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JLR software could enable nausea-free reading in driverless cars

Software under development at Jaguar Land Rover could help future autonomous vehicles adapt their driving style to cut down on motion sickness. Thought to affect more than 70 per cent of people, motion sickness is typically caused when the eyes observe information different from that sensed by the inner ear, skin or body – commonly […]

JLR to develop wireless taxi charging system for Oslo

Jaguar Land Rover is working with partners in the Norwegian city of Oslo on the development of what it claims will be the world’s first high-powered wireless charging system for electric taxis. Through the ‘ElectriCity’ initiative the car maker will work with Nordic taxi operator Cabonline; charge point operator Fortum Recharge; US wireless charging specialist […]

JLR announces 500 job losses at Halewood plant

Jaguar Land Rover is cutting 500 jobs at its Halewood plant in Liverpool following an adjustment to shift patterns aimed at delivering ‘significant operating efficiencies’. The company produces Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport vehicles at the Halewood plant, which is switching from a three shift to a “two-plus” shift pattern from April […]

JLR unveils 3D printed protective glove

Engineers at Jaguar Land Rover have produced a 3D printed protective glove that could help protect production staff from workplace injuries. Developed at  JLR’s Gaydon site – home to one of the largest 3D printing facilities in the UK – the glove is based on a  lightweight lattice structure optimised to provide support to reduce […]

JLR trials chemical recycling for I-Pace component

Jaguar Land Rover is working with BASF on a new project to trial upcycled plastic components on the carmaker’s I-Pace vehicle.  The ChemCycling project involves BASF transforming domestic plastic waste into pyrolysis oil using a thermochemical process. The pyrolysis oil then replaces fossil fuels as the feedstock for creating new plastic products. According to BASF, […]

JLR challenge targets next generation of coders

Jaguar Land Rover has been unearthing tomorrow’s software engineer’s by challenging them to write code for self-driving vehicles. The Land Rover 4×4 In Schools Technology Challenge saw teenagers writing around 200 lines of code in just 30 minutes, to successfully navigate a scale model Range Rover Evoque around a 5.7-metre circuit. This year 110 students […]

JLR connected tech helps drivers avoid red lights

Jaguar Land Rover is trialling a new Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2X) technology that prompts drivers with the correct speed to avoid upcoming red lights. According to JLR, the Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory (GLOSA) technology could help improve the flow of traffic as well as reduce emissions that result from harsh braking and acceleration at junctions. The […]

JLR announces two-week Solihull shutdown

Jaguar Land Rover is to shut its Solihull manufacturing plant for two weeks in October in response to weakening demand from the Chinese market. The plant will cease operations on October 22nd, though workers will continue to be paid for the duration of the shutdown. The news follows shortly on the back of a decision […]