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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 ?
Manheim's owner also owns Autotrader:


Manheim Centre Northampton
Brackmills Industrial Estate
Northampton NN4 7EX

Even less news on JLR today - Google not even bothering to report 'Latest News' - as there isn't any.

What's going on down there?

Has Bollore legged it?
Has McGovern legged it?
Has Hallett legged it?
Where's the 'new' Range Rover - ~18 months late so far.
Where's the formal annoucement of JLR getting the BMW V8?
What are '13,000 engineers', and 35,000 pairs of hands in total, doing?
What happened to Hilton Holloway's 'Inside Track', his JLR 'Deepthroat'?
When will the Big 4's senior auditing partners and JLR's 'F'wit Four' be appearing at The Old Bailey?
 

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Interesting questions that need answers but I bet that you don’t get any!!
 

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Cognitive Dissonance much?

The gormless, endlessly gullible plebs are told:

  • JLR is world-beating, stunning, gamechanging cars, huge success
  • there's one year waiting lists for £70k diesel JLRs
  • hovels are 'worth' £500k, any half-decent family home, not in a ghetto, £1m, or more
  • the UK is getting hotter and hotter, 'we're all gonna die', unless you install that £50k heat pump
  • etc

reality:

  • JLR is dead - even the PR machine seems to be on the blink
  • UK property is classic, pure Ponzi, 'They' just choosing the moment to the rip the carpet from under the gormless plebs' feet
  • UK is 90% of the year a temperate/cold and damp country; the sun's cycles determine our climate

The Powers that Be/Media have to 'limited hangout' some of the latter, reality, occasionally:


- GDP 'stalling' - i.e., the economy's gone off a cliff.

Bear in mind, this is for July, a month with 'Freedom Day', and £billions spent, and later p!ssed away, on Euro Football booze, and lots of plastic 'wicker' garden furniture, patio heaters, etc - all imported from China.

Take away that heroin injection hit, and the real economy is comatose.

October will herald 'A new Strain', or some Covid emergency, requiring new Lockdown, masks etc.

What it's really about is, in addition to forcing the around 10% non-Jabbed to get their k!ll shot - no Jab, no job, no food - is effective martial law, to cover the reality of a collapsed, non economy, cold weather on top, plus gas, electricity price rices, higher taxes, etc, etc.

The plebs might just finally kick off, at all the lies, and the now too obvious plan to get rid of these Useless Eaters.

'Stalled' means collapsed. 'One year waiting lists for £70k diesels' means JLR is finished, and the rats have left the sunk ship.
 

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And that is why JLR is a joke and basketcase, and the 'powerhouse' UK too:

Danni Hewson

@dannihewson

The “pingdemic” and supply snarl ups wreck havoc with UK economic recovery. GDP for the month of July which included “Freedom Day” came in at just 0.1% - way below estimates. The engine is definitely idling. #GDP #Economy


I don't know who the feck 'Danni Hewson' is, except no doubt someone there because of mummy and daddy's money and connections, not merit obviously, but she'll probably claim to be a 'serious, top, business journo', working in the mainstream media, yet doesn't know the rudiments of her mother-tongue language.

Pathetic.
 

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'Poor year for JLR as both Jaguar and Land Rover finish at foot of the table'


- 'poor year'? The last thirteen years have been disastrous year for JLR, or rather, since Ford's genuine billions of invesment, engineering and new products' legacy ran out, around 2013.

'Land Rover came bottom at 21st on 83.34 per cent, with 19.7 per cent of buyers also saying they’d had a problem with the brand’s service centres.

Its sister brand Jaguar also performed poorly – coming in 20th place with an approval rating of 84.78 per cent.'

- these figures will have been 'smoothed' - 10 percent or so difference doesn't sound that much.

The reality is the vast majority of people having any dealings with the 'front of house', the dealer network, of an imploding/imploded, failing/failed (non-)company, JLR, will come away spitting tacks, vowing never to have anything ever again to do with that dealer, any JLR dealer, and any future further JLR.

~10% diff. my ar$e.

The company is in meltdown. The dealers are just displaying the sharp, visible to Joe Public, end of this chaotic, leaderless, rudderless, meltdown state of affairs, 'back at the factory', JLR effectively now the Marie Celeste - everyone seemingly abandoned ship - no news, not even the usual banal PR, and the 'leadership' apparently legged it, AWOL.

