Jaguar Land Rover’s maiden overseas manufacturing facility was today inaugurated in China. Range Rover Evoque is the first car to be built under the Chinese-British automotive joint venture, with Chery Automobile.
Keen to expand their reach across the worldâ€™s second largest car market, Jaguar Land Rover owned by Indiaâ€™s Tata Motors is seeking to set up new plant in the US. The British car makers are said to be in talks with several southern states which also includes South Carolina for the upcoming plant.
After registering decline in sales for years together, due to non-competitive products, Tata Motors has finally decided to take assistance of their British company, JLR where design and development of new cars and engines is concerned.
Scale models of 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport have been revealed signalling what is to come as the model is set to replace the ageing Freelander in Land Rover range. Showcased in its concept format at New York Motor Show in April 2014, 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport will make its public debut at Paris Motor Show in Oct 2014.
Tata Motors is set to begin development of two new SUVs with support from Jaguar and Land Rover (JLR). These products could fall in premium SUV segment, in price range of Rs. 16-25 lakhs.
Tata Motors and Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will work jointly on some upcoming models, but badge engineering will not be seen between the brands, revealed Mr. Darren Bowler, Managing Director, Fusion Automotive (Tata’s distributor in Australia).
Tata Motors Group global wholesales in June 2014 are noticeably lower than numbers reported in June 2013. However the decline is wholly attributed to decline in commercial vehicle sales in June 2014. Tata Motors and Jaguar land Rover sales improved for the month reporting sales growth.
What do you want to see in a future car? Well, JLR seems to have a few answers. Jaguar Land Rover have revealed videos of their two new future concepts. These are Virtual Windscreen and Self Learning Car. The idea behind these two new concepts is to enhance driving performance and reduce distractions.