By Costas Pitas and Tatiana Jancarikova LONDON/BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) confirmed on Friday it will build a car plant in Slovakia, beginning a 1 billion pound ($1.5 billion) project which will be one of the biggest ever foreign direct investments in the central European nation. Show More Summary
Right now there are two square and earnestly capable 4x4s on the U.S. market; the Jeep Wrangler (187,111 sales this year so far) and the Mercedes-Benz G-Class (3,075 sales). You might have guessed there’s a big price gap between them. But is there really enough gap in demand for another player? Read more...
Tata Motors‘ luxury brand Jaguar Land Rover is back to solid double-digit percentage increases in volumes sales, following its best ever November sales report. Volumes rose 27% year-over-year last month, and by 5.6% for the first eight months in fiscal 2016 (ending March). Show More Summary
Land Rover’s design chief Gerry McGovern has confirmed that the next Land Rover Defender will look “nothing like ” the Lego-looking concepts we’ve seen, but he has said he wants to sell more the next time around. Way more. Read more...
Instead of adapting a commercial minivan to serve as a taxi, or designing one from the ground up, Land Rover set up this Defender 90 wagon to pick up fares around London. Continue reading Land Rover builds a London taxi out of rugged...Show More Summary
Car dealerships will be pulling into a renovated 11th Avenue office building. BNF Automotive Group signed a deal with the Georgetown Co. to take 250,000 square feet at the base of 787 11th Ave.,... To view the full story, click the title link.
A two-day Series Land Rover and Defender heritage exhibition will be on display at Bonhams London from December 15-16, ahead of the prestigious charity auction of the Defender 2,000,000. Read the rest of the story at: Land Rover Defender 2,000,000 in Public Exhibition
The First exclusive aerial snapshots of the world’s most advanced sailing boat ‘The Land Rover Ben Ainslie Racing AC45 T2‘ have been released recently. Dubbed as the “fighter jet on water”, the incredible sail-boat is set to hit the airwaves in the much anticipated America’s Cup Finals scheduled in 2017 in Bermuda. Show More Summary
land rover’s much celebrated defender 4x4 has played plenty of roles in its 67 year lifespan, working alongside farmers, military personnel, firefighters and now, in this latest video from land rover, it’s picked up a job as a black cab. Show More Summary
Not only will the new Defender look nothing like the concept trucks, but it will likely signal a new place in Land Rover's lineup for the venerable off-roader. Continue reading Land Rover: Next Defender 'will bear no resemblance' toShow More Summary
Jaguar Land Rover Australia has issued a recall notice for variants in all three of its Range Rover model lines, affecting 261 vehicles in total. For the big Range Rover and its Range Rover Sport sibling, 21 models built between June 1-12 this year have been recalled for a defective seatbelt latch. The carmaker’s local […]
General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] has confirmed plans to bring its Chinese-built Buick Envision to the United States. The stylish small crossover hits local showrooms in the summer of 2016. Subaru is working on new generation of its Impreza compact and the good news is that there will once again be sporty WRX and WRX STI variants. According to a...
Photos courtesy Jaguar Land Rover. In keeping with its mission to provide parts and material support for classic Jaguar models, Jaguar Heritage Parts is introducing 30 new body panels for E-type models, including a complete set of panels for Series 1 cars and select replacement panels for Series 2 and 3 E-types. Tim Hannig, director […]
Land Rover’s iconic Defender off-roader will finally cease production next month. The vehicle, which features a design that’s barely budged from the original boxy shape of the utilitarian-and-mechanically-bulletproof ‘Land Rover’ unveiled in 1948, has been in production since 1983 but needs to be phased out due to emissions...
MONDAY – Ker-runch! There goes an alloy wheel. We’ve just swapped car parks, the exit on the new one is very confined for big cars, I’ve misjudged my trajectory by an inch and [insert words not fit for publication here]. The continuing vulnerability of alloys is a matter of ongoing annoyance to me, given that you […]
The next Defender will be sold in the U.S.
jaguar land rover has announced two separate recalls encompassing all three of its range rover branded vehicles. the first recall concerns the 2016 model year range rover evoque, built between july and october 2015. the engine wiring harness may be incorrectly routed, causing the wires to contact the exhaust gas recirculation housing. Show More Summary
Sensitivity and Adaptability of Methanogens to Perchlorates: Implications for Life on MarsAuthors:Krall et alAbstract:In 2008, the Mars Phoenix Lander discovered perchlorate at its landing site, and in 2012, the Curiosity Rover confirmed the presence of perchlorate on Mars. Show More Summary
Imagine being an Automaker with a site like Silverstone as the heart of your whole operation. You would have plenty of space for offices and development of new vehicles. It seems like the most beneficial part of the whole concept is having an on-site track at your disposal. Show More Summary
The brands join Jaguar Land Rover in skipping Detroit.