Jaguar Shows Its Concept for a Luxury Electric SUV

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Luxury car maker Jaguar Land Rover plans to deliver an electric sport-utility vehicle in 2018, taking a shot at Tesla Motors Inc.’s Model X and other automotive rivals.

Jaguar Land Rover on Monday unveiled its Jaguar I-Pace SUV concept ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show that begins this week. Its electric SUV will be first of several such vehicles planned by the British brand owned by India’s Tata Motors Ltd.

Other luxury car makers are close behind. Audi AG plans to market an electric SUV in 2018, it has said. Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz is gearing up to show an electric, midsize SUV in 2019, and BMW AG aims to offer a battery-powered X3 SUV in 2020. They are moving in part in response to tougher emissions standards in the U.S. and Europe. Read more…