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What are they smoking over there?:

Audi e-trons registered in Holland in December - TWO THOUSAND, TWO HUNDRED AND ELEVEN!!!


- probably a tax thing, for EVs, again - year-end change.

Seems the only thing 'selling' in Holland in December was EVs - 4,526!!! Konas(in total) registered.

Jaguar's 'sales' in Holland in December - 403 I-Paces, and ONE F-type - nothing else.

Non-EV Land Rover 'sold'/(self-/pre-)registered a whopping FORTY cars:

DEFENDER('Icon')2
DISCOVERY(5)1
DISCOVERY SPORT6
RANGE ROVER(full-fat)0
RANGE ROVER EVOQUE19
RANGE ROVER SPORT10
RANGE ROVER VELAR2

McLaren, by the way, hasn't even registered a car in Holland Since July - a total of EIGHT 'sold' in Holland in 2020 - a mini-me of JLR - no one not sectioned would buy either with their own money.

Polestar 2 - 1,468 regd. in Dec.
Model 3 - 3,938 - all those Tilburg workers' 'purchases' - a version of JLR's UK mass self-registering
ID.3 - 6,083
ID.4 - 2,408 - is this why Rug Guy's nowhere to be seen? His 'friend' Diess(VAG CEO) smashed lard boy's rubber face in?
XC40(total) - 2,064 - presume at least half were BEVs

Rug Guy and Bollore gone missing. Can't think why.
 

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Congratulations, EV proponents, Save the World-CAGW suckers, we've gone back 30-40 years, when aero was dominant, due to high-power, turboed petrols sucking fuel, and the way out of that cul-de-sac, high power AND low fuel consumption - TDI - still a twinkle in Ferdinand Piech's eye - the extreme aero Merc EQS:

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- required - Cd of 0.22 or less - because even a 100 kWh battery contains a fraction of the energy of say 10 gallons of DERV, so the target is average operation of the EV at around 15-20 kW of power, a figure more recognisable in puny pre-WWII plebs' ICEs.

Drag is the dominant force at over 60 mph, 30 mph really, given excellent, low friction/inertia bearings and tyres, so to minimise energy usage the car must be made essentially a teardrop, the classic, full arc, hooped roof, last seen really in the 1980s/early 1990s, cars like the Audi 100, Opel Calibra, and the notched back, again reminiscent of 80s/early 90s aero designs, especially from Ford(Sierra) and GM(Opel) Europe, where fuel economy/range/cost for sales reps was key.

It'll sell, because it's the best of what it is - real ~600km range, 200kW fast-charging, made by a real carmaker, etc, etc, but it's undeniably still a massive joke - on the plebs/fools buying the whole CAGW/must Save the World 30+ years Big Lie, by the psycho neo-Malthusians, who think they're God.

Take a look out the window - that's an incipient 'Cold Snap', lasting either 20-50 years, if we're 'lucky' - think Thames Frost Fairs/Dickensian early 1800s winters - or if not, the next Ice Age.

'They' probably know - for instance, when the next magnetic pole reversal happens.

They are racing to get the plebs literally locked down, chipped, surveilled, neutered - sterilised -culled - before even the thickest BBC-watching, rag-reading morons twig to the real agenda - 'we want you dead, pleb'.

Such an unbelieveable waste of top brains and ability - the best engineers on the planet - to be playthings of sick, twisted, psycho vermin, whose only real fear is dying, as they know what awaits them - and it won't be cold.
 

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Italy used to be real Land Rover territory - unlike the fake units being dumped in France and Spain - given to rental companies, VIPs and so on. The Carabinieri, like anyone with a brain, has run a mile from the new 'Defender':

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46 and 27 percent down means total collapse in JLR frig-world.

If 'Icon' was a real thing - massive award-winner, huge global commotion, the Second Coming, Media pronoucement of stunning success, Land Rover's Italian sales would be through the roof, against December 2019. Instead it's being flogged to Home Counties Headbangers for 5% off = total disaster.

Jeep is outselling Land Rover at least 10:1. 30-40 years ago, when Land Rover was real, the two cars, The Land Rover, and The Range Rover, were the toast of Italy, the Carabinieri all over the former, and the Monteverdi and the like the darling of the Lake Como/Garda millionaire set.

Now it's irrelevant, less than half of one percent of the Italian market, even though its model line has grown like a General Motors in the 1950s.

