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    Recharge Wrap-up: Jaguar Land Rover talks EVs, Batteries should be modular
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    A new study out of Germany suggests adopting a modular approach to battery offerings in plug-in hybrid and extended range electric vehicles. Automakers could offer the same car with different battery sizes (and different costs, accordingly) to drivers depending on their driving ranges. This would ...

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    Video: Fully Charged rolls into season 3 with VW XL1 and electric Land Rover

    It's been some time since last we visited with British actor and electric car proponent Robert Llewellyn and his web-based video series, Fully Charged. The show, now sponsored by Ecotricity, has started rolling out its third season and now has available two episodes featuring a pair of truly ...

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    Report: Jaguar Land Rover wants hybrid tech partner

    For Jaguar Land Rover, a dual-energy-source powertain requires a two-company investment. Word is, JLR is looking for a partner to develop a cleaner, better hybrid powertrain. The vehicle maker, long known for its SUVs and really heavy cars, is in discussions with other automakers about joining up ...

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    Report: Range Rover hybrids getting 40 mpg on Silk Road challenge drive

    No, Land Rover's Range Rover hybrids can't drive on water. But they can survive some hardcore conditions. The hybrids are about half way through an intense "Silk Road" voyage from London to Mumbai and are surviving quite nicely, thank you very much. Hybrid Cars reports that the seven Range ...

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    Report: Liberty Electric Cars working on 1,000-mile EV for 2014

    Liberty Electric Cars says it will unveil a vehicle next year that will be able to go as many as 1,000 miles on a single charge. We just don't know if that vehicle will be a converted Land Rover, though. The UK-based company's CEO Ian Hobday points to 2014 as the production-model debut of the ...

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    Report: Land Rover says plug-in hybrid Range Rover on the way

    Think of it as an SUV for the environmentally conscious gentry. Land Rover might make a plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle (PHEV) version of its Range Rover as early as 2015, UK's Auto Express reports, citing Jaguar Land Rover Hybrid Technology Chief Engineer Peter Richings. Land Rover, whose ...

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    Featured: Deep Dive: 2013 Range Rover bows in London, diesel hybrid confirmed

    This all-new 2013 model might just be the SUV archetype of the future. It's been said that if you want to see what an ordinary sedan will be like in 10 or 20 years' time, you should look at an S-Class from Mercedes-Benz. The thought is that as a leader in innovation, safety, and comfort, ...

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    Official: Green Automotive will acquire Liberty Electric Cars for about $17 million in stock

    There must be a market out there for quarter-million-dollar all-electric Range Rovers, right? Green Automotive Co., which makes all-electric buses, will acquire U.K.-based Land Rover-conversion company Liberty Electric Cars for about $17 million in stock. GAC agreed to buy Liberty Electric for ...

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    Exclusive: SAE Congress: Magna Flex4 offers slight fuel savings in a Land Rover LR2 [w/video]

    Flex4 may sound like something sold during the 3 a.m. hour on advertorial television, but it's really Magna's part-time all-wheel drive system that offers the benefits of AWD with lower emissions than standard AWD. How? Because Flex4 can disengage the power going to the rear wheels when it ...

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    Jaguar-Land Rover to construct $484-million 4-cylinder engine factory in UK

    Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has announced it will invest £355 million ($484 million U.S. at the current exchange rate) to construct a state-of-the-art advanced engine facility in the UK, as the automaker seeks growth by addressing global demand for low-emission gasoline and diesel ...

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    Axeon unveils an all-electric Land Rover Defender for safaris

    What's the point of going on safari if your truck's rumble and exhaust sully the experience? That's what Axeon and Land Rover have reasoned, teaming up with the solution you see here. Developed in collaboration with JLR South Africa, this Defender 110 – a long-wheelbase model with an ...

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    Jaguar Land Rover selects Ricardo as key strategic supplier

    Back in November 2010, Jaguar Land Rover announced that it was investing heavily in infrastructure, research and development and advanced technologies. Such plans require intensive product development within a limited time frame and it is because of this the company has enlisted the assistance of ...

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    Report: Land Rover confirms first production hybrid coming in 2013

    Land Rover models are high-end luxury SUVs with an ardent fan base. But while these pricey utes are popular, they're also quite thirsty at the pump, and between rising gas prices and increased legislative pressures regarding CO2 emissions, the British automaker has undertaken an alternative fuel ...

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    For $39 milion, Northern Lights Electric orders 150 all-electric E-Range SUVs for Scandinavia

    Liberty Electric Cars E-Range – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In mid-2008, Liberty Electric Cars announced it would invest £30 million ($49 million U.S. at today's exchange rates) in a large-scale electric vehicle conversion project, like with tens of thousands of ...

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    Video: Fully Charged takes you inside the Geneva Motor Show

    Nissan Esflow at Geneva – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Our coverage of the 2011 Geneva Motor Show included showing you 76 production and concept vehicles that were unveiled or displayed. However, there simply wasn't enough time in our exhaustive auto show schedule to video ...

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    Geneva 2011: Land Rover shows off Range Rover Sport plug-in diesel hybrid

    2011 Range Rover Range_e – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Land Rover has debuted its Range_e, a plug-in diesel hybrid, at the Geneva Motor Show. According to Land Rover, the Range_e can go up to 20 miles in full-electric mode, and return 85 mpg and 88 grams of C02 per kilometer. ...

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    Land Rover promises Range_e plug-in diesel hybrid for Geneva

    Land Rover Range_e plug-in diesel hybrid is heading to Geneva – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Land Rover is gearing up for the 2011 Geneva Motor Show and it's bringing four new models to show off, one of which shows the automaker is thinking a bit more green: the Land Rover ...

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    Report: Land Rover Evoque won't get hybrid

    Range Rover Evoque five-door – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Despite the fact that Land Rover has gone out of its way to promote its new Evoque as an environmentally friendly alternative to its normal brand of behemoth globetrotting earth movers, Auto Express reports that the ...

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    UK automakers prototype flywheel hybrid system with claimed 20% gain in fuel economy

    When you pair up automakers like Jaguar, Land Rover and Ford, with hybrid powertrain developer Flybrid Systems, engineering consultants Prodrive and Ricardo and transmissions experts Torotrak and Xtrac, you'll either end up with a load of industry experts duking it out over some trivial aspect of a ...

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    Time for REEVolution - Think will help power up UK plug-in vehicle program

    Lotus, Nissan, Think and Jaguar Land Rover. Four different auto companies, all working together in the UK electric car consortium (along with Axeon, EVO Electric and Xtrac) called REEVolution. As the name kind of gives away, the goal is to "expand and enhance technology" used in extended-range ...


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