK Export Finance agency, and is designed to give the struggling carmaker a leg-up in the race to develop electric vehicles, according to reporting by The Guardian...

Jaguar confirms electric XJ is coming

The current Jaguar XJ will be the last with an internal-combustion engine, with the company confirming its next sedan flagship will be pure-electric. The XJ badge debuted in 1968, and has been attached to big, four-door sedans powered by everything from inline-sixes to fire-breathing supercharged V8s over that period, with a smattering of V6 and V12 engines thrown in for good measure...

2021 Jaguar F-Type facelift spied

Both the updated Jaguar F-Type coupe and convertible have been spied undergoing testing on the Nurburgring Nordschleife. Even with their bodies covered from head to toe in camouflage, it's clear the revised F-Type will share the platform and most of its body panels with today's model, which debuted in production form back in 2012...