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New trademark applications from Jaguar Land Rover hint that the firm's first electric models aren't far away

Jaguar Land Rover’s first electric vehicles could be called the I-Pace and I-Type, according to new trademark applications.

It's well known that the British company is working on a new range of electric vehicles, the first of which is expected to be an electric SUV, and which we now expect to take the I-Pace name for production.

The second trademark, I-Type, is harder to place, but could point towards an all-electric version of the Jaguar F-Type sports car; or it could be used for electric versions of the Jaguar XE and Jaguar XJ saloons.

Applications to trademark the two names were filed in December and January respectively.

Jaguar Land Rover’s first all-electric model will be an SUV, which will be revealed next year before going on sale in 2017. It will incorporate styling flair from the C-X75 hypercar, and is expected to offer a range of around 300 miles.

Few details are known about the new model, with sources suggesting it could use electric motors mounted at each corner. A reveal for the car at this year’s Paris motor show in October is said to be likely.

When it goes on sale, Jaguar’s electric SUV will challenge rivals including the Tesla Model X, Audi Q6 e-tron and Volvo’s planned electric version of the XC90, which is due in 2019.

A third trademark application was also made earlier this month for the Velar name. The title already has connections to the Land Rover brand, having been used on the original Range Rover prototypes in 1969. This suggests that the Velar badge may be used on an upcoming version of the luxury SUV.

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5wheels 8 March 2016

Bring on Hydrogen

Anyone reading Toyota brief will have understood BATTERIES are out !! they will be using hydrogen only within 10 years - POP OR NOT Mr xxx - there is nothing out there as clean and environmentally acceptable that hydrogen
Forked Tongue 3 March 2016

OH for FAQ sake!

The only thing that pisses me more than the "i" bollox is the current overuse of the word "Solution"

Maybe JLR should have chosen The "Jaguar i-Solution Hybrid" name?

The new Discovery "isolution-oilyMucka" TDi

Even our window cleaner uses "Solution" on his vehicle company logo?

Can we please stop it now.

S2bear 12 February 2016


I do wonder how long the meeting went on before they settled on those names.... Zzz... Zzz