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New Genesis G90 looks like how a new XJ should have:

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- lithe looking, nice flat bonnet, distinct from the S-Class/7-Series/A8.

If Hyundai could do it, why couldn't Tata-JLR? Oh yeah, Tata spends no money, only bleeds JLR and the UK taxpayer dry, and JLR has no engineers, just marketers and Diversity experts.
 

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JLR is bust, the Plan-/Pingdemic, Chips, Brexit etc bollox isn't fooling anyone - but 99.99% of the UK population - but the fact remains that JLR needs cash, pronto, oodles of it, hence 'SMMT'(JLR proxy/stooge)'s call for help, and a veiled threat of massive job losses if not:


China has gone off a cliff. The likes of France, Spain, Holland etc are worse than they were at the 'height' of the Scamdemic last year - how can that be?

The global, media, regimes' cover story is Chips. Nope. It's a bust proletariat, globally.

Car sales, genuine ones, are through the floor - everywhere.

The collapse of China is the final straw for the 'Recovery', 'Post-Plandemic Bounce' Jackanory-story, fed to cretins by the media vermin.

They've tried the same with house prices. Does anyone believe that sh!tholes are going for 15% more than they were last year, in 'Escape from New York' UK major cities, for instance, as the media would have morons believe?

They're just outright lying now, in a mixture of total panic mode, and total arrogance - and stupidity - none of these media types live in the real world, or are genuinely certifiable.

15% annual house price rise, and 1 year waiting list for cars, are Peak Bollox, only swallowed by the thickest of the thickest - the ones wearing masks, who STILL believe the Plandemic, after 18 month - utterly pigsh!t thick.

JLR needs £10bn, cash, immediately, and around £20bn, cash, to get it through the next 6 months.

Will Spaffer cough? Will he F. Squeaky Sunak knows the score - let Spaffer impale himself on trying to do a 'Gordon Brown II', with MG Rover in 2005 - total, humiliating failure - and then show himslef as Mister 'you can't buck the market', Thatcher reincarnate, from 1979/80 - the blue rinse and ERG faction will adore him.

Spaffer would spaff £30bn at 'JLR' - Tata - before Xmas, no problem - it's not his money, therefore gives zero Fs.

Bur Sunak, and a couple of others, would spot this a mile away as there opportunity to make Spaffer seem like a Jim Callagham, past-it clown, and they the 'hard market discipline' future.

No doubt behind the scenes Tata will get some bunce, UK taxpayer payoff, from the ethnic Indian Sunak, but the public will be told they were told 'go whistle'.

'Chips' - pah. The chips are down for JLR - Tata - more like. This is the endgame. No more WCotY, Gamechanger, Icon... , etc bollox, just 'show us the money', as if you don't, JLR formally, in full public glare, goes BL 1970s stylee bust - 5 years after the event.
 

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Ingenium utter pile of junk shock - worse than 25 year old engine with blanking plates:


'We'll get the bad news out of the way first: That new engine did not perform as well as the supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 it replaces. We tested the more powerful, 395-hp P400 configuration—there's also a 335-hp P340 version—and it trailed the previous 380-hp F-Pace S by a half second both in its sprint to 60 mph (5.5 seconds) and through the quarter-mile (14.0 seconds at 103 mph). '

- that 380PS thing was just the 1996 AJ-V8 with blanking plates, to make it a V6.

Imagine how bad the Ingenium thing must be, 'with the latest turbo tech', AND an electric super-/turbocharger, to to be worse than that bodged joke thing.

Car&Driver tries to cover for JLR with the weight excuse - less than two fat Yanks on a car genuinely weighing around 5,000 lbs with driver, fuel etc.

'400PS' and 0-100 km/h converted in around 6.5 seconds, does not tally.

That garbage Ingenium thing, 'with all the latest tech', is wheezing out ~320PS max.

It's not the tech, bolted on, bought in boxes from Bosch and co., but the fundamental, base engine - the world's worst ever engine, Ingenium.

It resonates like hell, as it was designed too light, to offset JLR's terrible vehicle weight problem.

If they try to produce power, it sends vibrations through the controls, pedals etc, and shakes itself to bits within a few thousand miles - hence the joke turned-down output.

