BMW and Jaguar Land Rover team up on next-generation electric drive tech

TechCrunch | 6/5/2019 | Staff
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BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover have agreed to partner on the development of future electric vehicles, the latest in a string of collaborations between automakers to bring advanced, and often expensive technology to the mass market.

The two automakers confirmed Wednesday the collaboration, which they said is central to the industry’s transition from traditional internal combustion-powered cars and trucks to vehicles that are autonomous, connected, electric and can be shared.

BMW - Jaguar - Advantage - Efficiencies - Cost

BMW and Jaguar say they plan to take advantage of efficiencies and cost savings gained from shared research and development and production planning as well as economies of scale from joint procurement across the supply chain.

A JLR spokesperson would comment on specific details about the plans, when asked if Jaguar will stick with the architecture it created for its first all-electric vehicle, the I-Pace. JLR would only say the collaboration will support future Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles.

BMW-Jaguar - Collaboration - Alliances - Development - Partnerships

The BMW-Jaguar collaboration follows numerous other alliances, development partnerships and...
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