BMW teams with Jaguar Land Rover for EV parts

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Jaguar Land Rover and BMW announced on Wednesday that they will form an alliance to build the unique parts, beyond the battery, that make up an electric vehicle.

Jaguar Land Rover accelerates electrification; manufacturing new range of electrified vehicles in UK; electric XJ first

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Jaguar Land Rover plans to manufacture a range of new electrified vehicles at its manufacturing plant in Castle Bromwich, UK. The announcement is the next significant step in delivering on the company’s commitment to offer customers electrified options for all new Jaguar and Land Rover models from 2020. We are co-locating our electric vehicle manufacture, Electronic Drive Units and battery assembly to create a powerhouse of electrification in the Midlands.

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New Range Rover Evoque offers Land Rover’s first 48V MHEV system

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In London, Land Rover unveiled the New Range Rover Evoque luxury compact SUV. The compact footprint is almost identical to its predecessor’s at 4.37m, yet built on Land Rover’s new Premium Transverse Architecture, there is more interior space than before.

BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover to collaborate for next-generation electrification technology based on Gen 5 eDrive system

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The BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover are joining forces to develop next-generation electric drive units in a move that supports the advancement of electrification technologies necessary to transition to an ACES—autonomous driving, connectivity, electrification and services—future. Jaguar Land Rover has demonstrated its capability with this technology through the launch of the Jaguar I-Pace and its plug-in hybrid models.

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Jaguar Land Rover showcases MHEV, PHEV and BEV Concept_e demonstrators; electric Drive Module

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The Concept_e technologies are the output of an advanced powertrain research program for state-of-the-art, next-generation hybrid and battery-electric powertrain technologies which began in 2013. The motor draws electrical energy from a 320-volt lithium ion battery packaged in the boot.

Jaguar Land Rover investigating energy-efficient vehicle heating and cooling; Air Bubbles and Air Blankets

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Rather than continuously heating or cooling a flow of air as it enters the car, Jaguar Land Rover is exploring how a car could heat or cool an “Air Bubble” inside the vehicle once, and then maintain the temperature and quality of this air bubble using innovative new HVAC technologies.

Land Rover unveiling 7 battery-electric Defender research vehicles at Geneva show

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Land Rover will unveil seven new battery-electric Defender research vehicles at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. The battery can be fully charged by a 7kW fast charger in four hours, or a portable 3kW charger in 10 hours. Electric (Battery) Plug-ins

Waymo, Jaguar Land Rover in long-term partnership, beginning with self-driving Jaguar I-PACE EV; up to 20,000 in first two years of production

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Jaguar Land Rover and Waymo announced a long-term strategic partnership under which the two companies will develop premium self-driving electric vehicles for Waymo’s driverless transportation service. Autonomous driving Electric (Battery

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Land Rover unveils the diesel Range Rover Hybrid Long Wheelbase in Beijing; first diesel hybrids in China

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Land Rover introduced the Range Rover Hybrid Long Wheelbase at the Beijing motor show. Together with the Range Rover Sport Hybrid ( earlier post ), it will be the first diesel hybrid from any manufacturer to be offered in China. Range Rover Hybrid Long Wheelbase.

World's sexiest car, Jaguar E-Type, reappears as all-electric concept

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Electric cars are now accepted as future volume models for most automakers, but Jaguar Land Rover has taken a very different approach to showcase its future electric powertrains. collecting plug-in cars Jaguar Land Rover Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) E-Type Jaguar E-Type

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Land Rover launching diesel hybrids: Range Rover Hybrid and Range Rover Sport Hybrid

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Hybrid Range Rover. Land Rover is launching its first hybrid models—Range Rover Hybrid and Range Rover Sport Hybrid. The two all-aluminum diesel-electric hybrids are based on Land Rover’s Premium Lightweight Architecture and share an identical powertrain.

