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Jaguar Land Rover India inaugurates 3S dealership facility in India

Jaguar Land Rover India inaugurates 3S dealership facility in India

New Delhi [India], Jan. 21 : Jaguar Land Rover India on Friday announced the opening of a world-class facility in the city of Noida, Uttar Pradesh, thereby expanding its network in Delhi NCR.

The state-of-the-art 3S facility (Sales, Service and Spare parts) was inaugurated by Rohit Suri, President and Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd (JLRIL) and Amit Garg, Director, Shiva Group marking the launch of a second retailer in Delhi NCR.

This dealership facility is designed and equipped to provide the highest quality of sales and after-sales services. The facility boasts of a display space for 18 cars enabling Jaguar Land Rover to showcase almost its entire range.

Jaguar Land Rover researches on NASA tech to monitor brain waves of Drivers

Jaguar Land Rover researches on NASA tech to monitor brain waves of Drivers

According to UK car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover, it is working on to find how the steering wheel and the car seat could be used to detect fickle levels of driver concentration in addition to their heart rate and breathing.

According to the company, sensors in the steering wheel could be employed for measuring a driver's brainwaves. It is known that human brains have a tendency to generate four or more distinct brainwaves at different frequencies. An on-board computer can assess if a driver is focused, sleepy, daydreaming, or distracted by detecting which type of brainwave is dominant.

New Jaguar XE sedan to make global debut in September

Jaguar XE sedanNew Delhi: Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land rover will hold the global premiere of the new Jaguar XE luxury sedan in London on September 8 with which it is looking to bring new levels of aluminium-intensive lightweight construction expertise to the segment.

The Jaguar XE will use a new grade of high strength aluminium called 'RC 5754', which has been developed specifically for the XE, the company said in a statement.

"This new alloy features a high level of recycled material and makes a significant contribution to Jaguar's goal of using 75 percent recycled material by 2020," it said.

JLR announces 200 mn pounds investment at Halewood plant

tata-jaguar-landroverLondon: Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover has announced an investment of 200 million pounds at its Halewood plant in the UK to support introduction of its upcoming SUV Discovery Sport.

The Halewood plant, which is already home to the company's fastest selling model of all time - the Range Rover Evoque, has benefited from a 200-million pounds investment to support the introduction of the first member of the all-new Land Rover Discovery family, the company said in a statement.

The latest investment takes the total amount invested in Halewood over the last four years to almost 500 million pounds, it added.

Jaguar sales jump 19.4%, Land Rover’s slip 1.1%

Jaguar sales jump 19.4%, Land Rover’s slip 1.1%While Tata Motors' Jaguar segment enjoyed an impressive seasonally adjusted year-on-year rise of more than 19 per cent in sales in March this year, Land Rover segment saw a considerable decline in its worldwide sales during the same month.

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), the UK-based luxury car arm of Tata Motors, reported that sales of its Jaguar vehicles jumped 19.4 per cent year-over-year in March, while Land Rover sales slipped 1.1 per cent.

JLR to create 1,700 jobs in Solihull

JLR to create 1,700 jobs in SolihullJaguar Land Rover (JLR), a unit of India's Tata Motors, has indicated that it is planning to create 1,700 jobs at its plant in Solihull under an expansion plan that involves an investment of around £1.5 billion.

The investment will be made to develop new designing systems allowing the luxury car makers to make chassis of future models from aluminium. The first such car would be a mid-sized sports saloon car that will be launched in
2015. JLR chief executive Ralf Speth had first announced the plans at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Jaguar Land Rover records 7 per cent rise in sales in June

Jaguar Land Rover records 7 per cent rise in sales in JuneJaguar Land Rover, a unit of India’s Tata Motors, has said that it has recorded a 7 per cent increase in sales during the month of June.

The UK based unit said that it sold a total of 33,739 vehicles during the month. The company also said that the sales of Jaguar cars rose 34 per cent to 6,574compared to the same month of the previous year while Land Rover’s SUVs recorded an increase of 2 per cent in sales during the month to 27,165 vehicles.

JLR sold 116,300 units in fourth quarter

JLR sold 116,300 units in fourth quarterPremium carmaker, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), which is a unit of Tata Motors, has recorded an increase of 18 per cent in sales to 116,300 units during the fourth quarter of the financial year 2012-2013.

The company had sold 95,000 vehicles during the third quarter of the financial year. JLR’s operating margins rose to 16.9 per cent compared to 14 per cent recorded in the previous quarter. The Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBIDTA) of the company stood at £856 million.

JLR launches new version of Range Rover in India

JLR launches new version of Range Rover in IndiaPremium carmaker, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), which is a unit of Tata Motors, has announced the launch of a new version of its new premium sports utility vehicle Range Rover in the growing Indian luxury car market.

JLR said in a statement that, "The highly-acclaimed all-new Range Rover is offering Indian customers increased powertrain choice with the introduction of the new 3.0 TDV6 diesel engine."

JLR gives first priority to its China factory

JLR gives first priority to its China factoryTata Motors' UK-based luxury car brand Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Jaguar Land Rover has announced that it would not expand its overseas production capacity until it completes its China factory.