A huge story. Not a pixel covered by thousands/tens of thousands of UK 'journalists' alone, whether specialist(cars/automotive), finance or general - all are warranted by this mega story - UK's premier carmaker, premier company, country posterchild, in total meltdown, the leadership AWOL, the flagship(/only) product, the 'new' Range Rover, up to 2 years late, stll TBA for launch, no EVs to speak of, none planned before 2024!, terrible quality problems, a 26 year old key engine, about to be outlawed by Euro 7, dealers behind the scenes probably in uproar, mutiny, etc, etc, etc.

Instead, we get guff, wall to wall coverage, for the plebs' brainwashing, of the 'British' tennis star - born Canada, Asian/Romanian parentage - right, so a cow born in a stable is the winner of The Derby in 3 years.

JLR - the story too hot to handle. The media lackeys know not to go near it.
 

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How timely. Holloway's JLR 'Deepthroat' is back - just as there's been a deafening silence of no news, not even the usual PR crap/pap, out of the JLR-Media machine for weeks, nay months.

That old 'sources say' - JLR have been on the dog and bone to Rupert(Heseltine), and said, 'what the F are we paying you £5m a year for?! Are you all still in the Dordogne, on the white marching powder? Write something, you ovepaid useless hacks'.

Holloway, sorry, 'his source', obliges:


- it's basically just Holloway saying: 'the Discovery is dead' - no one, not even UK, S/East/North&East Yorks./S.Warks. headbangers, are buying it.

He, sorry, 'his source', is also confirming that JLRs 'Grande Plan' is actually what I've been saying JLR should, will become, after its current 'volume producer' collapse becomes official and public - max 50k/yr units, £150k+, SVO+++, might last 5 years.

They, Tata in Bombay, and someone still in the building at Gaydon, have finally worked out, twigged, that 'JLR' is actually just the 2012 Full-fat, and one or two badge engineered versions - the RRSport and 'Icon' - selling for, hopefully, over £100k average, and also hopefully, in total more than 100k units a year.

There's no pretence now of 'Jaguar', or the lesser (non-)Range Rovers - Evoque/DSport/E-Pace, Velar/F-Pace - figuring at all - and of course Discovery is effectively officially dead already - see above.

There's also, crucially, no pretence of any (B)EV crap from JLR - gone totaly quiet - because there isn't any.

'JLR' is now, already, effectively just the ancient 2012 Full-fat - a 2003 XJ - and its 57 Varieties - the 'offroader'/'4x4' 'Icon', and the 'sports' RRSport SVR.

That's it - 'JLR'.

And no mention of, place for, 'The Gamechanger' of course, note.

As I said, even JLR-Media now treat it like the mad old bat stuck up in the attic.

If that's the 'good news', pep talk for Monday morning, from JLR's crack PR contractor, finally back from their hols, god help anyone still relying on JLR for solvent employment, lasting more than a few months from now.
 

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A tiny bit of truth, to counter Holloway's 'sources say' Monday-morning crap:

'Jaguar Land Rover, Tata Motors' British subsidiary, is burning through cash to the tune of 1 billion pounds ($1.4 billion) this quarter'


Of course it's way more than this - £1bn/quarter is nonsense even to a child.

A company with four/five major assembly plants, still around 35,000 workers, even with continuing Furlough, and other backdoor taxpayer money, making barely enough cars to fill one of those five palnts - with cars that are real orders, not self-registration etc, - is burning through £billions a quarter/around a £bn a month.

The pain is clear. This Nikkei report hints at it. 'Tata Sons' - the Tata and Mistry clans - want Steel and JLR gone like yesterday.

Trrouble is of course, there are no buyers, for either - 'Tata'(Corus) Steel, or 'the jewel in the crown' JLR.

JLR can't be IPO'd either. There's fraudulent, ridiculous IPOs, like AML etc, and then there would be a JLR IPO - handcuffs all round, if any one was insane enough to try it.

Tata thinks making a few £100k 'Icons' instead of £70k 'Icons' will crack it - either stem the huge bleeding, or allow the media to hype 'the Icon's huge success', to have another crack at IPOing JLR.

Dream on, you clowns. JLR has to shrink to the SVO+++ model now, or even Whitehall will realise 'something has to be done about JLR', and the secret around £2bn/year state, taxpayer funding that's been propping it up(in addition to Furlough, 'research' grants etc) - going to £5, £10bn/year would cause the mandarins to finally grow a pair, and tell Tata to take a running jump.
 

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What's that fishy smell?:


JLR-Hallett-Plod-Media... up to their old desperation PR stuntery tricks, again - when JLR, the system/regime it fronts for, its No.1 propaganda, brainwashing, 'gluing' tool, is in dire straits?