2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric crossover debuts in production trim; estimated 240-mile range

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Total sales by Jaguar Land Rover are a fraction of those by its rivals Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz. Geneva Motor Show Geneva Auto Show plug-in cars Jaguar Land Rover Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Arguably, that has required the British luxury maker to be more agile and more creative to compete. While Audi has discussed its plans for an all-electric crossover utility version for more than two years now, Jaguar's electric-car plans only broke.

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Land Rover Range_e 4WD diesel plug-in hybrid previews future production powertrains

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Land Rover presented its Range_e development model at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this week. kW/h lithium-ion battery that can be recharged from an external 240V power source, Range_e can be driven on electric power alone for more than 20 miles.

Jaguar I-Pace electric car to join Waymo's self-driving car fleet

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British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover and Waymo said Tuesday the carmaker would sell Google's autonomous-car technology arm up to 20,000 of its new all-electric Jaguar I-Pace SUV to be used in self-driving service by 2020. New York Auto Show Autonomous cars Google plug-in cars Jaguar Land Rover Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) youtube self-driving cars Waymo

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Jaguar Land Rover to lead $25M Evoque_e collaborative research project to develop new modular HEV, PHEV and BEV technology

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Jaguar Land Rover will lead a £16.3-million (US$25 million) “Evoque_e” collaborative research project to develop new modular hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric vehicle (BEV) technology. Jaguar Land Rover will contribute £4 million (US$6.3 The modular technologies include single and multi-speed axle drives; modular battery packs;and integrated power electronics; multi-machine, advanced control development; and torque vectoring.

Johnson Controls to supply AGM batteries to Chery Jaguar Land Rover in China; introducing 48V micro hybrid system

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Johnson Controls will provide its Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) advanced lead-acid battery technology to power the Chery Jaguar Land Rover Start-Stop and other vehicles made in China to serve the China market. The battery restarts the engine when the driver’s foot releases the brake pedal or engages the clutch. Tight-fitting components exert uniform, high-pressure on the plates in the battery and reduces the effects of vibration. Micro Hybrid battery.

Jaguar Land Rover demonstrating XJ_e PHEV at Low Carbon Vehicle Event

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Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is demonstrating the ultra-low carbon XJ_e plug-in hybrid engineering research vehicle ( earlier post ) at the 2012 CENEX Low Carbon Vehicle Event in the UK. kWh Lithium Ion battery pack, which can be fully charged by an external 240V domestic supply in around four hours.

Which (non-Tesla) maker will sell most electric luxury cars by 2020? Poll results

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Future Cars plug-in cars Jaguar Land Rover Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) PollsYes, yes, yes, we know: our readers and Twitter followers are largely very strong supporters of, and believers in, Tesla and its electric cars. Our challenge for last week's Twitter poll was that we get very, very few characters to post questions and a choice of four responses. So in asking which of four makers would sell most electric luxury cars.

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Land Rover Greens Up Savannah Safaris With All-Electric Defender

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Enter european battery firm Axeon and the South African arm of U.K.Going on safari to one of the many game parks found in Africa is a once in a lifetime experience for most. But trundling around in a gas-guzzling SUV to shoot some memorable holiday snaps of everything from lions and tigers to gazelles and rhinoceros is hardly very green is it?

2020 Jaguar XJ luxury sedan to be reborn as all-electric Tesla Model S competitor

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Almost since the two legendary British brands were brought together in 1998, Jaguar has played second fiddle to its sibling Land Rover. The maker of traditional, sporty British sedans was left in search of a mission as increasingly upscale Land Rovers and even pricier Range Rovers proliferated, essentially saving the company. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2019 Jaguar I-Pace real world review: 3 days with the sexy electric crossover

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Instead, it arrived from that trio’s smaller, scrappier British rival, Jaguar Land Rover. Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV To the world’s surprise, the first all-electric luxury utility vehicle to follow the Tesla Model X into production did not come from the German makes of Audi, BMW, or Mercedes-Benz. The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace will arrive in dealerships for.

