Jaguar Land Rover is looking for an associate to launch hybrid cars
The joint venture Jaguar Land Rover announced about its yearning for collaboration with a carmakers to produce hybrids. The reason is meeting the requirement of CO2 emissions in the European area. It is the aim, which is pursued by many carmakers building luxury vehicles.
According to the official statement of the representative of the auto manufacturer, the company discussed with some automakers about this business. Unfortunately, he did not consider it necessary to inform what manufacturer were.
The chief of technology and researching of Jaguar Land Rover has the experience to build hybrid cars. When he worked at BMW, he collaborated with Daimler Chrysler and General Motors to develop gasoline and electric motors in the U.S.
Such cooperation is quiet cost saving. The collaboration between BMW, Daimler Chrysler and General Motors was started in 2005 and it was successful. As a result, each carmaker built own car using similar materials and technologies.
The Jaguar Land Rover company plans to sell diesel hybrid the following year, they will be new models of Range Rover and Range Rover Sport. The auto manufacturer said that diesel hybrid cars are expected reducing CO2 emission by 26 percent that is much less than standard V06 diesel engines. Unfortunately, both crossovers are not planned to come in the American market.
By 2016, the auto manufacturer will focus on development and production of hybrid vehicles. The company plans to open the research center in the UK.
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