Remember the 'stolen' Jaguar engines, 'The Heist'?

Remember, more recently, the shekel-chasing gimp, 'top celeb'(who?) Giles Coren, being obviously paid to have his 'F**' gamechanging I-Pace nicked', every 5 minutes, plastered all over Twitter, leading national radio and TV news bulletins, '+++Breaking News+++' Top Celebrity has award-winning electric luxury car stolen, again, a Jaguar I-Pace', etc?

Desperate vermin.

It confirms, anyway, that whoever's still in the building at JLR, and the clowns at Tata in Bombay, now fully realise that:

a) the Gamechanger is dead, a total joke
b) 'JLR' is just the Full-fat, RRSport(SVR) - mentioned in the dramatic 'crime' above, of course, and 'The Icon' - i.e. one car, all around £100k, up to £150k for the totally insane who buy 10 year old cars with 25 year old engines - 'Autobiography' etc.
 

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So Tata's grand plan for the turnaround of basketcases Corus Steel and JLR is... replace the title of chairman with CEO. Wow.

How much did McKinsey and co. charge for that? $100m?

So where does that leave 'CEO' Monsieur Bollox?

Back in France, where he's been for most of the last 12 months? Pretendy, AWOL boss of non-company JLR.

Back to reality - JLR's total non-EVness. The BMW iX is about to begin delivery. They'll sell bags of them in the UK especially, as the people, sorry, 'companies', buying high-end, best part of £100k, or more EVs, will 'buy' this for the 'SWMBO' and the kids, and a Taycan, E-tron GT, ... for themselves, all written off against the company's tax, fully, in just 12 months - effectively totally free high-end motoring. No VED etc, either, of course, and no doubt 'business mileage' charged to the company at up to 50p/mile - on the road charging - while actual charging, 90% or more, takes place at home, 10-20p/kWh, so ~ 5-10p a mile.

Tire Wheel Car Automotive tail & brake light Land vehicle


 

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A reminder of the EV, CAGW-predicated con:

'a frugal 32-mpg return on our 75-mph highway test, beating its federal rating by a big 7 mpg.'

Tested: 2021 Mercedes-Benz S580 Resets the Flagship

- almost 40 mpg(imp.) for a 2.3 tonne, huge car. ~700 miles range on a tank.

Incredible efficiency. An EQS at that speed would do no more than 300 miles - if the weather and conditions play ball - as little as 200 miles in mid-winter, a headwind, etc.

EVs are a joke. A huge, heavy car sips fuel at high speed. EVs run into a literal brick wall, their puny energy reserves no match for nature, physics.

The plebs, and so-called 'educated', 'progressive' people, lap them up, because they're a la mode, and these people are sheep, their prime desire to conform.

The coming vicious winter - it's like winter now - and the run of winters ahead - all known to 'They' - is the real reason for lockdowns, the massive control and repression, and the constant brainwashing of '+5 deg. C' etc garbage that would insult a child.
 

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care to elaborate, 'top analysts'?:

'"Near-term stock catalysts include better standalone volumes, a probable tie-up of JLR with larger OEMs for licensing of EV platform and the possibility of partial divestments of India PV division.'

- so it's happening soon, or imminent, and a big carmaker is giving JLR an EV platform. Why aren't Autocar and the rest of the in-the-know, JLR-adoring 'global' media all over this momentous news/event like a rash?

Could it be because it's not true, made up, to cover the pumping of the Tata Motors share price, with these 'analysts' paid to say anything they're told to?

Why would another carmaker give JLR an EV platform, even if JLR promised to pay some ridiculous sum per unit?

JLR's only route in EV is third party/tier 1 supplier, someone like Magna or ZF.

Magna of course already basically did the Gamechanger for it.

The Magnas and ZFs know that JLR is not long for this world, They wouldn't touch an EV licence contract with JLR or Tata with a bargepole.
 

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UK.gov - broke taxpayers - again bailing out the Gamechanger/JLR/Tata:


Of all the I-Paces made by Magna since 2018, at least two-thirds now must have been bought by the UK taxpayer - NHS, Whitehall, 'Prince Charles's' I-Pace, and of course all those thousands, especially H2 last year, self-registrations, funded by 'research grants' etc, and backdoor bungs of taxpayer money.

But this is intriguing; what does it, what do they mean?:

'Jaguar Land Rover will be providing a fleet of electrified vehicles to world leaders and delegates attending the summit, including the multi award-winning all-electric performance SUV Jaguar I-PACE'

- besides the probably on £100k/yr salary 'bright young things', PPE Oxbridge etc, who wrote this press release not knowing that the Gamechanger is 'I-Pace', not all capitals - who needs details when you're in govt, and money, accuracy, doing real work means nothing - oes the above mean that JLR has launched at least one other 'electrfied vehicle' than the I-Pace, and we all missed it/them?

