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UK government announces funding for future mobility simulation

The government has announced a £12.1 million funding package to support six simulation and modelling projects for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) and future mobility.  Part of the Future of Mobility Grand Challenge, the projects will feature a range of industrial, academic and government partners across six separate consortiums, with work focused on the safety, […]

Jaguar Land Rover warns that “bad” Brexit will hit UK investment plans

The boss of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), the UK’s largest automotive manufacturer, has warned that a bad Brexit deal will jeopardise £80bn of investment in the UK. JLR’s Solihull factory is the UK’s largest car plant Calling on the government to urgently provide certainty for business, the firm’s chief executive Dr Ralf Speth has warned […]

Last week’s poll: Jaguar Land Rover in Slovakia

What is the main message we should take from Jaguar Land Rover’s decision to move production of Land Rover Discovery from Solihull to Slovakia? If 41 per cent of last week’s respondents are right, JLR’s decision to build Discovery models in a new Slovakian factory lays down a warning about what could happen if Brexit […]

Interview: Mark Cund, Jaguar Land Rover’s autonomous vehicle control chief

Mark Cund, the man overseeing design of control systems for autonomous vehicles at Jaguar Land Rover on why he believes self-driving will improve safety The age of the autonomous vehicle is undoubtedly dawning. We can already see that drivers will need to be involved less and less in the minute-to-minute operation of their vehicle, but […]

Jaguar Land Rover to cut 1,000 jobs at Solihull

Jaguar Land Rover, Britain’s biggest carmaker, is set to announce the loss of 1,000 temporary contract workers from its Solihull production facility, blaming sales hit by Brexit and consumer uncertainty over diesel. Sales of the Jaguar brand are reported to be down 26 per cent in 2018, with Land Rover suffering a 20 per cent drop. […]

Jaguar Land Rover sign supply deal for autonomous vehicles with Waymo

JLR and ride-hailing company Waymo announce long-term partnership beginning with supply of 20,000 electric i-Pace vehicles starting in 2018. The vehicles will join a 20,000 strong fleet of autonomous taxis scheduled to start service in 2020 The deal is set to make JLR the visible face of Waymo, with its vehicles carrying the ride hailing […]