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Reality check: immersive visualisation in design

Immersive visualisation software is enabling designers to experience and make changes to creations in real time There’s a short slope in front of the 8ft- high projection screen housed inside the Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) building. It’s there to warn users of the 3D visualisation suite that they’re about to walk into the display, in […]

Bob Joyce, chief engineer of Jaguar Land Rover

People power: Jaguar Land Rover’s chief engineer explains how the company is helping to motivate future generations of engineers through technology. It may seem difficult to know where to best concentrate your efforts when you’re in charge of overseeing two car companies that are both quintessentially British and under foreign ownership; very different but equally […]

Jaguar Land Rover and Chery agree joint venture in China

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Chery Automobile Company have reached agreement on a proposed joint venture in China.

 The agreement follows extensive talks between JLR and Chery on establishing an equal partnership company. The scope of the proposed joint venture (JV) would include manufacture of JLR- and JV-branded vehicles; establishment of a research and development […]

Jaguar Land Rover creates 1,000 new jobs at Halewood

Jaguar Land Rover has today announced the creation of 1,000 new jobs at its Halewood Operations manufacturing facility near Liverpool. According to a statement, the new positions, which will support work on the Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Freelander 2, will take the workforce at Halewood to almost 4,500. Des Thurlby, Jaguar Land Rover human […]

Jaguar Land Rover seeks its apprenticeship intake for 2012

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is set to launch a search for its largest-ever intake of apprentices to join its 2012 training programme. The apprentice programme, which this year is searching for advanced and higher apprentices, will launch on 6 February and coincides with National Apprenticeship week. Following the appointment of 114 advanced apprentices in 2011, […]

West Midlands component suppliers experience growth

The majority of component suppliers in the West Midlands have enjoyed a major year of growth, it was announced last night at the annual Manufacturing Advisory Service-West Midlands (MAS-WM) Auto Director’s meeting. Good news included investment of £1bn by global car manufacturers, a 31 per cent increase in export orders and early estimates suggesting that […]

The 2011 Automotive Winner – CABLED

The UK’s largest study of its kind has provided a glimpse into how the future could be shaped by electric cars. CABLED: researching how drivers use electric cars Arup, Jaguar Land Rover, Tata, Mitsubishi, Mercedes Benz, E.On, Coventry University, Aston University, Birmingham University, Birmingham City Council, Coventry City Council The road to electric vehicle (EV) […]

Jaguar Land Rover creates 700 jobs in Wolverhampton

More than 700 jobs are to be created following Jaguar Land Rover’s decision to invest £355m in a new engine plant in Wolverhampton. The plant, which is likely to indirectly create UK supply-chain jobs, will build a range of low-emission four-cylinder JLR petrol and diesel engines. The government said it is proving the project up […]

Designing an energy efficient factory

Energy efficiency has been on the agenda for a number of engineering operations for at least a decade now. The message that reducing CO2 emissions means using less energy, and thus utility bills will fall, has come across loud and clear, bolstered by government incentives to assist with the inevitable investment needed to bring in […]