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Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV has already accumulated 25,000 orders: CEO

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The British brand sold fewer than 150,000 cars globally last year, one-third of the number of Land Rover and Range Rover SUVs from its alsister brands within Jaguar Land Rover. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) I-PaceIn the rarified but still high-volume world of global luxury auto brands, Jaguar is still a tiny player.

UK Faraday Battery Challenge awards £23M to support development of electrified car batteries

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The UK government announced £23 million (US$29 million) in third-round funding from the Faraday Battery Challenge to projects to support the development of the latest electrified vehicle technology. The £23-million investment is part of the total £274 million (US$349 million) that will be awarded to consortia across the UK through the Faraday Battery Challenge, part of the government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF). —Faraday Battery Challenge Director Tony Harper.

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WMG researchers convert used EV batteries into small off-grid ESS units

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Researchers at WMG, University of Warwick, have repurposed end-of-life electric vehicle batteries as small energy storage systems (ESS) for off-grid locations in developing countries or isolated communities. When an electric vehicle’s battery reaches the end of its useful life it is by no means massively depleted. It is generally accepted that an EV battery has reached end of life when its capacity drops to 80% of a fresh battery. Batteries Electric (Battery

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Demand for battery electric vehicles in Europe doubles in July; growth driven by Tesla and Renault

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As usual, the rankings were dominated by Toyota and Lexus, but there were notable results from Mercedes, which came third, and Land Rover, whose new Evoque model became the 5 th best-selling HEV during the month. Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids Plug-ins Sales

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Johnson Controls’ Lithium-ion batteries power Hybrid Range Rover

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Johnson Controls is supplying the Lithium-ion battery pack for the Hybrid Range Rover ( earlier post ), announced in 2013. Production of the cells and complete battery systems is underway at Johnson Controls’ manufacturing facility in Holland, Michigan.

Connected Energy leads research collaboration to extend value-chain of second-life EV batteries

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Connected Energy , a UK provider of site-integrated energy storage solutions, is heading a £1.3-million (US$1.7-million) research collaboration with Jaguar Land Rover, WMG at University of Warwick and Videre Global to establish key components of a second-life battery value chain. E-STOR currently uses second-life Renault electric vehicle (EV) batteries. From 2020 all new Jaguar Land Rover vehicles will have the option of electrification.

Williams: Formula E battery power to increase to 170 kW for season two; 70 kWh pack for Evoque-E

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Williams Advanced Engineering, the sole supplier of the battery packs for the FIA Formula E Championship, confirmed that the maximum power output of the batteries for the racers will increase to 170kW during each race in season two of the Championship.

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2019 Jaguar I-Pace to debut before Geneva; cold-weather testing video released

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Jaguar Land Rover was a relatively late arrival to the luxury electric-car game, revealing its plans in the form of a concept car only at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show. Geneva Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Jaguar I-PaceBut it's now planning the launch of what will likely be the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric crossover just four weeks hence. What is likely to be sold as the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace will.

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Li-ion battery maker CATL opens its first North American sales and service facility

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Ltd ( CATL ), a leading global supplier and manufacturer of lithium-ion battery products for electric vehicles (EVs) and energy storage facilities, is renewing its commitment to the US market by opening its first North American sales and service facility. CATL currently supplies the North American market with core battery technologies for EVs and energy storage solutions. Batteries Electric (Battery Contemporary Amperex Technology Co.

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Formula E races to add Jaguar I-Pace electric-car race series

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Jaguar Land Rover, however, was able to get its own share of press by announcing that its upcoming electric car would go racing. Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Formula E ChampionshipMedia days at this week's Frankfurt motor show seemed to be all about electric cars and concepts, from mass-market brands like Volkswagen to luxury makers like Mercedes.