JLR Chief Executive Ralf Speth said, "Our first priority is China. And then we can do one of the other steps. We have to do it in a certain sequence. Starting a plant is not just about higher volumes."

However, Speth didn't provide details of when the Chinese plant, which is being constructed with local partner Chery Automobile, would commence production.

JLR launches XJ Ultimate Edition variant in India

JLR launches XJ Ultimate Edition variant in IndiaUK's luxury carmaker, which is a unit of India's Tata Motors, has launched the impressive Jaguar XJ Ultimate Edition variant in Indian market.

The Ultimate Edition of the vehicle will be available only in long wheelbase version, the XJ-L in the Indian market. The new version will come with some exterior changes including the new air intake and new exclusive 20-inch Maroa forged alloy wheels that will come with a dual-tone color scheme.

The oval exhaust tips will now come with polished stainless steel and an Ultimate badge.

JLR records 32% increase in sales

JLR records 32% increase in salesJaguar Land Rover, a unit of India's Tata Motors, has said that it has recorded an increase of 32 per cent in sales during the month of January. The UK-based company was able to sell 34,877 units during the month with strong growth recorded in the Asian region. 

The company's sales rose by whopping 74 per cent during January 2013 compared to the same month of the previous year.  The company's sales in Asia-pacific region grew 46 per cent in the month compared to January of 2012.

JLR guides lower margins; stock declines

JLR guides lower margins; stock declinesTata Motors has warned investors that the third-quarter margins of its UK-based subsidiary Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) could squeeze on account of adverse exchange rates.

The manufacturer said that that the luxury car brand could suffer decline in EBITDA margin mainly due to less favorable exchange rates, the effect of a higher mix of Evoque sales along with other factors.

JLR starts manufacturing Jaguar XF saloon in Pune

JLR starts manufacturing Jaguar XF saloon in PunePune, Jan 21: Auto major Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Monday announced the production of its indigenously-built Jaguar XF saloon model at its Pune plant here.

The first models rolling out of the plant will feature its acclaimed 2.2-litre diesel engine being introduced in the Indian market, said JLR India vice-president Rohit Suri.

The production of Jaguar XF will be in addition to the Land Rover Freelander 2 which is being produced in Pune since May 2011, he said.

Land Rover 2012 sales increased nearly 25% year-on-year

Land Rover 2012 sales increased nearly 25% year-on-year With the Land Rover brand selling a record-high number of cars in the UK in 2012, the sales of the brand witnessed a notable 25 percent increase year-on-year; helping Land Rover to grab a significant 27 percent of the market share in its segment.

The overall UK sales of the British SUV brand stood at 54,480 units in 2012; with the Jaguar XF clinching 22 percent market share; and outselling the Mercedes E-Class as well as the Audi A6.

JLR reports 14 rise in global sales in November

JLR reports 14 rise in global sales in NovemberJaguar Land Rover, which is a unit of India's Tata Motors, has announced that it has recorded an increase of 14 per cent in worldwide sales during the month of November. The company's global sales increased to 29,893 units during the month.

The company said that Jaguar sold 4,031 vehicles, which is 5 per cent down mainly because the customers decided to wait for the launch of the 2013 Model Year XF and XJ model ranges. On the other hand, Land Rover sold 25,862 vehicles, recording an impressive increase of 17 per cent compared to the same month in the previous year.

JLR gets approval for joint venture in China

JLR gets approval for joint venture in ChinaJaguar Land Rover, a unit of India's Tata motors, has received an approval from the authorities in China for its proposed joint venture with Chery Automobile Company.

The luxury carmaker is preparing for beginning production in China and it has set the foundation stone for a new manufacturing facility in the country. The two companies have received approval from the Chinese government for the joint venture and will now be able to manufacture Jaguar Land Rover vehicles and new models for a joint brand in China.

Chinese authorities approve JLR-Cherry JV

Chinese authorities approve JLR-Cherry JVChinese authorities have cleared the proposed joint venture (JV) between Tata Group firm Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Chinese automaker Chery Automobile, a spokesperson of JLR announced.

The National Development & Reform Commission (NDRC) approved the venture seven months after the two partners announced the JV. This is reportedly the fastest endorsement given to any JV in China.

The two manufacturers said that they were now awaiting the regulator's final written confirmation.

JLR announce 7.5 per cent salary hike for 21,000 employees

JLR announce 7.5 per cent salary hike for 21,000 employeesJaguar Land Rover, the luxury car maker unit of India's Tata Motors, has announced an increase of 7.5 per cent in the salaries of more than 21,000 workers.

The company said that the hike will be effective from November 1, 2012. There are indications that the ratification of union members with senior authorities on the matter. Experts say that the deal is one of the best between the management and workers in the country and helped the company in boosting sales during the previous few months.

JLR confirms plans for more production in ‘outside UK’ markets

JLR confirms plans for more production in ‘outside UK’ marketsAfter its rapid expansion in its domestic UK market in recent years, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has now confirmed that it will, for the first time, manufacture cars outside the UK; thereby underscoring increased production in export markets.

Confirming its ‘outside UK’ expansion decision, JLR said that it will likely produce cars at a new plant in China; especially after strong demands from China and US markets paved the way for its UK growth, which led to the addition of as many as 8,000 new jobs.




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