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Automakers Ask Trump To Ease Emissions Rules, EV Mandates – Get Ready For A War

It didn’t take the “Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers” long to cobble together a lobbying request for President-elect Donald Trump to roll-back emission mandates and “alternative powertrains” (think plug-in electric vehicles) requirements.  Just ~48 hours after Hillary Clinton ceded the election to Trump, the group has put together a eight page letter (PDF here)…

4 months ago by Jay Cole 170

Jaguar Formula E Racer Spotted During Tests

Jaguar is preparing for the third season of the Formula E Championship.  Now,  the first pictures from tests at Mallory Park in UK were revealed by AUTOSPORT. Jaguar will join Formula E in the third season in October, in place of the Trulli Formula E Team, which withdrew from the…

9 months ago by Mark Kane 2

Jaguar XJ Plug-In Hybrid Expected In 2019

Jaguar is gearing-up for the next-generation XJ flagship. According to Autocar, the new XJ could debut in 2019 and is expected to arrive as a super-luxury plug-in hybrid. Jaguar already developed a demonstration prototype XJ_e some four years ago, but that project didn’t live to see commercialization. The new production XJ…

12 months ago by Mark Kane 5

AWD Electric Jaguar SUV Coming In 2017?

Contradictory news on Jaguar’s electric future comes from different outlets. Automotive News’ interview with Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth shows that the automaker’s near- term future will be EVless, but then Autocar expects a long-range electric crossover/SUV, and now speculates on an electric SUV with four-motor AWD and 300 miles (500…

1 year ago by Mark Kane 16

Jaguar Reveals Mild Hybrid, PHEV & BEV Research Demonstrators

Jaguar Land Rover presents at this year’s CENEX Low Carbon Vehicle event in the UK three prototypes (all-electric, plug-in hybrid and mild hybrid) developed together with Zytek Automotive GKN Driveline Motor Design Limited AVL Drive System Design Williams Advanced Engineering Delta Motorsport Tata Steel Bristol University Cranfield University Newcastle University…

1 year ago by Mark Kane 11