Jaguar Land Rover has agreed to support the City of Oslo with the world’s first high-powered wireless taxis. In a programme known as ‘ElectriCity’, the vehicle manufacturer will join Nordic taxi operator Cabonline (NorgesTaxi AS), the region’s largest charge point operator Fortum Recharge, US technology developer Momentum Dynamics and the City of Oslo to build wireless, high-powered charging infrastructure for taxis in the Norwegian capital.
The Jaguar I-PACE now offers a new infotainment system and quicker charging capability, making owning and driving an electric vehicle easier than ever. This is the first Jaguar to feature the new Pivi Pro infotainment system, which features enhanced EV navigation that can show you if nearby charging stations are available or in use, what they cost, and how long it will take to charge.
Jaguar Land Rover UK and Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have confirmed a fleet of 700 Jaguar I-PACE vehicles for public sector staff across the country. The agreement via Northumbria Healthcare’s NHS Fleet Solutions, will give staff from more than 200 organisations access to lease the Jaguar’s all-electric I-PACE over a three-year period.
Jaguar is giving I-PACE customers a complimentary update for the all-electric model that will provide increased real-world range. Engineers have applied technical insights from the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY race series to optimise the management of battery, thermal and AWD systems to enhance the efficiency of the all-electric powertrain.
The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE has been voted ‘Car of the Year’ at the European Car of the Year Awards 2019. This is the first time a Jaguar has won the prize. Last week, I-PACE was named UK Car of the Year and was praised for being ‘miles ahead of the premium EV pack’.
Jaguar has launched an intelligent app to help drivers experience life with its all-electric I-PACE before even getting behind the wheel. The Go I-PACE app captures journey data to calculate potential cost savings, show how much battery would be used per trip and tell users how many charges they would need in a week if they were driving the I-PACE.
The all-electric Jaguar I-Pace will be making one of its first UK public appearances at Fully Charged Live, taking place at Silverstone from 9th-10th June. Fitted with a 90kWh Lithium-ion battery, two Jaguar-designed motors and a bespoke aluminum structure, the I-Pace is capable of 0-62mph in 4.5 seconds and a range of 298 miles (WLTP).
The new Jaguar I-PACE will form the heart of an all-new zero-emissions luxury chauffeur service to and from Heathrow Airport. As many as 200 I-PACEs will be available at Heathrow as part of a deal with WeKnowGroup, creating one of the largest electric vehicle fleets in the UK.
Jaguar will livestream the global premiere of its first electric vehicle, the I-PACE, at 18:00 GMT on 1 March. Thousands of prospective customers have already pressed the ‘I want one’ button to register their interest in the electric performance SUV, and Jaguar is responding by throwing the doors to its live-reveal wide open by hosting an online broadcast on its social channels.