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Jaguar Land Rover trialling a crypto 'Smart Wallet'
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29th Apr 2019
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Jaguar Land Rover trialling a crypto 'Smart Wallet'

Jaguar Land Rover has announced a new 'Smart Wallet' allowing drivers to earn money by reporting traffic obstructions is being tested. Using the Smart Wallet, drivers are able to link a cryptocurrency account to their car. When they encounter hazards like potholes, traffic jams or breakdowns, the company says correctly-equipped cars will be able to automatically report them to the relevant local authorities, or third-party 'navigation providers'.
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Scott Collie
2020 Land Rover Defender spied
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26th Mar 2019
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2020 Land Rover Defender spied

Land Rover has been caught testing the upcoming Defender in an unusual spot: the Nurburgring. That's right, one of the world's best-known and loved off-roaders is being put through its paces at the holy grail of sports car development. Hmmm. Unfortunately, Jaguar Land Rover has done a good job camouflaging the hotly-anticipated off-roader.
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Scott Collie
Jaguar Land Rover recalling 44,000 vehicles for excessive emissions in the UK
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15th Mar 2019
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Jaguar Land Rover recalling 44,000 vehicles for excessive emissions in the UK

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has become the latest automaker to be called out over excessive emissions, with the British firm under fire from authorities for select models built between 2014 and 2018. A new report by industry journal, Automotive News Europe, the European Union's Safety Gate Rapex claims JLR vehicles with 2.0-litre engines (both petrol and diesel) may emit "excessive levels of CO2 and may not conform with the certified condition".
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James Wong
Jaguar Land Rover to cut 4500 jobs
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10th Jan 2019
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Jaguar Land Rover to cut 4500 jobs

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has confirmed it will cut 4500 people from its payroll as part of plans to bring the company back to profitability. The British manufacturer says the job losses will be global, but it's understood most of the redundancies will occur in the UK, where the automaker employs around 43,000 people.
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Derek Fung
Jaguar Land Rover to skip Geneva motor show
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6th Dec 2018
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Jaguar Land Rover to skip Geneva motor show

Jaguar Land Rover won't have a presence at the Geneva motor show in March 2019, according to a new report from Europe. Autocar is reporting the British marques are "looking at the effectiveness of each motor show individually" and, rather than paying to attend the 2019 show, will pour the money into its own launch events.
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Scott Collie