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Jaguar Land Rover installs 166 charging stations at Gaydon facility

Jaguar Land Rover has installed 166 EV charging stations at its engineering facility in Gaydon, UK, for use by employees. The automaker claims the charging installation is the largest of its kind in the UK, and also plans to install charging stations in the visitor parking lot. The 7 kW AC charging stations were supplied… Read more »

Jaguar Land Rover and AVID partner to develop hybrid powertrains

English auto tech developer AVID and Jaguar Land Rover are working along with four other companies to develop new hybrid powertrains. AVID specializes in components for heavy-duty and high-performance hybrid vehicles, including pumps, motors, fans, traction systems and battery management. The budding company spent £2 million to expand its production and R&D capabilities, and currently… Read more »

Jaguar Land Rover will electrify all its vehicles from 2020

Jaguar Land Rover has become the second legacy automaker (after Volvo) to announce that it will soon add electrification to all its vehicles. “Every new Jaguar Land Rover model line will be electrified from 2020, giving our customers even more choice,” said CEO Dr. Ralf Speth at the company’s inaugural Tech Fest, a public exhibition… Read more »

Jaguar Land Rover developing three electrification concepts

As Audi, Porsche and other luxury brands show their concepts for the electric future in Frankfurt, Jaguar Land Rover has released details of three R&D projects that explore three different levels of electrification. The Concept_e MHEV is a mild-hybrid system featuring an electric motor/generator that regenerates braking energy, stores it in a battery and uses… Read more »

Jaguar Land Rover will eventually produce an EV

Luxury automakers are at the forefront of the electrification trend, and Jaguar Land Rover is no exception – it has unveiled a Range Rover Hybrid, and has an all-electric version of the famous Defender safari-mobile in real-world trials. At this week’s Geneva Auto Salon, Dr Wolfgang Epple, the company’s Director of Research and Technology, told… Read more »

Jaguar Land Rover seeks partner to develop hybrids

Like all the world’s automakers, Jaguar Land Rover is working hard to build cleaner cars. The European Commission’s emissions mandate requires a 20% reduction in fleetwide emissions by 2015. The venerable British brand isn’t exactly famous for fuel-efficient models – the rugged Defender safari mobile and Inspector Morse’s enormous red Mark 2 come to mind…. Read more »

Jaguar announces plan to electrify by 2025

The iconic British car brand Jaguar became the latest automaker to reveal a plan to phase out fossil-fuel engines, announcing its intention to go fully electric by 2025. Jaguar Land Rover, which is owned by Indian conglomerate Tata Motors, hopes the move will help repair the fortunes of the struggling 86-year-old Jaguar brand. JLR said… Read more »

Jaguar I-PACE electric taxis charging wirelessly in Oslo

The city of Oslo, the world’s EV capital, has partnered with Jaguar Land Rover, wireless charging pioneer Momentum Dynamics and charging operator Fortum Recharge to build a wireless, high-powered charging infrastructure for electric taxis. Taxi network Cabonline will operate 25 Jaguar I-PACE EVs equipped with Momentum Dynamics’ wireless charging system. To devise a charging system… Read more »

University of Warwick creates portable energy storage system from used Jaguar batteries

Researchers at the University of Warwick have found a way to repurpose used EV batteries as small energy storage systems (ESS) for off-grid applications in developing countries or isolated communities. Each of the repurposed units has approximately 2 kWh of energy capacity, which researchers say is large enough to power a small shop, a farm… Read more »

UK awards £23 million to Jaguar and other firms for battery tech research

The UK government has awarded £23 million ($29 million USD) to numerous companies for investments in EV battery research, as part of a push to help keep the country at the forefront of EV tech development. The awards are part of the Faraday Battery Challenge, a £274 million government investment bringing together academia and businesses… Read more »