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Jaguar Land Rover to invest $18.9 billion in EV production over next five years

JLR announced that its Halewood plant in the UK will become an all-electric production facility. The company will invest $18.9 billion (£15 billion) over the next five years. Additionally, the company shared that its new medium-size SUV architecture EMA (electrified modular architecture) will now be fully electric. Adrian Mardell, JLR’s CEO, said: “Today I am… Read more »

Jaguar Land Rover to use Wolfspeed’s silicon carbide semiconductor tech in its next-gen EVs

Semiconductor manufacturer Wolfspeed will supply silicon carbide semiconductors for Jaguar Land Rover’s next generation of EVs. Wolfspeed’s technology will be used specifically in the vehicles’ inverter, managing the transfer of power from the battery to the electric motors. The new technology is scheduled to be used in Range Rover vehicles starting in 2024, and in… Read more »

Jaguar Land Rover’s new facility to test electrical and radio interference in vehicles

Jaguar Land Rover has opened a new facility in the UK for testing electrical and radio interference in vehicles. The company says: “The Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) laboratory at Gaydon in the UK, will ensure future vehicles meet current and future legislation and quality standards for connectivity and electronics.” The lab has two anechoic chambers, as… Read more »

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 »

Electrogenic launches new EV conversion kits for Land Rover Defender, Jaguar E-Type and Porsche 911

British EV conversion specialist Electrogenic has expanded its range of drop-in EV conversion kits. The new products, which will be offered by Electrogenic’s Powered by Electrogenic arm, address three of the UK’s favorite classic cars: the Land Rover Defender, Jaguar E-Type and Porsche 911. The drop-in kits, which were developed and engineered in-house, will be… Read more »