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PHOTO CAPTION: Dr. Ziebart hinted that a future electric Jaguar Land Rover EV might be close to the Tesla Model X pictured here in early concept drawing.

Jaguar Land Rover's Ziebart Reveals E-Drive Plans for Company

Driven by tightening emissions regulations, Jaguar Land Rover will introduce hybrid and possibly electric models no later than 2025.

Published: 05-Mar-2014

Jaguar Land Rover will produce a zero-emission electric vehicle within a decade, according to bosses at the company.

Speaking at the Geneva Motor Show, group engineering director Dr Wolfgang Ziebart explained that alternative drive, hybrids and electric cars would be a major factor for makers of premium models.

“This is an area that is especially important for manufacturers that do premium cars as in this class you can afford more sophisticated solutions that cost more money, but are not affordable in the mass market,” Dr Ziebart told us.

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