Madness. All kept alive and afloat by UK taxpayer money, and the lies of the 'global' media - London/NYC - the Axis of Scummery.
 

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The near truth of the UK market is not I-Paces and Model 3s dumped by the two scummiest and criminal car companies in the world, to make their quarter- and year-end figures look good(/totally fake), and hence provide cover for the (further) ramp-job in their share prices, for the gullible day traders about to be left with shares in TSLA and TM worth a few rupees, but 'Business' and 'Pickups' - real car-buying people, who once had money, who used their businesses to buy themselves toys:

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- 'Fleet' is just mountains of pre-regs by almost everyone, save possibly Toyota, Porsche and Volvo, and tens of thousands of self-regs by JLR, plus all the taxpayer 'sales to the NHS and Whitehall of the Gamechanger.

'Private' is 'sales' of PCP econoboxes that are a loss for their makers upfront - making a modern car for £10- ~15k doesn't work - with the 'profit' all in the finance - which will collapse with the failed payments from mass job loss - accelerating exponentially with the 2021 Great Reset.

The carmakers' credit arms will be bailed out by the plebs, just like the banks and mortgage losses in 2008-9.

The UK new car market was down around half on 2019, itself a depressed/massive fake-sales year.

Nothing is selling, except courier vans, cheap, reliable Toyotas, and a few EVs to flush retirees, hence the success of Volvo, Porsche, and now VW, and soon all its Skoda, Seat, Audi clones.

The whole point of the Scamdemic is to crush the plebs' economy, make them totally state-dependent, for handouts - Communism - that can be switched off at the stroke of a key - digital currency, universal basic income, tracking by chipped 'vaccines', no income for the Refusniks/dissidents - starve/freeze to death. Sounds like the 'heyday' of the Soviet Union, doesn't it, and state Lada now state JLR, and its state ZiLs choking up Whitehall, and the top, scummy lackey appartchiks - quacks, scientists, pols, media, etc,- riding around in state--provided Gamechangers.
 

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Welcome to 2021, nope ---> early 2019 - here we go again:

'French consultancy Inovev believes that financially troubled Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) might be approached at some point by Stellantis to beef up its premium stable currently including Alfa Romeo, Maserati and DS. Stellantis might want to revive the Chrysler and Lancia brands too, according to Inovev.'


- scroll back two years, and the media, financial 'analysis', industry 'observors', academic 'experts', the dog in the street, all confidently predicted it was: 'just a matter of dotting 'i's, crossing 't's, 90% done (- remember?) - the deal of PSA(the Peugeot family) to buy JLR from the Tata clan.

'...if one shouldn't succeed - to gull idiot minds/shareholders left holding baby/the t'urd - try, try again' - appears to be the Tata 'strategy' - as if we didn't know.

or - the defintion of madness is clearly desperate dope peddlers trying to flog a worthless t'urd again and again.

The PSA 'story' - '90% done' - was obvious to a child, a lie. If Robert Peugeot and his lieutenants had spent even 5 mins. looking at JLR's books, they would have run a mile, not wasted their time and money on ~€10k per diem 'top' merchant bank advisors going '90% of the way'.

This is just a re-run, a rehash, sick warmed over, presented as a 'jewel', just like 2 years ago.

2021 will bring not a 'consolidation' in the global motor industry, but effectively its end - with The Great Reset and 'Build Back Better' being the West's collapse, into overt feudalism, for the 90% plus - not much of a prospect for ~80 million global annual car sales.

The pinhead writing this Forbes' piece is just regurgitating the latest tittle-tattle - eg. GM making a Honda EV.

He knows nothing, not 'The Plan'.

JLR will only survive, not through a buyer, whether PSA, Chinese or whoever else, but as the UK's version of 1970s Soviet Lada - which it pretty much has been already since 2016.

The 'EU''s trade deal with China - hardly reported by the UK media, buried, conveniently, by The Scamdemic and Brexit - is really about Germany Inc/Plc lining up with China - France didn't want it - Germany demanded it.

Germany knows that China is the only show in town, 2021- .

The US, even if Trump saves/stops the Communist Coup today, will descend into 1990-1 Russis/CIS, post Soviet Union-style breakup and civil war - the Red, middle-Amercia states will not accept their new Kommissar - Pedo Joe and the Hoe - Heels-up Harris will be Pres. within months - Pedo guy snuffs it.

This means VW, and Daimler's and BMW's futures, are in/with China, hence they'll probably survive the meltdown in the US and the West.

