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  • Connected and self-driving car trial in United Kingdom

    A handful of automakers are taking part in a trial for connected and self-driving cars in the United Kingdom as part of a government-backed initiative called Autodrive. The initiative aims to make the UK a hub for the development of self-driving technology. The trial is taking place at the HORIBA MIRA test facility in Nuneaton and includes automakers Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F], Jaguar, Land Rover and Tata. There are three main systems being tested, including one that tells you what speed to drive at to ensure the traffic lights are always green. Advanced Highway Assist: This is a fully...

  • 2017 Land Rover Discovery
    2017 Land Rover Discovery design and details video

    Land Rover on Thursday took the covers off its new 2017 Discovery at the 2016 Paris auto show. The vehicle is the British firm’s rival to premium three-row SUVs like the Audi Q7 and Volvo XC90, but as you’ll soon discover the Discovery is loaded with innovative technologies that make it...

  • New Land Rover Discovery Sport debut on Lego Tower Bridge
    Land Rover shows off 2017 Discovery with record-breaking Lego build

    It seems that Land Rover is a bit excited to show off it's new 2017 Discovery. So excited, in fact, that it pulled out all the stops for the global reveal of the new seven-passenger sport utility vehicle. Adventurer Bear Grylls was joined by British equestrian rider Zara Phillips and the entire...

  • 2017 Land Rover Discovery, 2016 Paris auto show
    2017 Land Rover Discovery preview

    The Discovery is back. Land Rover will revive the nameplate it retired in the 2005 model year, while it sends the LR4 nameplate to the archives. The new Discovery will team up with the Discovery Sport on the more rugged side of the Land Rover brand, while the luxury side of the house continues to...

  • 2018 Land Rover Discovery off-road testing
    Land Rover shows off new Discovery’s off-road skills

    Get ready to say goodbye to the aging LR4 and hello to the new Discovery. The handsome SUV makes its world debut this month at the 2016 Paris auto show and will be on sale by mid-2017, arriving as a 2018 model. Although it’s aimed at soccer moms—it’s Land Rover’s rival to...

  • Jaguar Land Rover Transcend transmission
    Jaguar Land Rover developing innovative 8-speed transmission

    Jaguar Land Rover is leading the development of an innovative 8-speed transmission that can combine dual-clutch, hybrid and low-range elements all in the one unit. The development is being handled by a five-member research group called Transmission Supply Chain Excellence for Next-Generation...

  • Jaguar-Land Rover Classic Ice Drives

    Think you can really drive well on ice? Odds are that traction control, stability control, anti-lock brakes, and perhaps even all-wheel drive are helping turn you into the hero that you actually aren't. Still think you have the goods? Jaguar-Land Rover is giving you a chance to prove it, or better yet, learn how to truly handle a vehicle on ice. Starting this winter, Jaguar-Land Rover will offer a Classic Ice Driving school at the company's winter testing facility in the Arctic Circle. Located in the north of Sweden in a town called Arjeplog, the school will give students the chance to drive...

  • 2018 Land Rover Discovery
    2017 Land Rover Discovery first look

    Land Rover has given us a first look at its new full-size, seven-seat Discovery SUV ahead of the vehicle’s world debut on September 28 at the 2016 Paris auto show. It’s due to hit showrooms in mid-2017. The Discovery replaces the aging LR4 which was introduced for 2010 but largely based...

  • 2018 Land Rover Discovery spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2018 Land Rover Discovery spy shots

    These are the latest spy shots of a prototype for Land Rover’s new Discovery. The vehicle replaces the aging LR4 and is expected to go on sale in 2017, as a 2018 model. It will be the second model in Land Rover’s new "Discovery" family of vehicles, the first being the smaller Discovery...

  • 2017 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
    2017 Land Rover Range Rover Sport preview

    Land Rover’s Range Rover Sport is a worthy alternative to the more common German offerings for buyers in search of a mid-size luxury SUV. Its powerful engines and lightweight aluminum construction ensure it remains dynamic, while its British charm and no-nonsense interior design make it stand...

  • 2017 Land Rover Range Rover
    2017 Land Rover Range Rover preview

    For years, the Land Rover Range Rover was unparalleled in the luxury SUV segment. But with demand for SUVs soaring over the past decade it was only a matter of time until rivals started to challenge it. The Range Rover is still hard to beat when it comes to an SUV that offers sublime luxury and...

  • 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR first drive review
    Report: Jaguar Land Rover going back to BMW engines

    Remember when BMW owned Land Rover and put BMW V-8s under the hoods of Range Rovers? History might repeat itself. According to Automobile, a deal is in the works between BMW and Jaguar Land Rover that would place BMW's next-generation V-8 engine under the hood of high-end Jaguar and Land Rover...

