Tag: Ineos

Pro-Brexit Billionaire Owner Of Ineos To Build New SUV In France Instead Of Britain At Smart Factory

Ineos Automotive has officially completed the purchase of Daimler’s factory in Hambach, France, and will have the facility ready for the production start of the Grenadier there in late 2021. The decision comes as somewhat of a surprise as the owner of Ineos, British tycoon and ardent Brexit campaigner, Sir Jim Ratcliffe, was originally planning […]

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Ineos And Hyundai Working On A Hydrogen-Powered Grenadier

Hyundai and Ineos have signed a memorandum of understanding to investigate the production and supply of hydrogen, as well as the deployment of hydrogen applications and technologies. The two companies will also look into making a hydrogen-powered Grenadier SUV, using the Korean car brand’s proprietary fuel cell system, which has already been used in the […]

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French Unions On Board With Ineos Automotive Buying Daimler’s Smart Plant

Ineos Automotive, the startup backed by petrochemicals giant Ineos, is close to finalizing the purchase of Daimler’s Smart plant in Hambach, France. First announced in late August, Ineos Automotive’s intention to buy the factory located in eastern France is very likely to materialize in the coming weeks after unions approved the project. Daimler announced this […]

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2021 Ineos Grenadier Attracts More Than 17,000 Registered Potential Buyers

Ineos Automotive has already gathered more than 17,000 expressions of interest for the Grenadier, which made its first public appearance at the London’s Concours of Elegance alongside a collection of iconic off-roaders. Although not all expressions of interest will translate into sales, the company’s commercial director Mark Tennant has revealed that the number of interested […]

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See The New Ineos Grenadier Next To Classic Toyota FJ40, Willys Jeep And Mercedes G-Class

The new 2021 Ineos Grenadier has made its public debut at the London Concours of Elegance, with the company putting a prototype on display to pose next to a collection of historic off-road models. Ineos Automotive’s Concours display features the first-ever production Land Rover Series 1 model, a fully-restored 1980 Toyota FJ40, a 1944 Willys […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Loses Trademark Battle Over The Original Defender In The UK

Jaguar Land Rover has lost a court battle in the UK to get the trademark rights for the shape of the original Defender, allowing Ineos Group to go ahead and launch the Grenadier off-roader. The UK Intellectual Property Office found that the shapes Jaguar Land Rover wished to get trademarked weren’t distinctive enough, with a […]

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New Ineos Grenadier Wants To Take Over From Where The Classic Defender Left Off

This is the Ineos Grenadier, a rugged off-roader that aims to take over from where the previous-generation Land Rover Defender left off. Unless you’ve been following the Grenadier story in recent years, you may not have heard of Ineos. That’s because this isn’t a car manufacturer and is instead one of the world’s largest chemical […]

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Defender-Inspired INEOS Grenadier Off-Roader Makes Its Spy Debut

It appears that when Ineos Automotive was talking about offering a back-to-basics off-roader that evoked the spirit of the original Land Rover Defender, they weren’t joking. This is our first look at the upcoming Ineos Grenadier, which was caught during a development drive at a UK test facility. Despite the full-body camo wrap, the upcoming […]

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Ineos Teams Up With Magna Steyr To Make The Grenadier

Ineos Automotive has finally found a partner that will help them bring the Grenadier to life: Magna Steyer. Magna Powertrain has already signed the development of the chassis and suspension of the off-roader, which will use turbocharged six-cylinder petrol and diesel engines supplied by the BMW Group. Speaking of the partnership with Ineos, Magna Steyr’s […]

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