The rest, who knows really? I'm not sure even 'They' really know - they're sick in the head pyschos, whose only string to their bow is to print infinite money, to buy every stooge, lackey, scummy hack, pol, quack and plod from here to Mars.
 

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Welcome to 2021, nope ---> early 2019 - here we go again:

'French consultancy Inovev believes that financially troubled Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) might be approached at some point by Stellantis to beef up its premium stable currently including Alfa Romeo, Maserati and DS. Stellantis might want to revive the Chrysler and Lancia brands too, according to Inovev.'


- scroll back two years, and the media, financial 'analysis', industry 'observors', academic 'experts', the dog in the street, all confidently predicted it was: 'just a matter of dotting 'i's, crossing 't's, 90% done (- remember?) - the deal of PSA(the Peugeot family) to buy JLR from the Tata clan.

'...if one shouldn't succeed - to gull idiot minds/shareholders left holding baby/the t'urd - try, try again' - appears to be the Tata 'strategy' - as if we didn't know.

or - the defintion of madness is clearly desperate dope peddlers trying to flog a worthless t'urd again and again.

The PSA 'story' - '90% done' - was obvious to a child, a lie. If Robert Peugeot and his lieutenants had spent even 5 mins. looking at JLR's books, they would have run a mile, not wasted their time and money on ~€10k per diem 'top' merchant bank advisors going '90% of the way'.

This is just a re-run, a rehash, sick warmed over, presented as a 'jewel', just like 2 years ago.

2021 will bring not a 'consolidation' in the global motor industry, but effectively its end - with The Great Reset and 'Build Back Better' being the West's collapse, into overt feudalism, for the 90% plus - not much of a prospect for ~80 million global annual car sales.

The pinhead writing this Forbes' piece is just regurgitating the latest tittle-tattle - eg. GM making a Honda EV.

He knows nothing, not 'The Plan'.

JLR will only survive, not through a buyer, whether PSA, Chinese or whoever else, but as the UK's version of 1970s Soviet Lada - which it pretty much has been already since 2016.

The 'EU''s trade deal with China - hardly reported by the UK media, buried, conveniently, by The Scamdemic and Brexit - is really about Germany Inc/Plc lining up with China - France didn't want it - Germany demanded it.

Germany knows that China is the only show in town, 2021- .

The US, even if Trump saves/stops the Communist Coup today, will descend into 1990-1 Russis/CIS, post Soviet Union-style breakup and civil war - the Red, middle-Amercia states will not accept their new Kommissar - Pedo Joe and the Hoe - Heels-up Harris will be Pres. within months - Pedo guy snuffs it.

This means VW, and Daimler's and BMW's futures, are in/with China, hence they'll probably survive the meltdown in the US and the West.

The rest, who knows really? I'm not sure even 'They' really know - they're sick in the head pyschos, whose only string to their bow is to print infinite money, to buy every stooge, lackey, scummy hack, pol, quack and plod from here to Mars.

Well it appears that both Jaguar and Land Rover have recovered their mojos.
Stunning sales results in the U.K. last month.
Why wouldn’t Stellantis snap Tata’s hand off if sales of this magnitude can be achieved when most others saw falls 🤔🤣🤣🤣

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Why wouldn’t Stellantis snap Tata’s hand off if sales of this magnitude can be achieved when most others saw falls 🤔🤣🤣🤣
Only if 'Stellantis' means to be hammered on cheap pseudo Belgian beer, and order a load of stuff off Amazon, and buy JLR, at 2 o'clock in the morning.
 

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When even the amoral conscienceless toads paid to peddle the lies wonder 'What the hell is going on?', totally exasperated, you know it's near The End:

Opinion: What's happened to the new Jaguar XJ?


Given that Autocar's only point is JLR's mouthpiece, shouldn't:
  • a) they know?
  • b) the editor, Bogroll Holder, have written/put his name to this piece?

The front cover of today's Autocar(Jan 6th) makes no mention of 'New XJ' for the 'New Cars of 2021' - so they know exactly what's happened to it - been binned - 'cos it never f'ing existed - other than as a booted, lowered I-Pace, meant for launch in late 2018, to seal JLR's sale to some fool.

When that didn't happen - Robert Peugeot sobered up from his binge on cheap lager - there was zero point in actually going ahead with something meant just to swing/seal a sale.

