JLR is looking for a new partner to build Jaguar’s electric car platform. Jaguar Land Rover CEO Thierry BolloreConfirmed that Jaguar is looking for a supplier to expand its range of all-electric vehicles.
JLR looking for partners for Jaguar’s electric cars
British automaker, JaguarTo secure the long-term future of the brand, the brand’s only 2025He announced that he will produce electric vehicles as of. JLRThe plan is to ensure that all future Jaguar models become one, common EV architecture to share. However, until now, it was not clear how this platform will be built.
Speaking to financial analysts on Friday Boilas it will remain a low-volume automaker, possibly producing less than the car it sold last year. Jaguarexplained that it would be expensive to develop the platform in-house.
Also to analysts “Naturally there is a great desire to work with us” Bollore says about using the brand’s pre-existing EV platform. “With a series of actors” He also stated that he spoke.
Of the company CEO‘Su also said that the choice of partner and platform will be partly determined by the designs of future Jaguar models, and the proportion of designs should be respected.
“Great design starts with volume,” says Gerry McGovern, head of design for Jaguar Land Rover. It is clear that jaguars will have quite different proportions. So we should look for opportunities out there in terms of architectures that we can use or refine to give the breathtaking Jaguars I mentioned. ” found in the description.
Interestingly, Bollore also said that if Jaguar could not find a supplier, it would have to develop the platform in-house. “We may be developing the platform internally, but the design needs to be guided. It makes no sense to do what we do with Jaguar unless these products turn into a great shape ” said.