No one's paying the better part of $100k, for a car that would be beaten off the lights by a $30k Acura - regardless of all that priceless 'character' - faults etc.

Ingenium was the worst thing to happen to JLR - that and the failure to get BMW's/VAG's engines to replace the Ford supply contract - until the abortion, joke of the I-Pace, which killed off any hope of 'EV-JLR' being taken seriously, just when diesel/ICE was dying.

And as for the 'New' F-Pace itself - another JLR, completely undeveloped, all show, literal no go, deathtrap, like the I-Pace etc:

'We were disappointed by the squishy brake-pedal feel and long 183-foot stop from 70 mph.'

- 183 feet! What is it, a 3-ton G-Class or Land Cruiser?

That translates to around 44 metres for a stop from 62 mph(100 km/h) - appalling - given that even 2 tonnes or a bit more modern medium-sized SUVs are now generally stopping around 34-37 metres, even with tyres like Pirelli Scorpion Verdes.

- joke. Junk.

MG Rover+++. MG Rover/the Phoenix Four had the grace to keel over and die, and disappear.

JLR and the clowns 'running it', and more importantly, propping it up, haven't the first pang of shame, as to keeping this living-dead joke going.
 

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'We were disappointed by the squishy brake-pedal feel and long 183-foot stop from 70 mph.'

- the 'New' Velar.

Compare that 'sporty' Velar to a 2.5 tonne, non-'sporty' car:


- 41 metres/135 feet.

That's around 32/33 metres from 100 km/h.

That's Porsche 911 stopping just a few years back.

I-Pace adverts are all over Uncle Rupert's media outlets again. Does JLR/Tata really think they can get by for 3/4 years on flooding the airwaves with 'The New Jaguar I-Pace', a now 5 year old bodged F-Pace, that has around half the range of the latest EVs?

Insanity or chutzpah? Or desperation? A mixture of all three.
 

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Told you(over and over) - JLR's only path to survive, given a 25 year old engine and no EVs, is to become a niche manufacturer, 50k units a year max, £150k+ pricing, and so gain exemption from EU - de facto UK - emission regs.:

Italy seeks to shield supercars from Europe's combustion engine ban
Government seeks exemption for Ferrari and Lamborghini


The pols and bureaucrats in Italy are awake, back at their desks, not on their fifth jolly of the year - Crete, Mustique, wherever - all paid for by 'donors' of course - favours for cash, which used to be known as criminal corruption in the days of Harold Wilson and Lord (Gannex) Kagan, even Tony Bliar and Lord Cashpoint, etc - and realise that the de facto ban on ICE over 100g/km CO2 by 2025 by the EU Kommissars will destroy Ferrari and Lambo, and hence much of what is left of Italian industry - worth the name of - and hence 'Italy' itself - pride in a nation, society, that can make such products.

'Cuddly Boris', Krazy Kwarteng, Whitehall Oxbridge PPE mandarins etc. don't know where Coventry, Castle Brom etc are - some sh!tholes you fly over in a donor-provided private jet on the way to an oligarch's castle for a long weekend in Tuscany perhaps.

Italy is still a nation, even with its north-south divide, The peasants of the south, and go-getters of Milan understand the importance of high-end car making, industry generally, to the Italian nation and people.

'UK' was never a nation. The Scots threw their lot in with London only after they went bankrupt in the early 1700s. The Irish were treated worse than west African slaves - indentured in the colonies, and massacred by Cromwell's 'soldiers', topped off by the scum of the earth Black and Tans, sent to Ireland by the 'great man' Churchill, not forgetting the largely man-made disaster - genocide - of The Great Famine.

Also, the City of London, its corporations, 'planted' Ulster, hence destroying and dividing the island of Ireland to this day.

'United Kingdom' - you're having a laugh.

The London/City 'elites' don't give a flying one about Scotland - except the cleared estates, grouse moors, Balmoral etc - nor N.Ireland - dump this now massive drain into the EU's - Germany's - taxpayer lap. Wales? Where?

'England' is another fantasy - brainwashed to the plebs night after night, by the BBC and co.

You think these London/City elites give a flying one about Coventry, B'ham, or Liverpool?

Where?