It was rolled out again last March, to show that the £500m given by the traitor Mayhem to the Bombay dope peddlers wasn't an outrageous, egregious, criminal bung of taxpayer money to scummy, possibly blackmailing foreign billioniares.

Of course it's f'ing dead. It was never meant to live. Too bad we can't say the same about Tata, Mayhem, Spaffer, Bliar, Halfcock... .
 

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more rats fleeing the sinking/long-sunkenship?:

'Peugeot UK has welcomed Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) experiential marketing director Julie David'


'experiental marketing'? F me, that clown Speth, and his first reports, didn't half got to to town on empire-building, and self-aggrandisement, all on the UK taxpayer's coin, from 2011 to around 2017.

Totally made up, deliberately having a laugh? - why not, they weren't paying for it - 'jobs', patently ridiculous, now all melting away, as the actual business - ~250k cars/yr - can barely support a couple of hundred real managers - not probably still around 4,000 'senior' managers/directors, PLUS outside consultants on permanent retainers, effectively employees.

JLR was as fake as UK, from 2010, 'rebounding from The Crash', through to as recent as just 11-10 months ago, when 'They', the media, pols etc, were still pushing 'Booming Britain', and 'Rebounding JLR'.

And Bollore still no-show 4 months on. Is JLR some sort of psy-op, meant to test the boundaries of credulous plebs' acceptance of the official line fed to them?
 

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Good for another 5% ramp in TSLA and TTM, their only market, overseas market respectively?:

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There wasn't that much call for pose/virtue-signalling mobiles aimed at airheads or geeky vegan 'early adopters' in post-collapse, civil war Russia/CIS in the early 1990s, or Ukraine since Maidan over the last 7 years. Who knows, maybe the US wil break the pattern - free Range Rovers for every Antifa and BLM member from Joe and the Hoe.

That c.£50bn IPO, planned so painfully obviously for a long time now by Tata/the Media/the UK banker state, for JLR, on the back of the 'smash-hit' 'Icon', its surging, huge rebound in China, plus the All-New' 2021 Range Rover, and EV J-Pace, may have to be put on ice.
 

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Wow, my million or so words on here in the last 4 years, re. the whole Jag thing, probably said better in a few paragraphs:

LucyP 6 January 2021

It isn't the dealers, it's the cars. The dealers answer the phone, they return your calls, they have cars available to test. Every Jaguar has been out for years, and the forecourts are full of used cars, so you can always test drive what you want. No one buys new anyway, as you can get a pre-registered with delivery miles for £1000s less than brand new. That is why the leasing rates are so expensive.
You then drive the cars and they are so outdated compared with the competition. They look fine, but the technology is so poor. None of the engines are as refined, as powerful, as economical or as efficient as the competition and the reliability is poor.
They don't make an XJ currently and the F-Type isn't a sportscar. It looks amazing, but it's a very wide, cramped, out of date GT car, that is only really fun in very expensive V8 SVR spec.



- no one's heard of Speth since becoming effective JLR Chairman/Overseer. No phone signal obviously in Antigua, or Necker island, or some such other bolthole for 'elites', like Piers Morgan, or most every 'top' media person, who preach to the plebs to stay in their hovels, forever, till they die, while they swan off to the Caribbean, from Lockdown Britain(plebs only), and return sans quarantine.

Had enough yet? You've been fed a pack of lies/the Big Lie about Tata's JLR for the last 11 years, Global Warming for 30 years, 'Evil Trump' and his 'Nazi supporters' for the last 4 years, and now The Thing/Scamdemic for the last year. The Yanks have found their balls and kicked off and back - God bless them. Have you/we had enough yet? These 'elites' are nothing. Puny scum, who rely on their authoritative, hectoring plummy voices to cow the ordinary pleb, and hide behind their hired thugs, Plod, when they might get their just desserts.

They're the little creep behind the curtain in the Wizard of Oz. Nothing to be afraid of. Enough is enough.
 

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shyster outfit:


- JLR is not a 'critical operation', obviously. DHL, its outsourced parts delivery service, neither.

The schools know that JLR is not a critical operation, hence the kids being refused.

JLR is directly, blatantly lying to its workers. Lowlife scum.

The reason JLR won't put its workers on furlough, like back in April, is this time it would have to pay the national insurance contribution.

£billions in taxpayer money going into JLR/Tata is okay, but NOT a few £million going out.

What JLR is really up to is getting hundreds to resign, quit.

