Jaguar Land Rover confirms launch of its electrified cars in India

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 02 Apr 2019

While Jaguar Land Rover India will introduce hybrid vehicles from the Land Rover product portfolio towards the end of 2019, the Jaguar I-Pace will make its India debut in the second half of 2020.

Jaguar Land Rover plans to launch its electrified products in India. In line withthe carmaker's global commitment to introduce electrified options on its entire product portfolio by 2020, Jaguar Land Rover India proposes to offer multiple products, ranging from Hybrid Vehicles to Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) over the next few years, starting from 2019.

Towards the end of 2019, JLR will introduce its first Hybrid Vehicles from Land Rover. In the second half of 2020, JLR India plans to launch its first Battery Electric Vehicle, the Jaguar I-Pace.

Commenting on the plan, Rohit Suri, president and MD, Jaguar Land Rover India, said: “Jaguar Land Rover’s focus is to commit itself to a more sustainable future and our engineers have developed just the right products to lead us on this path. The introduction of electrified vehicles in Jaguar Land Rover India’s portfolio is in line with the government’s thrust towards electric vehicles. The company is encouraged by the introduction of FAME-II by the government of India and it focus on expansion of the charging infrastructure in the country. This is bound to help with faster adoption of all kinds of electric vehicles in due course.”