'England' is not Italy. 'England' is a geographical connection to a City state, The City, and all its flunkeys and servicers in London - pols, media, 'The Law', Plod etc

The City launders tens of billions of pounds a day, and of course is the spider at the centre of the web of 'The Crown' - the by-far largest global offshore tax evasion network.

Why would London's 'elites' give a F about 'England', Coventry etc, when that money is sloshing around, with of course generous palm greasings for all the servicing flunkeys?

Venice was of course once 'The City' of its day. But Italy, its pols in Rome, or Milan, or Turin, understand that Ferrari and co. glue the nation together, not the Borse in Milan.

JLR hasn't a prayer. Spaffer is not even the Gordon Brown of his day, rushing up to Longbridge to try to save a sunk MG Rover in 2005.

Spaffer would say 'F off', to a mandarin, official, SpAd, daring to tell him to do something, to help the ordinary plebs.

Spaffer and his kind, 'the elites', Eton, Oxbridge, Bullingdon, Piers Gaveston etc, are sociopaths, who believe in nothing, except stuffing their faces, and F'ing anything with a pulse.

Italy is showing how a real nation behaves, when its lifeblood, its genune real crown jewels, are threatened - by the red in tooth and claw communist scum, hiding behind 'Green', in Brussels.

'UK', 'England' are being exposed as a joke, useless to the average working pleb, just when it needs its protection most.
 

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Call the knacker man. An old horse wants carting off - JLR.

They'll have their knickers in a twist at Gaydon this morning/south of France:

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The huge numbers of paid Tesla, and not a few JLR shills are all over the Net, saying how gopping Merc's EQ stuff is, what a disaster, joke etc - which means they and their employers are bricking it.

Same thing happened about a year ago with the start of VW/VAG's ID/MEB stuff - 'disaster', 'rubbish', 'a joke', 'Tesla ten years/light years ahead'.

Even with the whole of the 'global' media behind them, and the US and UK (deep) states protecting them and propping them up, as posterchild propaganda tools, Tesla and JLR can't stop and hold back reality.

The day has come. The jokes, two cheeks of the same ar$e, media brainwashing psy ops, are exposed as either a purveyor of a 10 year old car, in 57 Varieties - 'Model 3', 'Model Y', etc - or a purveyor of, er, a 10 year old car, in 57 Varieties, the 2012 Full-fat(2003 XJ), and all its subsequent refrockings.

'Alien tech'? 'Gamechanger'?, 'World-beaters', ... . F off. That's only believed and aimed at pre-pubescent boys - thirty-/fortysomething old 'men', in today's insane society.

The whole EV thing is bollox, a scam, all predicated on CAGW, 0.04%, trace gas carbon dioxide, and 30+ years of battering simpletons with 'science'.

BUT, if the clowns/psychos/evil c**** in charge want to play this game, you may as well do it right, well, bury yourself in the engineering, chemistry and so on, until the obviously advancing little ice age, peaking around 2025-2030, blows the doors off the whole thing.

Tesla and JLR(Gamechanger), the global media-professed leaders, vanguards, prophets of this New Zero-Carbon World Order, Great Reset, are the least of this - in reality.

They're marketing outfits, that's all. They're The Wizard of Oz - the cowardly lion, the Tin Man, ...and the Man behind the Curtain - no, not the rubber-faced, bewigged, Body Mass Index 35+, loon Musk, but the money men who put this sh!t out to the masses, to convince them of this global New Order, driven by 4, 5, whatever degrees C, global temperature rise - 'we're all gonna die, unless 99% of you start living like medieval serfs again', or better still, freeze and/or starve to death, with £30,000 heat pumps replacling your £1,000 gas boilers, £1/kWh 'Green' electricity, etc, etc.

The higher-ups in Daimler, VAG, BMW must know it's all a scam, but have to play along for now.

And that;s what they're doing, to the max. Tesla and JLR are now as relevant, even with the Thai/Chinese guy in Norway becoming histerical in his 'Tesla is the best' schtick, as t!ts on a bull.

They're only existing because they're (deep) state operations. Give it a few more years, months?, and both with be regarded, with utter disdain, contempt, and as standing jokes, as Lada, Moskvitch, Lada etc were at the [email protected] end of Communism, by the peasants in the late 70s and 80s.
 