It still needs to reduce the Halewood workforce by 500-1,000, many of whom will be long-termers, with prospective very expensive redundancy packages.

Under the Scamdemic, third Lockdown, they can give the workers an ultimatum - 'if you want to work, you can; if you don't, you're refusing to, and so we can dismiss you - if you don't resign first. We'll give you a reference if you do the latter - capiche?'

Typical of the scum operation that is JLR 2010-2021.

Rather than pay 1,000 workers a proper, decent payoff package, costing ~£50 million, they can avoid all that by hiding behind the Scamdemic.

Sunak, Spaffer and co know this of course, and the local Red-Wall Tory MPs, but will do nothing to stop it - force JLR to furlough at least one-third of the idling workforce, pay national insurance, and pay redundancy packages.

This country goes from worse to worse. Tens of £billions for Spaffer's cabal's cronies, under the guise of The Thing, £100bn+ for Tory donors on HS2, plebs told to stay home and shut up, while the elites travel around the world, preaching to the plebs on not using a gas boiler or eating meat - 'hurry up and die'.

FFS, how long before even the dimmest says 'enough'.
 

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Bye, bye Disco5/Disco5-in-drag('Icon'):


- that handsome thing, with no doubt genuine class-leading off-road ability, or a $20-50k more expensive JLR Stunner?

The Disco5/'Icon' goes back to the Ford 2003 XJ platform, and the V8 engine to 1996.

The new Grand Cherokee is off the Fiat-Alfa Romeo 'Giorgio' platform, a genuine brand new development, from just a few years ago, and with some decent FCA engines, all for much less $$$.

Time has run out for JLR.
 

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Sheeeeeit, those influencers, the ones who say every non Tesla and JLR EV is 'sooo thirsty', it appears aren't that influential:

Volvo Cars to triple electric production capacity in Ghent after strong year of electrified car sales


- mainly driven by the excellent sales start of the BEV XC40.

Mr Nyland basically slated the XC40 P8 Recharge, at best damning it with faint praise.

In the real world, the XC40 is thee sales phenomenon of the last 2-3 years, with the BEV version now giving it its third wind, after the PHEV boost of the last 1-2 years.

I bet production in all is running at not far off the rate of 250k units a year across Ghent and China, which is about JLR's current total real demand.

Volvo does, JLR talks/lies. JLR's Hams Hall battery plant, and Castle Brom its 'EV Plant', just the the latest two major whoopers - criminal frauds.
 

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But Steve Cropley said the 2.3 tonnes unladen brick-shaped car with usable around 10 kWh, i.e. about 2.5 litres of diesel equivalent, given ICE efficiency of ~30-40%, would do 43 miles on electric, as certified by Her Majesty's Dept for Transport no less - so it has to be true:

UPDATE
So after a plethora of emails and calls Land Rover Head Office finally sent an engineer out - a full reset of the software and car charged to 34 miles! It drove 20 miles then died, it went up from 17mpg to 30+ and overall began to perform how I expected it to - for a week!!
It reverted back to being useless, it developed a high pitched scream in EV mode and a grinding like a wheel bearing in ICE mode.
Tech came out to the car - common fault - not the first time the tech has dealt with it - has to go to dealer.
I won't bore you with the full details but finally the car has gone to a dealership - the one with no courtesy car - I have an RR as a courtesy car!
Dealer called me after 2 days - 'we can't replicate the fault' - explained to the dealer my 'opinion' - 24 hours later - 'we managed to replicate the fault' what an amazing find - the fault reported back on the 2nd December over a month ago has now been acknowledged.
Car has to be stripped to resolve will keep me updated.



- i.e., a POS, sorry, a right POS.

POS flung out the door just before Speth departed, to show it was real, and not his problem, and the shenanigans about the rubber stamping of its fraudulent CO2, mpg and electric range numbers by DfT's VCA, which results, of course, with mug prat customers who are now horrified to find out they are the proud owners of £50-60k PsOS.

A 3 tonne loaded weight, brick-aero car driven 90% of the time by a 1.5-litre 3-pot. Jesus wept. No wonder it makes horrible noises.
 

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How can you get to the stage in life where you have the money or monthly payments to buy/run a £50-60k car, and not know that 10 kWh of energy will not motivate a 2.3 tonne unladen, high CdA car for 40+ miles, or anything like it?

