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Ford's GT only has a V6

Ford's parallel PARCing: Motor giant tries to craft new tech just like Xerox

Ford is scared of the future. It has to figure out how to survive in a time when manually driving your car to work is as archaic as commuting by horse. The motor company is running research projects to look at how the future might be multi-modal, with car-share schemes, folding electric bikes, and self-driving cars. There is a …
Simon Rockman, 28 Jul 2015
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Jaguar F-Type: A beautiful British thoroughbred

Vulture at the Wheel The Jaguar F-Type Coupe is beautiful. It looks good in our pictures here but in the aluminium it’s even more wonderful. Before I got the car for review I saw one in traffic and my heart just sang. Designer Ian Callum is a genius and there are no bad angles, but front on and particularly three quarter rear it’s exceptional. …
Simon Rockman, 14 Feb 2015
Jaguar XJS modified for fuel efficiency

Want a more fuel efficient car? Then redesign it – here's how

Crawling from the Wreckage Cars are mass-produced consumer products sold to users who mostly know very little about them. They are optimised to make a profit for the manufacturer, so low build cost is paramount for most manufacturers – which automatically excludes many design and engineering ideas that would raise efficiency. John Watkinson has been busy …
John Watkinson, 19 Oct 2014
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Jaguar Sportbrake: The chicken tikka masala of van-sized posh cars

Vulture at the Wheel I had a rationale behind reviewing the Jaguar XF Sportbrake. Imagine you are an IT consultant. Now imagine you’ve done pretty well for yourself. Still with me? Good. Narrow that down to being the type of consultant who still does real things with hardware. Not just org charts, “strategy” and managing resources. Jaguar …
Simon Rockman, 11 Oct 2014
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Jaguar to open new car-making factory in Blighty (virtually)

Jaguar Land Rover has promised to return car manufacturing to Britain, although it will only be simulating cars rather than building them. It has announced plans to plough £10m into developing simulation technology which will allow designers to mimic the process of building and testing a car. The programme is a collaboration …
Jasper Hamill, 14 Jun 2013

Why James Bond's Aston Martin Top Trumps the rest

Bond on Film What car should James Bond really drive? It's a hotly disputed question. Our man on film is closely associated with the Aston Martin, the DB5 initially and DBS V12 of late. Clearly the producers of recent Bond outings hope to identify their character with the spirit of an earlier time regarded as iconic and special. And they …
John Oates, 19 Oct 2012
Microarchitecture of the Jaguar core

AMD to double up cores with Jaguars

Hot Chips For those of us hoping that Advanced Micro Devices would get into the low-powered server racket with some earnestness, it looks like the forthcoming processors based on the "Jaguar" cores will fit the bill quite nicely. The Jaguars are the kickers to the current "Bobcat" family of x86 processors used in ceepie-geepie hybrids …
The Register breaking news

Sony Xperia converts flash motors into fancy remotes

MWC 2012 Sony will pre-load RealVNC's server onto all its Xperia handsets in 2012, enabling cars to control phones and customer support to reach out and touch you right on the screen. VNC is a widely supported standard for using computers remotely, and already allows one to take over a desktop PC from a mobile phone. Cambridge-based …
Bill Ray, 27 Feb 2012
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Jaguar recalls over 17,600 X-types in the UK

Luxury car manufacturer Jaguar was left with egg on its face this week after a glitch in its cruise control code forced it to recall 17,678 vehicles in the UK. In a letter to customers, the company warned that X-Type models produced between 2006 and 2010 with diesel engines could be affected by a glitch in the cruise control …
Caleb Cox, 25 Oct 2011
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Jaguar hybrid supercar gets green light

Hybrid Jaguar supercar, anyone? Yours for £700,000-plus, though you'll save your VED payments, if you want to put your name down for one of the 250 that Jaguar will build. We're talking about the C-X75, a beast capable of 200mph and beyond, yet pumps out less than 99g of CO2 each kilometre it drives. Jaguar C-X75 Jaguar …
Tony Smith, 6 May 2011
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Cray to build huge, grunting 20-petaflop 'Titan' for US gov labs

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, one of the big supercomputer centers funded by the US Department of Energy, has tapped Cray to build a monster cluster that will weigh in at 20 petaflops when it is completed next year. According to a presentation (pdf) by Buddy Bland, project leader for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing …
The Register breaking news

Jaguar celebrates 75th year with e-supercar concept

Jaguar has takan the wraps off a range-extended two-seater e-supercar capable of a top speed of 205mph and a 0-60mph sprint of 3.4s. Maximum torque is 1180lb ft (1600Nm). All this from a car that releases CO2 at a rate of just 28g/km. Jaguar C-X75 All of that comes from the two 94bhp (70kW) petrol-burning micro-turbines the …
Tony Smith, 30 Sep 2010

World's mightiest supercomputer to design new nuke plants

Nuclear supercomputer boffins in the States say they are unleashing the mighty power of the "Jaguar" - number one arse-kickingest computer in the world - to design the next generation of nuclear reactors, including the ITER fusion project. John Wagner, Technical Integration Manager for Nuclear Modelling at the Oak Ridge …
Lewis Page, 19 May 2010
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Lotus details meths-drinking hybrid e-car engine

Leccy Tech Lotus has announced details of an engine designed specifically as a range extender for hybrid e-cars. According to the Norfolk-based car maker, the three-cylinder 1.2l engine has been optimised to perform at two power generation points, developing 15kW (20bhp) at 1500rpm and 35kW (47bhp) at its maximum 3500rpm via an …
Alun Taylor, 7 Sep 2009
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Tata threatens govt over e-car loan decision

Leccy Tech The government’s relationship with Indian car maker Tata could be turning sour, following delays over a multi-million pound e-car loan. Tata_01 Tata wants a £10m govt loan to help it build a UK e-car production line Back in April Tata applied to the government for a £10m ($16.3m/€11.6m) loan to help set-up a UK production …
Alun Taylor, 23 Jul 2009
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Jaguar opens up about future e-car plans

Leccy Tech At the recent launch of the new and - let’s be honest - gorgeous new Jaguar XJ, Register Hardware won some time to probe the firm about its future e-car projects. 2010jaguarxj_abh000 Jaguar's 2010 XJ: outside... Michael Mohan, Jaguar's Director of Programmes, let slip that the company’s working “on a range of future …
Alun Taylor, 10 Jul 2009
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Jaguar said to have electric XE in pipeline

Leccy Tech Is Jaguar working on an electric version of its much anticipated XE sports car? Speculation is rife that the Coventry-based car maker is planning a leccy version of the two-door roadster. It will be powered by a combination of a plug-in battery pack and a small, high performance three-cylinder petrol engine. Jaguar F-Type …
Alun Taylor, 15 Jun 2009
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Hybrid Jaguar XJ en-route?

'Leccy Tech Come 2011, Jaguar will launch a Chevy Volt/Opel Ampera-swatting extended range electric hybrid version of its next generation XJ saloon. Jag_CXF_Concept_02 Jaguar's 2007 C-XF. The shape of things to come? According to a report by magazine Autocar, the leccy XJ will be capable of roughly 30 miles of battery powered travel …
Alun Taylor, 14 Apr 2009

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