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Even arch state/regime propaganda tool The Grauniad knows that it can't keep shovelling sh!t down the extremely gullible plebs' throats, with month after month, after month, of 'Chip Shortage!', nope, 'Brexit!', nope, 'Pingdemic', and then back to 'Plandemic!', and so on, and tell these simpleton gullible fools that every one of these plebs is rushing out and ordering new, often £70k or more, cars - and hence '1 year waiting lists' - especially of course JLR cars - all in massive demand, er, except The Gamechanger:

'This follows a drop of almost 30% in July, when the ‘pingdemic’ of people self-isolating also hit sales.

Demand could also be suffering from more people shifting to hybrid working patterns, and the dip in UK consumer confidence in August.'


- ha ha! - busted!

'Dip', my ar$e. The average pleb is broke. They've piled what money - debt, borrowings - into property - stupid F'ers.

They have zero money for £25k runabouts, never mind the media lies of 'everyone in the world is ordering a £70k+ 'Icon' 90'.

'(-)22%' is another media 'Big Lie'. The real figure is at least double. New cars sales - genuine - have gone.

As I've said, over and over, the only things selling - genuinely - are top-end EVs,Taycans etc, due to basically costing nothing - full tax write off in the first year, when 'bought through the company'.

The 90% of plebe can barely afford the rocketing cost of basic living - food, electrcity and gas prices rocketing, petrol £1.35/litre, train fares, insurance, etc, etc.

They've pinned everything, bet everything on Black - house prices.

The Regime - Spaffer the latest, about to be ejected frontman - has painted itself into a corner - there's nowhere to go for house prices - except down - in avertical straight line.

When a 3-bed hovel in nowheresville costs around 30 times the annual take-home pay of a pleb, you've run out of road - even the plebs realise something's not right.

When house prices turn, they'll collapse, as it was only a Ponzi, Groupthink, herd mentality rushing into buy, gazump, endless 15%/year increases.

That works in reverse too - with knobs on - take away the credulity, of the gullible plebs - and it's look out below.

That's what terrifies the Regime - hence the bollox on 'Pingdemic', '1 year waiting list for new cars' etc - all the same thing as 15% annual, forever house price rises.

They're f'ed. Hence Spaffer letting it be known - one of his not passed out flunkeys - that the autumn/winter will see reimposed 'Corona Restictions' - i.e., de facto, but undeclared martial lawe, as the plebs begin to realise their £500k 'investment' in some hovel, is now worth £350k, and dropping at the rate of at least a £k a week.

The Guardian - what a horrible rag.
 

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Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse for JLR:

VW CEO says smart cars, not EVs, are 'game changer'


- Cropley and co. at Haymarket on heart attack/suicide watch.

I thought 'Gamechanger' was copyrighted by JLR and its PR contractor Haymarket anyway?

Diess(VAG CEO) is right of course.

Any old fool can do a decent EV now. ZF this morning in Munich have presented essentially a 'crate' EV package - a 'black box' electric drive unit - not unlike Ford's last week.

JLR's 'Gamechanger' of 2016 now looks like a Ford Model T.

The real decider, sorter of wheat from chaff, is Level 4/5 autonomy.

A motor, a battery, some controls, is not diffcult. Telling a computer how to make literal head or tail of the real world, IS - as the Loon's constantly murdering, 'Full Self-Driving' Killer-mobiles shows.

JLR has already been left for dead with bog standard EV. Autonomy is a whole new level of headache - a gamechanger you might say.

JLR can't do Level 3, even with Bosh and co. doing all the engineering, and supllying all the bits, black box style, so it has no hops of level 4/5.

It's over. Spaffer is planning his exit - make himself hideously unpopular, with about-turn tax rises etc, thereby 'forcing' his ejection, as he knows enough to know what's coming over the cold months - next 11 - for the UK is hideous, not least the collapse of the 'Booming, World-Beating, Global Britain' posterchild/psy op JLR.
 

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So, Jaguar's home market - only market - share is in freefall.

Officially - JLR/SMMT/DVLA - below 1%; truthfully, as little as one decimal place to the left - not far off 0.1% - equalling, or 'bettering' the worst days of BL ownership - around the late 1970s.