  • Range Rover SVAutobiography, 2015 New York Auto Show

    While Land Rover’s Range Rover is widely regarded as the progenitor of the luxury SUV, today there are numerous brands competing in the space including some with offerings much more luxurious than the Range Rover. It’s something that hasn’t gone unnoticed at Land Rover which has attempted to challenge newcomers such as the Bentley Bentayga with special versions of its Range Rover like the SVAutobiography. For future generations, though, we will see the SUV become more upscale. “I think Range Rover has no way reached its ceiling in terms of price,” Land Rover...

  • Jaguar Land Rover connected car and autonomous car technology
    Jaguar Land Rover to start real-world testing of connected cars

    One of the vital steps towards the full automation of cars is the development of a communications network where cars aren’t only linked with other cars but also the surrounding infrastructure. Known as vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-object (V2X) communications, the technology...

  • Last Land Rover Defender is built at famous Solihull plant in the United Kingdom - January 29, 2016
    Report: Billionaire seeks to resurrect iconic Land Rover Defender

    Production of the iconic Land Rover Defender ceased in January after a run lasting more than decades. While Land Rover is hard at work on a modern Defender, currently thought to be debuting in 2018, it’s being reported that there are efforts in place to resurrect the original. The Sunday...

  • Jaguar F-Type Project 7
    Jaguar Land Rover establishes new tech center to handle more personalized work

    Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicles Operations (SVO) responsible for the British automaker’s personalization work is so in demand that it is being expanded. The move is part of long-term strategy to boost profitability. Jaguar Land Rover has revealed that SVO is hiring 250 staff, which...

  • 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport by A. Kahn Design
    A. Kahn Design turns its attention to Land Rover’s Discovery Sport

    If you’ve just taken delivery of a Land Rover Discovery Sport and wished it was as plush as one of the British automaker’s Range Rover models, then vehicle customizer and coachbuilder A. Kahn Design might be worth a look into. A. Kahn Design has unveiled a sinister-looking Discovery...

  • Landwind X7 - Image via Autohome
    Land Rover to sue Chinese automaker that copied Range Rover Evoque

    A Chinese automaker notorious for copying European automakers' designs is being taken to court by Jaguar Land Rover. Even though the Chinese crossover appears to be a clear copy of the British original, the case may not be as simple as it seems. JLR says its Range Rover Evoque served as more than...

  • Jaguar XF smashed by Range Rover Evoque in China

    A woman in China has been detained for taking her Range Rover Evoque and smashing it into a Jaguar XF in an effort to leave a parking space where she had been blocked in. While the video is entertaining, to say the least, the level of rage it takes to crash one valuable British luxury car into another should not be understated. The 26-year-old woman was mad, although she did eventually succeed in clearing enough room to scoot her Evoque out of the parking spot. The People's Daily says the incident occurred in Xiamen, a city in Southeastern China, and that the unnamed woman's Evoque had been...

  • 2013 Land Rover Defender
    With production over, Land Rover Defender thefts rise dramatically

    Land Rover's iconic Defender is now out of production, which means that there will never be more of the original icons on the road than there are today. Thieves, it turns out, have taken notice. Wards Auto reports that Defender thefts are up a staggering 75 percent since production ceased earlier...

  • 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport
    2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport preview

    There are now more options than ever in the small SUV segment and buyers are especially spoiled if looking for a little luxury. One of the newer options is Land Rover’s Discovery Sport which arrived last year as a 2016 model and replaces the aging LR2. For the 2017 model year, Land Rover is...

  • Jaguar Ingenium engine
    Report: Jaguar Land Rover to start using inline-6 engines in 2017

    Jaguar Land Rover may be about to follow the lead of BMW and launch new 3- and 6-cylinder inline engines based on the design of its Ingenium-branded inline-4, first seen in the 2017 Jaguar XE. According to CAR, the next Ingenium engine will be an inline-6 displacing 3.0 liters and delivering...

  • 2016 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe
    Jaguar Land Rover gets in on car-sharing craze with InMotion

    Jaguar Land Rover may not be a brand most would associate with car-sharing, but that's just what the British company says its new InMotion division will be up to. JLR stops short of using the term "car-sharing" in its announcement about InMotion. Rather, the automaker says that it will create an...

  • Restored Land Rover Series 1
    25 original Land Rovers to be restored

    Hot on the heels of Jaguar Land Rover Classic’s announcement of nine Jaguar XKSS continuation models comes news that the official classic car department of Jaguar Land Rover will fully restore 25 original Land Rover Series 1 utilities. Jaguar Land Rover Classic will scour the used car market...

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