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YOU would think that Jaguar's standard petrol-engined XJ saloon would be fast enough for anyone's taste, but because BMW and Mercedes-Benz build muscle-car versions of their big saloons, the British company had to do so too.
ISPENT most of last Tuesday driving Jaguar's new supercharged sports car, the XKR. With 420bhp from the 4.2 V8, the aluminium coupé and convertible models will sprint from 0-60mph in 4.9 seconds. There was nothing much I didn't like about my day with the XKR.
STRUGGLING car giant Ford could be set to put Jaguar up for sale, according to reports in the US, as part of a wide-ranging review of its operations.
JAGUAR, the loss-making luxury carmaker, yesterday confirmed that its US parent, Ford, had injected £1.2 billion into the subsidiary in a fresh bail-out to combat tough trading and investment write-downs.
LUXURY car maker Jaguar has confirmed it is seeking a fresh cash boost from United States parent Ford after reporting heavy losses for 2003.
WORKERS at Jaguar have voted against a strike over plans to cut jobs. About 55 per cent of workers overturned a union push to strike over owner Ford’s plans to cut 1,150 jobs at the car-maker as it scales back production.
HUNDREDS of Jaguar workers from across the country joined union leaders and politicians to protest at plans to end car production at the luxury car maker’s historic home in Coventry.
THOUSANDS of people were due to march through Coventry today as unions protested against the ending of car production at Jaguar’s plant in the city.
POLITICIANS were today set to debate Jaguar’s plans to cut 1150 jobs and end car production at one of its West Midlands plants.
BRITISH luxury car company Jaguar received more bad news today when it was rated one of the worst vehicles for reliability and cost of repair.
OVER 2,000 Jaguar workers have backed a call for a strike ballot in protest against the ending of motor production at the Brown’s Lane factory in Coventry with the loss of 1,150 jobs.
WORKERS at the Jaguar factory where car-making is to end were today due to be urged to fight the controversial decision with a campaign including the threat of strike action.
UK production to be cut for rest of the year
MARK WEBBER believes Jaguar have to improve their race day performance this season if they are going to be a Formula One force to be reckoned with.
JUSTIN WILSON is today looking for a new job after Jaguar confirmed the signing of Christian Klien.
JAGUAR will give Austrian youngster Christian Klien and American Townsend Bell a three-day test in Spain this month with a possible Formula One drive at stake.
FORD’S luxury car division, which includes Jaguar, Volvo and Land Rover, might turn a profit this year after several years of losses, its chief executive has said. Speaking at the annual Automotive News Europe conference in Paris, Mark Fields, said: "It is not out of the question that we could be profitable this year."