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Jaguar Land Rover developing system that lets cars ‘see’ around corners

Thanks to modern communications and sensor technology, it will soon be possible for cars to know what's immediately around them even when the line of site is blocked, in a sense making them able to see around corners. This ability is one of the core pillars of most self-driving systems being developed, including that from Jaguar Land Rover. But even if you...

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2019 Jaguar XE and XF get 300 Sport trim

Jaguar on Thursday unveiled a new 300 Sport trim for the XE and XF, though the availability of the trim in the United States remains unknown. Introduced for 2019 and designed for models equipped with the standard 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4, the 300 Sport trim adds a number of sporty touches inside and out. There's no missing the 300 Sport badging front...

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First details on Jaguar J-Pace SUV

Jaguar is forging ahead with plans to expand its lineup and the next addition is likely to be another SUV. Autocar on Monday reported that the British automaker is working on a J-Pace SUV to target the Porsche Cayenne and Maserati Levante in the mid-size luxury SUV segment. The latest SUV, which could boast third-row seats, is said to be coming in 2021...

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Jaguar considers skipping R models in favor of SVR

Jaguar dropped a wonderful bit of news at the 2018 NY auto show. The British automaker decided that stuffing a supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 into the F-Pace makes good sense, and we're inclined to agree. That's how the compact crossover earned the SVR badge. But that also means Jaguar jumped right past an R model to the full-on SVR, and Jaguar might be moving...

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Jaguar I-Pace designer Burgess says I-Pace would’ve never followed tradition

The days of all long-hood, shapely Jaguar sedans and coupes may be numbered. The automaker's 2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric car made its U.S. debut this week at the 2018 New York auto show and its designer Wayne Burgess said that drawing the I-Pace required him to skip what made his Aston Martin DB9 and Jaguar F-Types universally admired. “If I...

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Waymo announces new fleet of self-driving Jaguar I-Pace crossovers

The next wave of self-driving Waymo cars will be electric Jaguar I-Pace crossovers, the automotive supplier said Tuesday. Up to 20,000 electric crossovers will be fitted with the self-driving hardware by 2020, a significant commitment for the relatively small automaker. Later this year, Waymo said it would launch an app for self-driving taxis that can be...

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Jaguar Land Rover SVO ready to tackle EV tuning

The electrified car tuning frontier is just now opening, and Jaguar Land Rover Specialty Vehicle Operations (SVO) is more than eager to take an early first step. It will be a challenge, but SVO engineers are eager to meet roadblocks that lay ahead, John Edwards, head of Jaguar Land Rover's personalization and performance arm, said in a recent interview. He...

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Iron Maiden’s Nicko McBrain orders up a Greatest Hits Jaguar XJ

Nicko McBrain has been the tempo provider for Iron Maiden starting back in 1982. Little did he realize that two years later, Jaguar would build a car for him that he wouldn't take ownership of until 2018. Along the way, both Nicko and Jaguar have had a number of hits but now the pair have teamed up to create a car that's been dubbed the Greatest Hits Jag...

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2019 Jaguar I-Pace revealed: Jag’s electric crossover power play

The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric crossover SUV broke cover Tuesday at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, catapulting the small luxury automaker into the EV era with its first a long-range, battery-electric vehicle. The production version follows a long lap of the I-Pace concept, which we first spotted in 2016 at the Los Angeles auto show. According to...

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