Even an idiot must know that a standard ICE, diesel Disco Sport does around 30 miles to the gallon. Add in sub-zero weather, lights, heated seats etc, and say 2 adults and 3 kids, and you're looking at ~25 mpg.

That gallon of diesel has ~50 kWh of energy. You see where I'm going.

Assume mid-winter, high friction from cold oil etc, and that 50 kWh converts to 15-20 kWh of motive power.

So in what world would 10 kWh power an even heavier DSport - around 2.3 tonnes(PHEV) to 2 tonnes(diesel ICE) - almost 50% further than a gallon of diesel?

The last two generations are the thickest ever; the last one cretinous dolts. They believe, swallow patent tripe.

A ten/eleven year old bright child - of 40-50 years ago - would see, grasp this.

They would immediately see that the EV range of the PHEV Disco in current winter conditions would be around low to high teens miles, given the lighter diesel, with up to 100% more energy available to it, does around 25-30 miles.

The fact that the usually Oxbridge PPEs in the Civil Service signed this off, not realising eventually the matter would have to end up in some court, certainly civil if not criminal for serious fraud, just tells us that Oxbridge has been about reinforcing the class system and not intellectual excellence for the last 20 years or more - I should know, 2 relatives who would have scraped a Redbrick 2 generations ago, but sailed into Oxbridge - right private school etc.

What an appallingly stupid country and society we've become.
 

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Lots of egg on face tonight - and a rather large bill from Brussels for the Bombay dope wallahs, er, UK taxpayers, who of course will pay it:

- less than 3 months ago, JLR/Haymarket's lickspittle, sorry, 'independent' 'freelancer', Nick Gibbs, was dispatched to pour scorn on Transport&Environment's damaging - but true - report on the emissions fiend JLR:

https://www.transportenvironment.org/sites/te/files/publications/2020_10_TE_Car_CO2_report_final.pdf

who objected to this:

'Those that achieved least improvement so far and furthest from their targets are Daimler and Jaguar Land Rover, with a 9 g/km gap (9%) and 13 g/km (10%) respectively.'

- we'll get to Daimler, and how it faired, in a minute.

Gibbs said:

'Jaguar Land Rover has challenged the findings of a report that claims the automaker is at risk of missing its tougher CO2 emissions target in Europe and could face fines.'


- well he would, given that he effectively works for JLR via its PR contractor Haymarket.

So no actual countering proof from Nick or JLR, just a flat rebuttal - so it was true and probably then some.

Now today, with 2020 passed, the scores are in, so to speak, and we find - I know, the suspense, ...when it comes to JLR - will they be the 'White Hat' for once, ..er, NO:

'Jaguar Land Rover, which is a fifth of the size of Daimler or BMW, ended up paying fines, despite already facing less stringent targets because of its relatively small scale.'


So even though Cameron negotiated a special deal for 'the UK' - this Indian-owned company - back around 2014-'15, giving it a fleet average CO2 target of a compatively enormous 132 g/km, compared to 95 g/km for everyone else - BMW, Daimler, VAG etc - they missed it, failed - I know, what a surprise - JLR failing at something when it's real, tangible, something to do with actual work, engineering, measurable, objective, not something in PR-world, or UK.gov-world, or Media-world, where everything for JLR is always unicorns and sunlit uplands, stunning, gamechanging, world-beating, orgasmic... - you get the drift.

So Gibbs' unnamed JLR spokeswoman was bascially lying through her teeth, when she/Gibbs said:

'"We don't recognize those figures," a JLR spokeswoman told Automotive News Europe. "We are quite a bit closer."'

- cheeky, arrogant, know-nothing f'er - almost certainly one of Hallett's PR team.

At least we know or understood crystal clear one thing now:

'T&E figures showed JLR’s first half CO2 at 159 g/km, but closed the gap to 145 g/km because of supercredits it earned from sales of the full-electric Jaguar I-Pace'

- gee, I wonder is that why the hitherto completely dead I-Pace suddenly took off 'sales'-wise towards the end of 2020?

Of course it was. Those couple of thousand in all 'sales' of the I-Pace in H2 2020 in Norway are now so obvious.

Same in UK, especially just gone December, with huge nunbers of I-Paces registered - around 2,000-2,500 by my guess.

I would say JLR 'sold'/registered an extra at least 10,000 I-Paces in H2 2020, above what of course it was really selling of the I-Pace - effectively nil - in order to massively, as quickly, and as falsely as possible, reduce its EU fleet average CO2 fine - F...ing C...s.