New sensor tech for commercial Lithium-ion batteries could support >5x faster charging without compromising safety

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Researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick (UK) have developed a method to assess the maximum current for commercial 18650 Li-ion batteries, using novel instrumentation methods enabling in operando measurements. Batteries Sensors

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Jaguar returns to motorsport with team entry in Formula E; Williams Advanced Engineering technical partner

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The company said that FIA Formula E—the first global single-seater championship for electric-powered cars—offers a unique opportunity for Jaguar Land Rover to further the development of future EV powertrain including motor and battery technology.

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Nissan announces UK production for future generation EV batteries

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Nissan will produce a future generation of EV batteries at its manufacturing base in Sunderland, UK. Nissan’s UK battery plant is one of three Nissan battery production sites globally, also providing battery modules for Nissan’s all-electric van, the e-NV200, which is manufactured in the company’s plant in Barcelona, Spain. Also receiving funding were consortia led by Morgan Motor Company; The London Taxi Company; AGM Batteries Ltd.;

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Continental providing next-generation power electronics for Jaguar’s I-PACE

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To handle these large currents and the resulting extreme load changes, Continental developed a next-generation power electronics system for Jaguar Land Rover that is specifically adapted to the requirements of sporty, performance-oriented powertrains.

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2020 Range Rover available with 48V mild hybrid in-line 6

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The 2020 Range Rover is now available in the UK with a 3.0-liter in-line six-cylinder Ingenium gasoline engine in a Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle (MHEV) powertrain designed to bring enhanced efficiency to the range with fuel economy of 9.3l/100km (25.3

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Jaguar Classic to offer electric E-types

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The news follows the iconic EV sports car’s successful debut in concept form at Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest in September 2017. The concept is powered by a 40 kWh battery, which can be recharged in six to seven hours, depending on power source. Conversions Electric (Battery

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Electrified car registrations pass 100K units in Europe for 1st time in March; total reg down 3.6%; Model 3 top EV

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The biggest drops were posted by Mercedes, Renault, Peugeot, Ford and Land Rover. Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids Plug-ins SalesThe European car market registered its seventh consecutive month of decline in March 2019, according to figures from JATO Dynamics.

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BNEF: Global plug-in vehicle sales surge 63% year-on-year in Q3; China accounted for more than half of total

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Sales of battery-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids exceeded 287,000 units in the quarter, 63% higher than the same quarter a year ago and up 23% from Q2 2017, BNEF said. China Electric (Battery) Plug-ins Policy Sales

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Tata Motors reveals lithium-ion battery supplier

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Tata Motors, India’s largest automaker, shot to fame in the UK and elsewhere thanks to the introduction of the Tata Nano; followed by its takeover of Jaguar-Land Rover. Now however, it is ready to take its hybrid electric systems to a new level through a partnership with battery supplier A123Systems. A123 will provide scalable battery [.]. Green cars Latest news Lithium-ion batteries Tata A123Systems green cars Tata Motors

UK APC awards US$77M to seven low-carbon transportation R&D projects

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The UK Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) has awarded £62 million (US$77 million) from its sixth round of funding to projects led by BMW Motorsport, New Holland Agriculture, Jaguar Land Rover, Williams Advanced Engineering, Penso Consulting, Ford Motor Company and Westfield Sportscars, to develop innovative low carbon transportation technology in the UK. Batteries Hybrids Materials Vehicle Systems

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Jaguar unveils first all-electric production vehicle I-PACE

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The I-PACE has a 90kWh Lithium-ion battery and offers sports car performance of 0-100 km/h in 4.8 Together with the structural battery pack, it has a torsional rigidity of 36 kN·m/degree—the highest of any Jaguar. Electric (Battery

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Novelis breaks ground on automotive aluminum facility in Changzhou, China; $180M investment to double capacity in 2020

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In recognition of its quality products and outstanding customer service, Novelis received the distinction of “Excellent Supplier” by FAW-Volkswagen in 2014 and 2015, and was awarded the “Strategy Cooperation” award in 2016 and 2017 by Chery Jaguar Land Rover. China Electric (Battery) Manufacturing Materials Weight reduction

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