Tata Turning to Jaguar Land Rover to Expand Lineup

Tata Turning to Jaguar Land Rover to Expand Lineup

Indian automaker Tata will be turning to Jaguar Land Rover to expand its stable.

The parent company of Jaguar Land Rover, Tata is looking to enter the passenger vehicle market and will collaborate on numerous future models with Jaguar Land Rover. According to Darren Bowler, managing director of Tata’s Australian distributor Fusion Automotive, the companies won’t have any “badge engineering” between the brands and Tata will protect Jaguar and Land Rover’s exclusivity. In other words, don’t expect to see a Jaguar Land Rover badge on a Tata vehicle and vice-versa.

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Tata’s newest model will be the Nexon, a compact SUV that will be a global model. According to the company, the Nexon was the development of a new platform that has been developed to be shared across its subsidiaries, including Jaguar Land Rover. The announcement also hints that the new Ingenium engine family could be shared with future Tata models.

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[Source: Drive]

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