And still the f'ers missed it - a ridiculously high 132 grammes.

Useless criminal sh!ts.

So how did the other 'partner in crime', bad boy of 'deadly' CO2 do, Daimler, who were neck and neck with JLR until as recently as just a few months ago, away from target, and hence massive fines? They did some work - a LOT of work:

Daimler avoids fines after hitting European CO2 targets

'Mercedes-Benz-owner enjoys ‘tremendous ramp-up’ in sales of electric cars in second half of year'

'Ola Kallenius said on Thursday the company sold 160,000 electrified Mercedes cars during the pandemic-ridden year and a further 30,000 electric Smart cars, avoiding millions of euros in fines.

The Stuttgart-based manufacturer was an industry laggard in the drive to cut emissions for most of the year and had been expected to take a hit from Brussels.'


- that's a boss, a CEO, fizzing with energy, leading his company - doing almost the impossible - taking Mercedes from the back of the field, to effectively the front now - EQS, EQA imminent - in just half a year.

In nearly the same period, start of September 2020, Bollore hasn't even been seen.

How can you lead, if people doubt you even are a thing, and not some sick joke of Hallett, or the UK state as a psy op?

Kallenius is the toast of Stuttgart tonight - saved Daimler several billiuon euros, and probably thousands of further jobs pencilled in for the axe, if the fines had been levied.

And now we probably, almost certainly know why Halewood plant management/JLR HQ is playing such hardball with the workforce - total shyster behaviour - trying to stop a few £million being handed over to HMRC for nat. ins., and redundancy money of at most £50m, spread over the next year at least - peanuts really, for supposedly such a large company - but one whose beancounters are going spare over the EU fines, potentially up to around a £bn, incoming.

They'd be even higher of course, much higher, if JLR had to certify its vehicles, for CO2, mpg, electric range etc, with a real regulator, not the DfT, as it real emissions are up to 100% higher than 'certified' by the jokers/criminals in Whitehall.

It's all going wrong for JLR, though, all flowing in the wrong direction, after its charmed life of 2011 till around 2016/17.

All good frauds come to an end.
 

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How ridiculous, panicked, desperate, fraudulent was JLR's registering - not selling - of the I-Pace, to get 'supercredits' - BEVs, zero CO2 counted double - to try to get its EU fleet average fine down, before the end of 2020? This much:

Germany, Dec. 2020, registrations(not sales)

Audi e-tron - which has mullered the I-Pace by between 5:1 to 10:1 outselling, had 610 registrations

I-Pace had 577 - a figure so high that the registrations authority could not compute the percentage change in its table - or they're dubious too.

I've checked - in December 2019, 59 I-Paces were registered - no doubt itself an inflated figure - demos, manangement cars etc.

That's obviously an almost ten-fold increase year-on-year, or 878%.

Farcical. Same story/thing in Norway, and in UK - huge registering of I-Paces - financed by the UK taxpayer - now likely to be effectively given away in the course of 2021 - pre-regs, ex-management cars, freebies for VIPs, long-term loaners for media mates, etc - anything to dispose of hundreds, thousands of fake 'sold' cars.

It's all they had - the I-Pace to get the fleet average CO2 down. JLR's real fleet average CO2 is around 250 g/km. A sick joke.

The last laugh however will be on the painfully right-on and pc and Diversity-adoring mob actually running JLR - Hallett and co - whose press releases are painful - anything but about cars, engineering, and everything about LGBTQ+, Diversity, Saving the Planet, PPE, etc, etc.

Because, with Pedo Joe and the Hoe looking to be in the White House in a couple of weeks, it's sayonara to gas-guzzlers, ICEs in total in fact.

JLR is the least able carmaker in the world, by a mile, to withstand this.

Its real consumption 10-15 mpg(US) SUVs will be felled in one swoop, either by punitive taxation on anything emitting more than say 200 g/km CO2, or just simply banned by 'The New Green Deal'.

Their riding on the PC wave, standing on top of it, shouting from the rooftops how (painfully) Woke(cultural Marxist) they were, will just get them a one-way ticket to the bankruptcy court.

Unless they really go mad, and start offering 50,000 I-Paces in the US this year, at say $50k - with the UK taxpayer picking up the bill for the loss of ~£30k on each one - it's impossible for JLR to survive the coming Neo-Bolshevik storm that is about to hit America - hidden under its Green outer coating - red in tooth and claw underneath.