I get the impression that Bollor has made a change - he's knocked on the head a lot of Speth's completely OTT, outrageous, crimnally fraudulent of course, 'sales' padding.

The number of self-registrations, now 'Kx', must have dropped by around half, maybe a bit more.

He's like the guys at the FDA, or JCVI, who realise they're the Fall Guys, who might be the one who get officially nicked, for the worse sins of their forebears.

Speth is away scot free, but Bollore now realises what he's walked into - Enron to the power of 100.

This sudden, 'mysterious' melting of JLR's UK market share, is simply Bollore trying to avoid having his collar felt - someone is going to have to take the rap, be the dupe, left holding baby, when JLR 'suddenly' falls over - MG Rover 2005 x 1000.

Strip away the self-registers, the VIP cars, the 'sales' to the NHS, Whitehall the 'royal' Firm etc, and JLR's UK market share, in total, across Jag and L/Rover, is about 1%.

So much fuss about so little.

Hyundai-Kia meanwhile is on well over 10%, headed to 11, 12% - now UK market leader.

Not a word about that from the media.

Tiny Lexus outsold Jaguar - multiply in reality - with just one, barely-decent EV.

When will this farce finally end?
 

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What 'Chip Shortage'/'Pingdemic'/'Brexit'/Plandemic?:


- second best ever August, etc.

Could it be that there isn't a supply problem, but a demand problem - with cars?

No shortage of supply with highly in demand vans - odd that.

The media scum are peddling another Big Lie - almost on a par with the Scamdemic and CAGW - to cover the collapse of what was left of Pleb Purchasing Power - in the UK, unless you're in the .01% 'Elite', and the 'middle class' gimps who service them - hacks, quacks, pols, Plod, 'scientists' etc, you're f'ing completely stony broke, and things are only going to get worse - everything going up in price - deliberately so.

There is no mass demand for >~£20k cars, and no 'Economy'.

The whole thing, the UK, the 'British Economy', 'England', etc, etc, is a confidence trick, played out at the 90%+'s expense - who swallow it completely - The Virus, Globull Warrming, 'Booming, Bouncing-back Britain', hovels really worth 30 times a pleb's annual wage, '1 year waiting lists for £70k diesels', etc.

I'm sorry, but the average Brit today makes a retard from a couple of generationa ago look like Einstein.

The result of this huge dumbing down, over 2/3 post-war generations in the UK, is a people, society who will believe anything - JLR a huge success, everyone adores 'Boris', 'Brenda'(Her Maj) etc.

No wonder we have no real work, jobs or industry. The mass of people are imbeciles.
 

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So quiet from JLR. Is this the new strategy? Keep your head down and hope something turns up? - Brenda('Her Maj') popping her long overdue clogs - young blood transfusions(obviously not from the 'vaxxed') - and more Icons and Full-fats than you can shake a stick at, on 24/7 rolling coverage 'news' by the BBC, Sky et al, on 'A Nation in Mourning'?

Maybe they'll hurry things along, and give Brenda the real thing in The Booster jab, and not saline/nothing.

3/4 years of this? Must be good drugs down in Gaydon.

Not only Bollore is 'MIA', but also the once high-profile gimps like 'Chas' Hallett - head of PR - and Mardell, the bean counter.

Perhaps the most telling is the zero profile of McGovern - the once Mighty Midget.

Surely the 'global' media should be full of hagiography pieces on this pint-sized design 'god', in the run up to his latest masterpiece, and career-crowning achievement - the 'new' Range Rover - with the 26 year old engine.

Where is he? Where's his masterpiece, the 'New Range Rover'?

Could it be that this about to be pensioner knows the game is up, and will jump, like Callum, before he's either pushed, or the 'New' Range Rover is outed as a yet another JLR makeover - old wine in new bottles.

Why would a 65 year old hang around a company that's got the stench of death?

It's be like a 60+ year old quack consultant in the NHS being told to toe the line on the Scamdemic bollox - 'or else'(lose their job) - that a ten year old could see through, and saying 'F that, I'm off'.

Spaffer's offski too, any minute - knows when to leg it from a sinking ship - not the Tory Party, but the 'UK'/'England' bollox sold to the plebs.

