Jaguar Land Rover invests $25m in Lyft car-share

Jaguar Land Rover’s mobility and smart transport investment group has announced a $25 million (£19m) investment in a car-sharing service. The funding from InMotion Ventures will support Lyft to expand its area of operations and improve its technology. The deal will also provide Jaguar Land Rover’s offshoot with the opportunity to develop and test its own […]

Jaguar Land Rover revs up renewable deal with EDF

Jaguar Land Rover has announced it will source all of its UK electricity needs from renewable sources. It has signed an agreement with EDF Energy until March 2020, backed by Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin (REGO). That means a proportion of the energy firm’s green power is ring-fenced specifically for the carmaker. According to Jaguar […]

F1 technology to be used to design greener cars

An innovative research project that aims to develop greener cars has won a share of a £38.2 million prize. A consortium including Jaguar Land Rover and Nissan received £1.7 million for the so-called “light weighting” technology. It applies the science behind Formula 1 (F1) cars and space satellites to make vehicles weigh less and be more […]

Jaguar Land Rover installs ‘UK’s largest rooftop solar array’

Jaguar Land Rover has completed the installation of what is believed to be the largest rooftop solar array in the UK. The 5.8MW project at its new Engine Manufacturing Facility in South Staffordshire boasts over 21,000 solar panels, with plans to increase this to over 6.3MW by the end of the year. It is estimated […]

Businesses urged to work with public sector on climate change

Businesses have been urged to forge more partnerships with public sector on climate change. According to Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), businesses could be more proactive in their approach to combating climate change. In a frank speech to business leaders at the CBI’s first International Green […]