Tata http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53651/more en Drop-Top Evoque Extends Range Rover CUV Lineup http://wardsauto.com/industry/drop-top-evoque-extends-range-rover-cuv-lineup <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Jaguar Land Rover chops the top off an Evoque to create the world’s first luxury CUV convertible. The ’17 model debuts at the Los Angeles auto show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/drop-top-evoque-extends-range-rover-cuv-lineup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/drop-top-evoque-extends-range-rover-cuv-lineup#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Europe North America Industry HMI U.S. Technology Dealer Miscellaneous Land Rover 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Exterior Instrument Panel Product Development Tue, 17 Nov 2015 22:07:00 +0000 1403761 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Range Rover&rsquo;s luxury CUV Evoque convertible debuts at Los Angeles auto show.</strong></p> Jaguar Lowers Prices in Bid to Increase Sales http://wardsauto.com/blog/jaguar-lowers-prices-bid-increase-sales <div class="node-body blog-body">Jaguar sold 15,773 units in the U.S. last year. BMW delivered 395,850. “Clearly, we are not at scale,” says the head of Jaguar’s North American operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/retail-front">Retail Front</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/jaguar-lowers-prices-bid-increase-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/jaguar-lowers-prices-bid-increase-sales#comments Blog Auto Makers Dealers North America Industry Retail U.S. Dealer IdeaXChange Miscellaneous Jaguar Management & Strategy Retail Retail Front Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:47:00 +0000 1361651 at http://wardsauto.com Jaguar Land Rover Pushing Ahead on Diesel Strategy in U.S. http://wardsauto.com/industry/jaguar-land-rover-pushing-ahead-diesel-strategy-us <div class="node-body article-body">Jaguar Land Rover North America CEO Joe Eberhardt says the brand is pressing on with plans to add diesels across its model line. Two new models, the XE and F-Pace, are expected to double overall volume.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/jaguar-land-rover-pushing-ahead-diesel-strategy-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/jaguar-land-rover-pushing-ahead-diesel-strategy-us#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Diesel U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Jaguar Land Rover Sales & Marketing Diesel Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:17:00 +0000 1361801 at http://wardsauto.com <p align="left"><strong>Jaguar&rsquo;s ̛&rsquo;17 XE (<em>shown</em>) and F-Pace CUV are expected to double the brand&rsquo;s volume.</strong></p> Jaguar Looks to Up Sales With Downmarket XE, F-Pace http://wardsauto.com/technology/jaguar-looks-sales-downmarket-xe-f-pace <div class="node-body article-body">The arrival of the XE and F-Pace will benefit Jaguar since it doesn’t offer a small sedan or CUV now. And the two new offerings should lower the average age of Jaguar owners while potentially keeping them in the family longer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/jaguar-looks-sales-downmarket-xe-f-pace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/jaguar-looks-sales-downmarket-xe-f-pace#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Engines U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Jaguar Advertising Engines Product Development Thu, 24 Sep 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1353521 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Jaguar hoping bells, whistles lure new customers to F-Pace.</strong></p> JLR Academy to Sharpen Focus on Employee Training http://wardsauto.com/industry/jlr-academy-sharpen-focus-employee-training <div class="node-body article-body">The academy will offer training for employees, whether they are new recruits or experienced employees seeking to move to the next level. This ranges from engineering skills-enhancement programs to postgraduate qualifications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/jlr-academy-sharpen-focus-employee-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/jlr-academy-sharpen-focus-employee-training#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Industry United Kingdom Miscellaneous Jaguar Land Rover Labor & Human Resources Mon, 14 Sep 2015 10:15:00 +0000 1345061 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Program covers apprenticeships to postgraduate studies.</strong></p> Automakers Bristle at Zimbabwe’s Buy-Local Order http://wardsauto.com/industry/automakers-bristle-zimbabwe-s-buy-local-order <div class="field-byline"> Ceaser Mhukahuru </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The president of the Motor Trade Assn. of Zimbabwe says the capabilities of the country’s assemblers are so limited the directive to government agencies and public institutions to buy at least 80% locally made vehicles may be ignored.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/automakers-bristle-zimbabwe-s-buy-local-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/automakers-bristle-zimbabwe-s-buy-local-order#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Africa / Middle East Africa - Regional Industry Data & Insights Miscellaneous Chery Land Rover Mazda Mitsubishi Capacity Utilization Globalization Local Content Purchashing Trade Vehicle Assembly Thu, 10 Sep 2015 09:11:00 +0000 1338441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Local assembler Quest building Mitsubishi Triton.</strong></p> Jaguar Downshifts U.S. Pricing Strategy, Plans Marketing Push http://wardsauto.com/industry/jaguar-downshifts-us-pricing-strategy-plans-marketing-push <div class="node-body article-body">Next year’s introduction of two all-new compact products, the ’17 XE sedan and F-Pace CUV, and a refresh of the brand’s three existing models will usher the pricing strategy to market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/jaguar-downshifts-us-pricing-strategy-plans-marketing-push" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/jaguar-downshifts-us-pricing-strategy-plans-marketing-push#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing North America Analysis Industry U.S. Data & Insights Miscellaneous Jaguar Advertising Restructuring Sales Results Social Media Thu, 03 Sep 2015 17:50:00 +0000 1342331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>All-new &rsquo;17 Jaguar XE leads brand&rsquo;s go-to-market reboot.</strong></p> Land Rover Researchers Envision Blindspot Removal http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/land-rover-researchers-envision-blindspot-removal <div class="node-body article-body">Feeds from the towing vehicle’s surround-camera system are combined to create live video images that make the trailer appear see-through in the vehicle’s rearview mirror.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/land-rover-researchers-envision-blindspot-removal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/land-rover-researchers-envision-blindspot-removal#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Industry Safety Technology Technology United Kingdom Miscellaneous Land Rover Cameras Future Products Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:07:00 +0000 1341531 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Camera system designed for safer passing while trailering.</strong></p> Indian Automakers Scramble Aboard Utility Bandwagon http://wardsauto.com/industry/indian-automakers-scramble-aboard-utility-bandwagon <div class="node-body article-body">Automakers plan to launch at least 33 new utility vehicles in the next 33 months. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/indian-automakers-scramble-aboard-utility-bandwagon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/indian-automakers-scramble-aboard-utility-bandwagon#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Industry India Miscellaneous Bentley Jeep Land Rover Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Mercedes Tata Sales & Marketing Product Development Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:45:00 +0000 1336941 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Locally built Hyundai Creta based on China-specific ix25.</strong></p> JLR’s New Slovak Plant Could Hit Personnel Snag http://wardsauto.com/industry/jlr-s-new-slovak-plant-could-hit-personnel-snag <div class="node-body article-body">JLR is expected to create up to 4,000 direct jobs at its Slovak plant. But its location within 100 miles of Volkswagen, PSA and Kia facilities has raised concerns the luxury automaker may have trouble finding enough qualified workers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/jlr-s-new-slovak-plant-could-hit-personnel-snag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/jlr-s-new-slovak-plant-could-hit-personnel-snag#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Analysis Industry Materials Poland Technology Slovakia United Kingdom Data & Insights Miscellaneous Audi Bentley Jaguar Kia Land Rover Porsche PSA Volkswagen Politics Aluminum Body Employment Globalization Production Vehicle Assembly Thu, 13 Aug 2015 16:41:00 +0000 1331091 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>JLR Slovakia plant could build next-gen Land Rover Defender.</strong></p>