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    Official: Jaguar appoints Joe Eberhardt as North American President
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    Jaguar Land Rover North America has appointed a new president, Joachim Eberhardt. The German exec, 50, had previously done stints at Chrysler Group, DaimlerChrysler UK, Mercedes-Benz USA and Daimler-Benz. Eberhardt joins JLR NA in a good, but challenging time for the company. It's fresh off the ...

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    Report: Is Jaguar's 3 Series-fighter the brand's last chance?
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    The upcoming line of compact 3 Series-fighters from Jaguar, often referred to as the Jaguar XS, could consist of a sedan, wagon and possibly a coupe and GT model (think BMW 5 Series GT). The car's all-aluminum architecture also will provide the basis for two new sports utility vehicles. Just how ...

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    Report: Land Rover 'vastly underestimated' new model demand, in supply crunch
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    Ever seen a toddler that just discovered they joys of sprinting? Yes? Then you'll know the next thing they discover is their natural speed limit, when their legs can't move as quickly as their mind demands. The end result is scrapped knees and many tears. The same thing is kind of happening with ...

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    Report: Jaguar Land Rover building new R&D center for hybrids, EVs, autonomous cars
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    The success of Jaguar Land Rover in recent years has largely been down to a resurgent product lineup, but a recent move into the research and development will see the British-based, Indian-owned brands take the fight to its German rivals more aggressively than ever before. JLR is investing 50 ...

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    Official: Ferrari exec to lead Jaguar North America
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    Jaguar has announced that Jeff Curry will be serving as the brand's new North American vice president, effective August 13. The move is a coup for Jag, which lured Curry away from his previous posting as VP of marketing for Ferrari North America, and is further evidence of just how strong Jaguar's ...

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    Report: Jaguar Land Rover and Chery investing in Chinese plant
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    While the European auto market for Jaguar and Land Rover is waning, Chinese car buyers can't get enough of the British marques. To meet that demand, Tata Motors, parent company of Jag and Land Rover, is partnering with Chinese automaker Chery Automobile Co. The two announced plans to invest ...

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    Report: Chinese-market Land Rover Freelander and Range Rover Evoque to use Chery engines?
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    A couple of developments on the recent Jaguar/Land Rover joint venture are being reported in Chinese media based on a report in China's Economic Daily News. The 130,000-capacity factory planned for Jiangsu is epected to mint its first vehicle in 2014, with numbers given for the breakdown so far ...

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    Report: Chery requests Chinese approval of $1.9B joint venture with Jaguar Land Rover
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    A month ago, Jaguar Land Rover signed a joint-venture agreement with China's Chery Automobile Company. JLR's 12.1 billion yuan ($1.9 billion U.S.) investment, if approved, will pay for a plant in Changsu to build Jaguars, Land Rovers, engines and joint-venture models. The facility will also house ...

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    Report: Land Rover bringing updated DC100 Defender concept to LA
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    We were all surprised when we arrived in Frankfurt a couple of months ago to find Land Rover there with not one, but two distinct versions of the DC100 concept: one hardtop and one open-air model. But when the LA Auto Show opens later this month, Land Rover is set to unveil a third version. We ...

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    Report: Land Rover gearing up for all-new Defender
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    There's something deliciously old-school about the Land Rover Defender. The product of continuous development since 1948 and produced in its current form since 1983, the Defender is to SUVs what the Porsche 911 is to sports cars: unapologetically faithful to its original form. But while the ...

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    Jaguar Land Rover names new chief executive for North America
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    Need someone to run a British automaker? Hire a German. Or at least someone who used to work for a German automaker. Rolls-Royce is run by Torsten Müller-Ötvös, a longtime BMW executive. Bentley is headed by Wolfgang Dürheimer, a former Porsche exec. Aston Martin is headed by ...

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    Report: Engine shortages holding back Jaguar Land Rover sales
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    2011 Jaguar XJ – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The turnaround at Jaguar/Land Rover is happening even faster than the company's owner, Tata, had planned. A year ago, JLR posted a net loss of £64 million ($101M U.S.) in Q2; compare that to this year's second quarter and its ...

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    Tata gets private-sector loan, doesn't need UK government money
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    Tata's target was £1 billion ($1.65B U.S.) in loans to keep the JLR group going. And while Tata is in talks with the U.K government about providing a large chunk of that, some of the government's terms -- like veto power over management decisions-- prevented Tata from pulling the trigger. ...

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