From a non-existent base 40 years ago, the Indian auto industry has come a long way, writes an industry expert.
Tata Motors’ owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) recently secured a crucial loan guarantee from the UK government to focus on its e-vehicles, which widens the field for bilateral cooperation in this high-priority sector. India’s Minister for Commerce & Industry and Railways, Piyush Goyal, on a recent visit to the UK singled out electric technology as one of the key sectors where the India-UK partnership could prove to be an unbeatable one. He made a specific reference to Jaguar Land Rover [...]
The West Midlands Mayor sets out what makes the region a potential engine for UK-India relations. When we think of regions with close links with India, the West Midlands does not come immediately to mind. We think of London, Scotland or the Northern Powerhouse, but actually the West Midlands has, over the past 10 years, worked with the 200,000 strong Indian diaspora and with Indian investors to create a new age of India-West Midlands relations. I am the Mayor of [...]
Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has unveiled ambitious plans to electrify all its vehicles from 2020 as part of a more greener strategy. Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) recently announced that all its new models will be electrified from the year 2020. The luxury brand, acquired by the Indian automotive giant nine years ago, unveiled plans for a range of fully electric, plug-in hybrid and mild hybrid vehicles in the coming years. “Every new Jaguar Land Rover model [...]
The rising popularity of Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) models led to a 15.8 per cent hike in car exports from the UK to India in 2016, the recent UK automotive industry figures released in London revealed. India is now the eighth largest Asian market for UK car exports with JLR’s Land Rover Discovery Sport, Ranger Rover Evoque, Jaguar XF, Jaguar XE and Jaguar F-Pace among the top five most popular models with a growing number of “affluent [...]
The New Year should mark a period of inward reflection for one of India’s truly global conglomerates – the Tata Group.
What is common between Walmart, Apple, Google, General Electric, Volkswagen, HSBC and the Tata Group? These are all highly successful profitable companies or conglomerates that have branched out from their home countries to almost every corner of the world.
Ratan Tata is one of India’s best known industrialists who, during his tenure as Chairman of the Tata Group conglomerate, has been the architect of some of its most high-profile acquisitions. His biggest bet was on British luxury car brands Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), which he acquired from Ford in 2008 as a loss-making enterprise to help it race ahead under the Tata banner.