A rare and exclusive 1961 E Type Jaguar missing for decades recently went under the auctioneers hammer. Purchased by an anonymous buyer for a sum of ¬£88,000 to add to his private collection, the car in question had been missing for many years and was lying in a forsaken farm in Le Mans, France.
Jaguar Land Rover, UKs leading manufacturer of premium luxury vehicles, owned by Tata Motors, have announces their sales report for the month of September 2013. During the last month, the company sold a total of 43,181 units globally, an increase of 17% over sales in the same month in 2012.
Bollywood actor Salman Khan is angry at the customer service provided by Land Rover India. The actor has vented his anger over twitter after his Range Rover broke down while he was on his way back home. With over 5 million followers on Twitter and almost 10 million followers on Facebook, this news is a PR nightmare for Jaguar Land Rover India.
British luxury car maker, Jaguar Land Rover is exploring Brazil to set-up a new factory. On the other hand, JLR owners, Tata Motors has revealed their Sep 2013 sales figures.¬†¬†During the past month, the company sold a total of 50,427 units as against 75,773 units in September 2012, which is a 33.44% decline.
Brokerage firm Sanford C. Bernstein has revealed a list of top 10 money losers in the auto world across Europe. This list features 10 cars, which are, Smart ForTwo, Fiat Stilio, Volkswagen Phaeton, Mercedes Benz A Class, Bugatti Veyron, Jaguar X Type, Renault Laguna, Audi A2, and Renault Vel Satis.
British automakers Jaguar Land Rover have confirmed plans to set up a ¬£100 million ($160 million) R&D Center in the UK. They have also revealed future plans as to how they will go about this huge investment. Apart from this, Jaguar F-Type short film called Escapism is released, featuring British model David Gandy.
Jaguar C-X17 Crossover production model will bear a strong resemblance to the Concept showcased at Frankfurt Motor Show. To be based on the company‚Äôs latest aluminum monocoque architecture called iQ[AI], the platform will be seen on next generation of cars which will also include the Jaguar’s 3 Series sedan rival.
Jaguar land Rover reaffirms commitment to the UK with 1,700 new jobs to be created at Solihull to support product range expansion. Jaguar to benefit from ¬£1.5 billion product creation investment, and JLR to extend leadership in aluminium and lightweight technologies with all- new aluminium monocoque architecture.