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Semiconductor shortage halts production at JLR plants

Production is to cease temporarily at Jaguar Land Rover’s Castle Bromwich and Halewood plants due to a global shortage of semiconductors. The shortage has been attributed to a significant increase in demand for semiconductors during the pandemic which has seen an increase in sales of consumer technology. The production of electric vehicles is also said […]

JLR maps out bumpy road to net zero

JLR’s CEO has unveiled a new global strategy for the company, with major restructuring and potential job cuts ahead as the brand transitions to electrification. In a lengthy press release and 20-minute virtual presentation, Thierry Bolloré set out the company’s ‘Reimagine’ plan, drawn up since the Frenchman took over the top job in July 2020. […]

Recycled aluminium cuts CO2 emissions at JLR

Everyday items of aluminium waste can be recycled into the premium cars of the future and reduce production CO2 emissions by up to 26 per cent. This is the claim of Jaguar Land Rover whose REALITY aluminium project is using what it describes as an innovative recycling process to make use of aluminium waste from drinks […]

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, […]