What the clowns who wrote this press release mean, disingenuously, deceivingly, of course, is that the big knobs at this joke CAGW thing - hope it pees down, snows in Glasgow - will not be hunched, crippled in the back of a BEV I-Pace, but in LWB, PHEV Full-fats - but naturally.

'electrified' vehicles - yeah, from the airport to the centre of Glasgow on electric, ~9 miles - if you're lucky.

This is just another free global advert for the bust, collapsed JLR, courtesy of the UK taxpayer, the licence fee-funded BBC etc.

If it really was about Green, EV and so on, something like the Merc EQV would have been the natural choice - 4/6 passengers, BEV, etc.

Nope, it's just another desperate last-chance hope of reviving (some) sales of JLR's de facto 100% non-EV diesel or gas-guzzling - V8 Icons etc - behemoths - the antithesis of supposedly future, efficient, 'build back better' transport - 2,5 tonne+ vehicles to ferry 'VIPs' a couple of miles, 'on electric'.

Just like Spaffer - a joke swallowed only by the really thick.
 

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Rug man's 'booming sales' are as fake as his hair:

Gordon Johnson: Tesla's China Sales Numbers From August Are More Than 4x Higher Than Official Insurance Data Suggests


- same with all those Model Ys that poured into Norway last month, to shoot immediately to the top, ahead of the ID.4, enyaq etc - totally fake.

- same as those huge 'sales' figures, regular as clockwork each month at quarter-end, especially in places like Norway again - childishly, ridiculously fake - fraudulent.

Why is no one going to jail? Why is Tesla allowed to murder muppets with 'FSD'/'Autopilot', total immunity from every 'authority', law enforcement agency?

Why is Musk never mentioned as a prime arrest candidate, for all this fraud and wanton murdering of gullible sap consumers? He's the boss of the company, right?

Because... , like JLR in the UK, Tesla is not a company, it's a psy op, its job to brainwash global muppetry, into buying the whole EV garbage thing, CAGW etc, and allow insiders to rake in tens, hundreds of $billions, while slaughering thick saps.

Tata has raked in at least £20bn from the psy op JLR since 2008. JLR's job is not to lead the world in 4x4s, EVs etc, but to brainwash muppets, that the UK is still relevant in the world, not a kleptomaniac's playground, for the inbred and least merited.

Both are untouchable to Plod etc - they assist them, not arrest them.

The more muppets killed, by these 'paradigm shift cars', and the more they have, both, to lie about sales, when real sales are tiny and collapsed, the more even the gullibale saps, who are the 'mark' in this psy op, will wake up to what's going on - in yer face huge fraud, by the (deep)state and all its actors/lackeys/insiders/good little peons like the police
 

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that's rather nice - so long, F-type:

Wheel Tire Vehicle Sky Car
Car Vehicle Vehicle registration plate Automotive design Automotive tire


- new Merc SL. Looks like a (successful) cross between a BMW Z8 and a Honda S2000.
 

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Simpletons think the EPA is the gold standard of EV range figures - 'the only one trustworthy', 'nearest the real-world'.

Er, no. The EPA is a criminal organsation, whose job is to protect and promote - Tesla, JLR, and Lucid - and destroy the Germans:

'This result makes the base Taycan the EV that broke its EPA-estimated range by the highest margin in our testing, at an additional 55 miles or 24 percent.'

- that's not a mistake, by some geek at the EPA lab and his slide rule, that's fraud, a conspiracy, to destroy the Taycan, Porsche, VAG, the Germans, and protect, promote Tesla, JLR, and now the Lucid joke:

'the EV we've tested with the longest range was the Tesla Model S Long Range Plus. It traveled 320 miles at 75 mph, which also makes it the first EV that broke the 300-mile barrier in our testing. But it fell well short of its 402-mile EPA figure.'

- in yer face fraud.

They're lauging at the clowns, credulous saps, who believe the EPA is some Solomon-like arbiter of EVs, 'independently tested', the 'EPA Figure' handed down, and treated like the word of God, the literal gospel truth.

But then most people today, especially thirty- and fortysomething 'men', are like children of yesteryear, several generations ago, believing Father Christmas, fairy tales, and now the Messiah Musk, the EPA Holy Figure, and of course, Tesla and JLR the two most revered, tech' car companies on the planet.
 
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