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It turns out the very British 2014 Hybrid Range Rover is powered by American batteries. Johnson Controls is the supplier of lithium-ion batteries for the 2014 Range Rover Hybrid. The American company said production of the cells and complete battery systems is underway at Johnson Controls’ manufacturing facility in Holland, Michigan. Hybrid batteries are a […]

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Jaguar Land Rover’s engineers are concerned with visibility issues around the vehicle. To solve this issue, Jaguar Land Rover has launched a research project to develop technologies that will offer drivers a 360 degrees view out of their vehicle, uninterrupted by the pillars that support the roof. The company explained a screen would be embedded […]

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Jaguar Land Rover is launching a new family of engines, one that will be made in diesel and gasoline versions, as well as eventually linked to a hybrid system. Known as Ingenium, the new family of diesel and gasoline engines designed, engineered and manufactured by Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) are said by the company to […]

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How would you like to drive as if the hood and engine were not hampering visibility? A technology allowing such a feat is being developed to give Land Rover drivers a digital vision of the terrain ahead by making the front of the car “virtually” invisible. Land Rover explained cameras located in the vehicle’s grille […]

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Jaguar Land Rover announced it has completed the installation of the UK’s largest rooftop solar panel array at its new Engine Manufacturing Center. This new manufacturing plant is located at i54 South Staffordshire and the British company said the plant has been designed with sustainability embedded throughout and has recently been awarded BREEAM’s “Excellent” rating […]

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Jaguar Land Rover will be leading an advanced powertrain research and development program with the end goal of developing next-generation hybrid and battery-electric powertrain technologies to be used on the Range Rover Evoque platform. To be known as ‘Evoque_e,’ the program is a two-year £16.3 million ($25.5 million) UK government Technology Strategy Board project. Jaguar […]

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Ever thought of using your vehicle’s exhaust to produce electricity? Engineering firm Ricardo is working on such a project: the PowerDriver. The PowerDriver project is a European Union funded collaborative research initiative involving major UK based end-user organizations Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. and Rolls-Royce PLC together with supply chain  and research and development partners and […]

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The good old go-anywhere, do anything Defender is giving electric propulsion a try. Land Rover will be unveiling seven Defenders converted to run on electric power at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. The seven research vehicles deliver zero emissions while retaining their tough, range-traversing capability. “Investing in innovation has always been the lifeblood of our […]

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