Jaguar Land Rover is getting right behind the electrification of its fleet. When we tested the new Defender earlier in the year (see the review here) we loved it. We commented in electric Defenders, and pondered the wisdom of long distance travel should it ever become power by electrons. Land Rover says yes! They’re developing a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) based on the new Land Rover Defender.
Testing will start sometime this year. this year (2021).
The FCEV concept offers zero tailpipe emissions, to further Jaguar Land Rover’s aspirations of zero C02 by 2036. They haven’t stopped there, oh no. JLR wants net zero ca