Land Rover

Hale works on makeover of Jag, Land Rover image

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2014
Hundreds of employees at Jaguar Land Rover North America sport a green button saying “All In.” The button means they're committed to changing the British company's culture to focus on customer service and satisfaction, said Duke Hale, who was hired a year ago as vice president of customer service.... Read More »

 

NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Land Rover Discovery Sport debuts line of 'versatile' SUVs

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2014
Land Rover said the first vehicle in its new family of SUVs will be called the Discovery Sport.... Read More »

 

2014 BEIJING AUTO SHOW

Jaguar Land Rover to start China production at the end of this year

April 20, 2014 13:49 CET
Jaguar Land Rover plans to start building vehicles in China by the end of this year. The company will begin selling a Land Rover SUV built by its Chinese venture with Chery Automobile by early 2015.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Land Rover plans 3-pronged attack

April 10, 2014 06:01 CET
Land Rover says it plans to better distinguish its SUV offerings by creating three distinct model lines.... Read More »

 

Land Rover will preview 1st of new family

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 7, 2014
Land Rover will show a concept vehicle next week at the New York auto show that is expected to preview a family of SUVs using the Discovery name.... Read More »

 

Jaguar Land Rover begins production trials at China assembly plant

April 4, 2014 11:12 CET
Jaguar Land Rover and partner Chery Automobile have launched production trials at an assembly plant in China, a local newspaper reported.... Read More »

 

ANE monthly e-magazine goes live Monday

April 4, 2014 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine goes live on Monday, April 7.... Read More »

 

DIANA T. KURYLKO

Land Rover provides more clues to expanded Discovery family

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 3, 2014
Land Rover is taking its largest vehicle, the Discovery, and making a family of it.... Read More »

 

DIANA T. KURYLKO

Land Rover's vision of an expanded Discovery family

7:15 pm U.S. ET | April 2, 2014
Land Rover is taking its largest vehicle, the LR4 in the United States and the Discovery elsewhere, and making a family of it. The story is unfolding in New York this week with the introduction of the Discovery Vision Concept SUV.... Read More »

 

RICHARD TRUETT

An old Rover plant comes back -- and someday, maybe, the brand

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 31, 2014
The transformation of the old Rover plant in the British Midlands, scene of so much labor strife, turmoil and heartbreak in the 1970s and '80s, is breathtaking.... Read More »

 

RICHARD TRUETT

An old Rover plant comes back — and someday, maybe, the brand

12:19 pm U.S. ET | March 28, 2014
The transformation of the old Rover plant in the British Midlands, scene of so much labor strife, turmoil and heartbreak in the 1970s and '80s, is breathtaking.... Read More »

 

CEO: Chase's top job is 'serve the dealers'

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 26, 2014
Thasunda Duckett can light up a room, even one filled with buttoned-down bankers and auto lenders.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Segment shake-up seen on Qashqai, Evoque success

March 14, 2014 06:01 CET
The success of the segment-busting Nissan Qashqai and Range Rover Evoque was a wake-up call to automakers. Now they are ready to push the trend to a new level.... Read More »

 

CEO: Chase's top job is 'serve the dealers'

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2014
Thasunda Duckett can light up a room, even one filled with buttoned-down bankers and auto lenders.... Read More »

 

Jaguar Land Rover sales fuel tripling of Tata Motors profit

Feb. 10, 2014 13:07 CET
Jaguar Land Rover reported third-quarter profits that more than doubled to 619 million pounds ($1 billion), helping to buoy parent Tata Motors, which is struggling to revive its Indian auto business.... Read More »

 

Jaguar Land Rover pushes back China production to 2015

Feb. 5, 2014 10:30 CET
Jaguar Land Rover output at the company's Chinese venture with Chery Automobile will begin next year, later than initially expected, because of delays getting machinery and equipment.... Read More »

 

DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

Porsche Macan rises fast; VW Golf rules

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 31, 2014
Porsche's Macan was a huge Web winner during the fourth quarter but the media champ of 2013 was the VW Golf, which was No. 1 in online news stories, blogs and other social media such as YouTube.... Read More »

 

Q&A: MICHAEL LEVITAN, JAGUAR LAND ROVER RETAIL CABINET

Land Rover dealers struggle to get more inventory

2:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2014
Michael LevitanWhile dealers welcomed a significant sales surge for both Jaguar and Land Rover in 2013, they remain cautious about investments the manufacturer is seeking as it promotes dualed dealerships representing both brands. Dealers want to see more Land Rover inventory freed up and more marketing for Jaguar, said Michael Levitan, chairman of the Jaguar Land Rover Retailer Cabinet.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Range Rover diesel-hybrid saves fuel on and off road

Jan. 21, 2014 06:15 CET
Land Rover says the Range Rover SDV6 Hybrid offers the performance of a model powered by a V-8 diesel engine, but with fuel consumption 14 percent below that of the automaker's standard V-6 diesel.... Read More »

 

DEALER COUNCIL LEADERS

Higher allocation is top priority for Land Rover

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
Land Rover's U.S. dealers want more vehicles to sell. Getting increased allocation of Land Rover production is the top priority for the brand's dealers this year, said Michael Levitan, chairman of the Jaguar Land Rover Retailer Cabinet. The cabinet was formed in 2013 by merging the Jaguar and Land Rover dealer councils.... Read More »

 

Jaguar Land Rover posts 19% gain in global sales

3:48 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2014
Jaguar Land Rover notched its best full year global sales performance in 2013, selling 425,006 units, a 19 percent gain over 2012, the company said Sunday.... Read More »

 

Jaguar Land Rover sales rise to record, helped by China demand

Jan. 12, 2014 10:26 CET
Jaguar Land Rover reported record global sales last year, driven by growth in the Asia Pacific and China region. Sales rose 19 percent to 425,006 vehicles, the company said.... Read More »

 

JLR recalls Range Rovers in U.S. for potential airbag issue

Jan. 6, 2014 06:01 CET
Jaguar Land Rover is recalling 3,912 Range Rover SUVs in the United States because the front seat side airbags may not deploy.... Read More »

 

Officials bust vehicle fraud ring

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 6, 2014
An international crime ring that fraudulently acquired vehicles from Canadian dealerships, drove them into the United States and shipped them to western Africa is being thwarted by a cooperative effort, authorities say.... Read More »

 

DECEMBER U.S. AUTO SALES

U.S. sales barely rise as storms, Nov. payback take toll

8:00 am U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2014
U.S. light-vehicle sales edged up in December but fell short of expectations of a 4 percent gain, as wintry weather and a payback from November's surge took a bite out of demand. Most companies managed to close out the year with an increase. Among the biggest automakers, Nissan led with an 11 percent gain, while GM dropped 6 percent.... Read More »

 

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