Jaguar Land Rover supplier launches medical division to help PPE supply

A Warwickshire-based Jaguar Land Rover supplier has launched a medical division to help supply the UK with PPE equipment during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond. Warwick-based Contechs, an automotive design, engineering, and recruitment company, has added medical products to its portfolio. The new dedicated division – Contechs Medical – has the capability to provide a […]

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Land Rover’s most spacious SUV gets a major upgrade

Jaguar Land Rover is in the midst of an extensive programme to update and refresh some existing models and the latest recipient of a makeover is the Land Rover Discovery Revisions see the family-friendly and spacious SUV get hybrid engines, a new look and more equipment. The Discovery is the flagship model of one of […]

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Watch: Latest update on Land Rover Defender rival the Grenadier

Ineos Automotive has revealed its latest update on the forthcoming Grenadier off-roader – dubbed the rival to the Land Rover Defender. The firm is charting the development of the Grenadier on its Facebook page, offering regular engineering updates for would-be owners and enthusiasts. The updates are in the form of short documentary videos and the […]

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Get £300 for SLEEPING as a professional snoozer

If getting paid for sleeping is what your dreams are made of, look no further. Silentnight is looking for ‘snuggle enthusiasts’ to take on the once in a lifetime opportunity to get paid for sleeping on the job. The five winning applicants will be paid £300 to sleep, sent a « snuggle bundle » of mattresses, pillows, […]

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Jaguar’s most affordable SUV gets a major upgrade

Jaguar’s smallest and most affordable SUV has been given a major makeoever and the added option of a plug-in hybrid version. The Jaguar E-Pace is being updated with design changes inside and out and new engines. The new line up will be priced from £32,575 and sees the introduction of a P300e plug-in hybrid (PHEV) […]

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JLR to develop a smart city hub to test self-driving cars

Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled a futuristic partnership to create a smart city hub that will enable the real-world testing of self-driving cars. The Coventry car maker is teaming-up with global software, mobility and telecoms companies to create the facility near Limerick in the Republic of Ireland. The Future Mobility Campus Ireland (FMCI) will allow […]

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£1.4m farmhouse could be your escape to the country

If country living is your style, look no further – as long as you’ve got £1.4m to spare. This barn conversion comes with no fewer than five bedrooms, three bathrooms and four reception rooms, and has beautiful countryside views and a village location to boot. It’s not far from Coventry, in the Meriden, area and […]

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Take a look around £1.4m barn conversion in Meriden

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Speculation mounts on £25,000 ‘baby’ Land Rover Defender

Speculation is mounting that a ‘baby’ Land Rover Defender, which would be available from just £25,000, is not far off. UK automotive magazine What Car? has included the baby Defender in a list of what it believes will be Jaguar Land Rover’s forthcoming models. CoventryLive has also speculated on what models Jaguar Land Rover might […]

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Upmarket apartments – including a penthouse – are up for grabs in Coventry now

Upmarket apartments have gone on the market in Earlsdon – including a three-bedroom penthouse flat. The Berkeley Court development comprises 18 new apartments, which range in size from 450 sq ft to 1,280 sq ft. The agents selling the apartments at Berkeley Court say all come with “swanky kitchens” and “luxurious living” offering “the chic […]

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Coventry businesses call for plan to keep economy open

Business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire say firms now need to see a plan for keeping the economy open. Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce made the call for clarity after welcoming Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak’s decision to extend the furlough scheme until March 2021. Louise Bennett, chief executive of the Coventry and […]

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ADVERTORIAL: Warwickshire family firm saw orders double in the pandemic

Midlands-born, award-winning packaging business Invopak has been shortlisted for three major awards. The family firm has been nominated for Mid-Market Business of the Year, Employer of the Year, and Customer Experience & Loyalty. The awards ceremony will be taking place on Tuesday, November 10 and will take place virtually. Previous winners include Hotel Chocolat, fitness […]

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Production of new electric van starts in Coventry

The company which makes the famous London taxi on the edge of Coventry has started production of it’s newest model – an electric van. The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) is producing the VN5 at its factory in Ansty. The modern factory already produces the TX electric taxi. The first deliveries of the VN5, which […]

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Jaguar has slashed the price of two of its models

Jaguar Land Rover has slashed the price of two Jaguar models as part of a drive to boost sales in the remaining months of 2020 and into the New Year. The Coventry car maker is offering hefty savings on two Jaguar saloons – both of which have recently been given major upgrades. The two models […]

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Tell us about your black owned business using #IAMBOB

Black Pound Day is fast approaching on November 7 and CoventryLive, along with our parent company Reach Plc, are campaigning to champion our city’s black entrepreneurs. We want to showcase those companies, whether new or old, on our social media pages using the #IAMBOB hashtag. The idea behind the campaign is to help support the […]

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The places that can stay open during the second national lockdown

Businesses are bracing for a second national lockdown starting from Thursday. The drastic step was announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson at a press conference on Saturday as he set out a dire picture of rising Covid-19 cases across the country. While some areas were already facing tough restrictions, other areas with lower infection rates […]

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