Spaffer's bidding for the neo-bolshevik billionaire set of the Notting Hill Greens in this country - Zac Goldsmith etc - axing ICEs and PHEVs from 2030 - will be nothing compared to what the Pedo and the Hoe's handlers in the US will do.

So what a waste, those 10-20,000 I-Paces registered for the 2020 EU fine thing, at the cost of the UK taxpayer, when in just months it will be for nought, in vain.
 

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The Media peddling open lies - knowing the plebs will swallow it, not think to check for themselves, simply not think:

'Jaguar has stopped production of the current [XJ]model, after demand fell during the coronavirus pandemic. It will launch a new version of the car next year.'


- funny, I could have sworn the Scamdemic didn't start pre-July 2019, when the last XJ was made.

They don't care, at such bare-faced, breathtaking lies, as they know only one person in a hundred, or less, will know it's bollox or care.

I said way back in March last year(2020) that 'They' would use The Thing/Plandemic/Scamdemic as the blame, scapegoat for all the ills, real problems, systemic and chronic, massive frauds, like JLR, that had been going on for years/decades prior - 'Oh look, the Scamdemic caused another collapse - Damn you, Scamdemic!' - and the gormless, brainwashed plebs would swallow it all - which they did, and then some - 10 months of experience shows.

Pathetic scum in the media now don't even have to try - Spaffer's cabal hands £20bn+ to its mates, cronies, donors - 'its because the Scamdemic, an Emergency! - so STFU, pleb. Plod nowhere to be seen.

'JLR has woes' - it's all the fault of the bloody Scamdemic - 'Damn you, Scamdemic!' - plebs dutifully swallow it.

Note also, the Torygraph hack, Tony Diver - real person? - sas the 'New XK' will be next year - 2022.

12 months ago, Autocar had on the front cover of its first 2020 edition - '2020 is its year' - with the main allusion to the then imminently arriving New XJ/eXJ.

And so the game goes on - always mañana - JLR to stun the world, any minute now... .

The Mayhem bung of £500m for eXJ/electric Castle Brom/battery plant Hams Hall, needs to go back from Tata to the British taxpayers - and Mayhem's collar felt, and neck measured.

And above all, the British people need to grow a spine, and stand up to these plummy-mouthed vermin, who are walking all over them, robbing them blind, saddling their grandchildren with hundreds of £billions in debt, for the Scamdemic, and the tens of £billions handed out of their money to their bumchums from private school, and offshore donors.
 

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- the real problem here is Fatboy Spaffer, now confirmed 'Ecowarrior' - carer Carrie's Woke crowd, and the Notting Hill billioniare 'Green' set pulling his strings - cannot be seen in a 3 tonne+, 17 foot long, armoured Range Rover, with a 10 miles to the gallon, 25 year old planet-destroying ICE, when he and they are telling the plebs to rip out their gas boilers, in the middle of a 'Cold Snap'/Ice Age, get rid of their diesel and petrol cars, or bicycle/walk, to 'Save the Planet'.

If it was 'powered' by a tonne+ of batteries - powered by Polish coal, French nukes and Putin gas - that would be fine, but JLR's fresh out of EV Range Rovers.

The obvious thing was, would have have been, to armour an I-Pace - EV - bingo.

But even for teeny tiny 5'8" Spaffer, that would mean sitting in the equivalent of a child's seat, there's no room in the back of the I-Pace, and 3" glass, bomb-proof floor and roof would leave a literal thimble of space - no go.

So, the only option is to put Fatboy on a bike, and a dozen LGBTQ+ cops around him, or get something like a PHEV S-Class in 'Guard' spec - Green enough, and proven world-over armoured spec.

Embarrassing for 'Britannia/Empire 2.0', 'world-beating Britain', but then, in reality, we make f' all - since Thatcher and her stringpullers took an axe to British industry 40 years ago.

A Phantom, Ghost, Cullinan, Flying Spur, Bentayga - all 'British', and easily armourable - would all be out of the question - the plebs must see that Spaffer is a 'man of the people', and not the bought and paid puppet of oligarchs and the world's tax-evading billion and trillionaires.

If he waits a couple of months, he could have a Merc EQS, big enough overhead to allow armour, and leave shortar$e with plenty of room.

Imagine Spaffer being Stuttgart's finest 'Influencer'- poor old HRH Charlie, Tata Salesman, would have a coronary.
 
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