Day: March 6, 2020

JLR’s Havn ride-hailing service launches in London, uses Jaguar I-Pace

Havn is a new app-based ride-hailing service that has launched in London, and promises a more upscale experience than Uber, Lyft, or the city’s characteristic black cabs. Havn is backed financially by Jaguar Land Rover, and it exclusively uses Jaguar I-Pace electric SUVs, which are definitely a step up from the Camrys and Accords that seem so popular over here.

Havn calls itself a chauffeur service, but it functions similarly to an app-based ride-hailing service. One difference is that you need to request a ride at least 30 minutes in advance. When scheduling a ride, customers are able to specify a music playlist, cabin temperature, and — most compelling of all — your preferred level of “chauffeur interaction.”

Those chauffeurs, interestingly, are all full-time employees, not gig workers.

Havn pricing is based on time plus distance,

2020 Chrysler Pacifica Review | Hybrid, price, specs, features and photos

The 2020 Chrysler Pacifica is one of our favorite minivans, and the plug-in hybrid version, the Pacifica Hybrid, is even better. Roomy, comfortable and — dare we say — stylish, it’s good enough to at least garner consideration from folks who would otherwise not be caught dead driving a minivan. It also offers a ton of standard and optional features to make life better for the driver up front all the way back to the kids seated in the comfy third row. While the well-mannered and techy Honda Odyssey is also worth cross shopping, we think the Pacifica is practical and enjoyable enough that we’d even choose it over a lot of three-row crossovers.

What’s new for 2020?

For the 2020 model year, Chrysler drops the L and LX trims, replacing them with a budget minivan that