All the vermin are running. Only the headbangers like Zahawi and Bollore are left behind, too stupid, or too bunged to see the obvious, and leg it.
 

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Interesting piece in the Times today reporting that the local hotspots for EV registration, national figure of just over 10%.
Hottest spot is Oxfordshire, including Oxford where we are told EV ownership is actively incentivised, leads with 20%.
Followed by London 18%, city of Birmingham 16% and then the North East (Leaf Land) at again 16%.
 

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Interesting piece in the Times today reporting that the local hotspots for EV registration, national figure of just over 10%.
Hottest spot is Oxfordshire, including Oxford where we are told EV ownership is actively incentivised, leads with 20%.
Followed by London 18%, city of Birmingham 16% and then the North East (Leaf Land) at again 16%.
Want to guess why? What's the real reason for this 'hotspot', in nowheresville 'Oxfordshire'?

Answers on a postcard to:

JLR Self-Registering,
Gaydon.

- Gaydon, which until near the end of 2020 fell into DVLA's Oxfordshire, 'Ox' plate region, but which seems to have move about 20 miles east, and is now in DVLA Northamptonshire region, 'Kx' plate.

In the second half of, last quarter especially of 2020, JLR threw the (taxpayer financed)kitchen sink at EV(I-Pace) (self-)registration.

I estimate about 5,000 I-Paces were registered - self-registered - all those 'Ox70 I-Paces running about about Solihull and S.Warks towards the end of last year, and still occassionally to be seen - can't sell the bastards - dump them on the dealers as 'ex-management'. - would take a loss of at least 50% of rrp, and so destroy what's left of residuals for any mug, real private owners - might even be lawsuits - 'JLR floods I-Pace secondhand market with up to 5,000 cars; wrecks values'.

This was done by JLR because:

  • it's not their money - JLR is funded, run, propped up by the UK taxpayer - so burning through conservatively a quarter of a £billion pounds is no problem - a tint fraction of the tens of £billions in all given to JLR/Tata over the last 13 years
  • they, JLR, had to show the Gamechanger I-PAce wasn't completely dead, even with the 'sales' to the NHS and Whitehall - Magna is making around 20k cars/year, and JLR has to soak this up and get rid of them
  • they, JLR, had to reduce their fleet average CO2 figure, to reduce the EU fines

So, that's the real story behind the BS Times garbage 'story'/journalism article.

The hack/The Times wouldn't print the above, even if they could be ar$ed to do the work, the thinking, that thing called journalism - investigating - as it would show JLR as a criminal fraud operation, and reveal this as just the tip of the 'Fraudberg' - JLR the biggest con, scam, (deep)state propaganda op ever - along with the US version, Tesla.

The Times, and the Media, and the State, do not want the ordinary pleb going down the rabbit hole, and finding out what's really going on, the real story(/-ies) - 'Just shut up, believe what we tell you, and watch Love Island/the Football.
 

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Until the end of 2020 all JLR vehicles across the range of Management, Friends and Family, Daily Rental, NHS, Buck House, Prince Redhead and Princess Pinocchio, Press magazine and Dealer loans, hangers on etc etc were all PDI and registered for JLR by Paragon Fleet Solutions at Bicester OX25 5HA.
No cars were ever registered at Gaydon but the OE OV OW OX hailed from Bicester still in Oxfordshire so hence the falsified figures published for the disaster I Pace which has lead many to believe its succeeded with huge sales.
From 2021 a new Co based in Northamptonshire has picked up the contract so JLR cars now bear KS KX etc joining Mercedes ,PSA. and others so now confusing the used car market all with Northamptonshire registrations.
The latest JLR Press Fleet now carry VX plates. Engineering hacks and Zebra covered test mules and prototype vehicles are also carrying VX plates but most of these are crushed at end of life as demanded by HM revenue and customs.
 

