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JLR Supports UK’s new Smart Mobility Centre

Jaguar Land Rover is throwing its weight behind a new multi-million pound smart mobility centre to be established in the UK.  It will be based at the University of Warwick and will seek to deliver driverless-capable vehicles to reduce traffic congestion and road traffic accidents and benefit the environment.

JLR says the project will put the UK at the forefront of automotive technology. Its engineers and university researchers will collaborate to design and engineer electric modular prototypes.

In a press release Professor Dr Ralf Speth, Chief Executive Officer of Jaguar Land Rover, says: “Jaguar Land Rover welcomes the centre, based at the University of Warwick’s Wellesbourne campus, which will create state-of-the-art electric vehicle modular architectures and integrated driverless capability to support the smart cities of the future".

He adds: “It builds on collaboration between Jaguar Land Rover, WMG, the University of Warwick and government to develop 5G connectivity in the region - this is critical for new mobility... Read more

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