Jaguar Trademarks “EV-Type”
Jaguar-Land Rover filed a trademark in the U.S. for “EV-Type,” which follows Jaguar’s old naming convention (S-Type and X-Type), as well as it’s current use of F-Type.
“EV-Type” clearly indicates electric, be it pure electric, EREV or plug-in hybrid.
According to Auto Guide:
“The company filed applications to both offices aiming to trademark the name “EV-Type.” The filing doesn’t include more detailed information about the company’s plans…”
Auto Guide speculates the following:
“That could point to the company taking early steps in preparation for an alternative fuel version of its sports car. At the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, the company showed the C-X16 concept, a hybrid-electric sports car that turned out to be a precursor for the F-Type sports car, which is currently powered by V6 and V8 gasoline engines.”
But truthfully, nothing beyond the trademark filing of “EV-Type” is known at this time.
Source: Auto Guide