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Until the end of 2020 all JLR vehicles across the range of Management, Friends and Family, Daily Rental, NHS, Buck House, Prince Redhead and Princess Pinocchio, Press magazine and Dealer loans, hangers on etc etc were all PDI and registered for JLR by Paragon Fleet Solutions at Bicester OX25 5HA.
No cars were ever registered at Gaydon but the OE OV OW OX hailed from Bicester still in Oxfordshire so hence the falsified figures published for the disaster I Pace which has lead many to believe its succeeded
From 2021 a new Co based in Northamptonshire has picked up the contract so JLR cars now bear KS KX etc joining Mercedes ,PSA. and others so confusing the used car market all with Northamptonshire registrations.
The latest JLR Press Fleet now carry VX plates as do the Engineering hacks and Zebra covered test mules and prototype vehicles.
Good info. Thanks.

Why can't they PDI, register their own stuff?

Is it a crony contract, or to make JLR's self-registers look less obvious - 'not us, guv'.
 

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It seems a traditional thing to outsource the PDI and registration for Jaguar cars and the insurance is included for the user all in the low monthly charge for Friends and Family/Managers.The switch from all the OE OW Oxfordshire registered cars for JLR was a bit strange and seems without good reason.Registering the cars in a different county will not fool the buying public who will eventually clock the fact these are still JLR cars from a very differing user such as genuine ex managers/families to daily rentals and loan cars. All the manufacturers are pre registrating cars to keep numbers up for the SMMT to crow about but which gives a totally false picture as they are not genuine sales which then are then used to flood the car supermarkets and depress prices. Good news for some of us who bought ex JLR managers cars at ridiculously low prices and would not ever buy new again due to the enormous saving.
 

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It seems a traditional thing to outsource the PDI and registration for Jaguar cars and the insurance is included for the user all in the low monthly charge for Friends and Family/Managers.The switch from all the OE OW Oxfordshire registered cars for JLR was a bit strange and seems without good reason.Registering the cars in a different county will not fool the buying public who will eventually clock the fact these are still JLR cars from a very differing user such as genuine ex managers/families to daily rentals and loan cars. All the manufacturers are pre registrating cars to keep numbers up for the SMMT to crow about but which gives a totally false picture as they are not genuine sales which then are then used to flood the car supermarkets and depress prices. Good news for some of us who bought ex JLR managers cars at ridiculously low prices and would not ever buy new again due to the enormous saving.
All true. I think the change from 'O' to 'K' is almost certainly to do with 'O' being blown - rumbled.

Haven't seen man/any '71' plates yet. Under Speth, JLR would have 'sold' thousands/tens of thousands of new plate cars by now - in 'the good old days'.

I do think Bollore has certainly turned down the wick a bit - by around half.

With all new car sales crashing, except top-end EVs, having so many new JLRs running about would have been too obvious, even for those who normally don't notice such things - 'journalists'?.

Also, as I said, Bollore doesn't want to be the fall guy. Better to have the pain and embarrassment of having to report 'suddenly' crashing sales(since 2015/'16), in your home/only market, than have your collar felt - Dick of the Yard is on her way out - the new broom might want to make a name for him/her/itself, with a very high profile easy scalp - Plod did the 2017 'Heist' for/with JLR, so know where the bodies are buried - no honour amongst thieves/frausters/high level criminals.
 

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'Every car on this cover is electric' - hence why it's (another) JLR-free zone, in JLR Weekly - surely JLR should ask for their(our taxpayer money) back, from Rupert:

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Until the end of 2020 all JLR vehicles across the range of Management, Friends and Family, Daily Rental, NHS, Buck House, Prince Redhead and Princess Pinocchio, Press magazine and Dealer loans, hangers on etc etc were all PDI and registered for JLR by Paragon Fleet Solutions at Bicester OX25 5HA.
No cars were ever registered at Gaydon but the OE OV OW OX hailed from Bicester still in Oxfordshire so hence the falsified figures published for the disaster I Pace which has lead many to believe its succeeded with huge sales.
From 2021 a new Co based in Northamptonshire has picked up the contract so JLR cars now bear KS KX etc joining Mercedes ,PSA. and others so now confusing the used car market all with Northamptonshire registrations.
The latest JLR Press Fleet now carry VX plates. Engineering hacks and Zebra covered test mules and prototype vehicles are also carrying VX plates but most of these are crushed at end of life as demanded by HM revenue and customs.
Paragon Fleet Solutions is BCA by another name.
It maybe that if JLR are using an outfit in Northamptonshire it is quite likely to be Manheim ?
 
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