Tata

Tata to rename Zica hatch after outbreak of dangerous zika virus

7:07 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2016

The rapidly-spreading zika virus has an unlikely victim: Indian carmaker Tata Motors. The carmaker said today it had decided to rename its soon-to-be-launched hatchback Zica, short for Zippy Car, after the mosquito-borne virus was declared an international health emergency.... Read More »

New Discovery

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016

The redesigned 2017 Land Rover Discovery will feature a rounder, more fluid design than its predecessor, the LR4, spy images of the luxury SUV show.... Read More »

Land Rover ends Defender production

Jan. 29, 2016 14:37 CET

The last Land Rover Defender rolled off the production line, 68 years after output of the iconic offroader first began.... Read More »

CAR CUTAWAY

Suppliers to the new Jaguar XF

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 29, 2016

Assembly of the second-generation Jaguar XF began in June 2015 at Jaguar Land Rover's factory in Castle Bromwich, England. Output is expected to peak at more than 47,000 units this year, according to IHS Automotive.... Read More »

Ford, aiming for pickup fuel economy crown, preps diesel-powered F-150

2:30 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 28, 2016

Ford appears to be gearing up to launch a diesel-powered version of the F-150, possibly as early as next year, and wrest the fuel efficiency crown from the hot-selling Ram 1500 EcoDiesel. Diesel-powered F-150 test trucks have been spotted running around Ford's product development center in Dearborn, Mich.... Read More »

Land Rover's 2017 Discovery sheds boxiness of LR4

12:30 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2016

The redesigned 2017 Land Rover Discovery will be less boxy and feature a rounder, more fluid design than its predecessor, the LR4, spy images of the luxury SUV show. Photos of a heavily camouflaged fifth-generation Discovery signal it will sport many design cues from the Discovery Vision Concept that Land Rover revealed in 2014.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover passes Nissan to become UK's No. 1 automaker

Jan. 22, 2016 06:01 CET

Jaguar Land Rover passed Nissan to become the UK's biggest auto manufacturer by vehicle production. Overall, UK car output increased by 3.9 percent last year to a 10-year high of 1.59 million.... Read More »

Top designers share their top picks

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2016

Toronto's Globe and Mail newspaper had a little fun recently with some of the industry's leading designers. The paper asked them to pick their favorite cars from other companies.... Read More »

Former Daimler exec named as Tata Motors CEO

Jan. 18, 2016 15:06 CET

Tata Motors has appointed former Daimler executive Guenter Butschek as its new CEO, two years after the death of previous chief Karl Slym.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover named best place to work in UK, survey says

Jan. 16, 2016 06:01 CET

Jaguar Land Rover is the best large company to work for in the UK, according to a survey. The automaker, which has 35,000 employees in the UK, almost its entire global workforce, was ranked No. 1 among 400 businesses surveyed that employ more than 500 people in the country.... Read More »

WES RAYNAL

BLOG: Seeing double in Detroit

3:15 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2016

The 2016 edition of the Detroit auto show is packed with the usual introductions, concepts and good gossip. This year, more than in previous years, though, we can't help but notice some of the cars and trucks are all starting to run together.... Read More »

Is 2016 Jag's turn to soar?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

Jaguar Land Rover North America CEO Joe Eberhardt says that two compacts, the F-Pace crossover and the XE sedan, will boost Jaguar sales dramatically this year.... Read More »

Top designers share their top picks

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

Toronto's Globe and Mail newspaper had a little fun recently with some of the industry's top designers. The paper asked them to pick their favorite cars from other companies.... Read More »

Shoppers using mobile devices require less hand-holding

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

A Facebook-commissioned study finds that 76 percent of what it calls "mobile-first" shoppers -- those who do most of their research on smartphones and tablets -- know the vehicle they want before heading to a dealership.... Read More »

Ultra-luxury brands, 'Bond' star, shine in intimate Detroit showroom

9:52 am U.S. ET | Jan. 10, 2016

A ballroom in a downtown Detroit casino was transformed Saturday night into a glitzy showroom for high-end luxury vehicles and supercars worth a combined $8 million.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover reports record sales as Europe, U.S. offset China slump

Jan. 8, 2016 14:48 CET

Jaguar Land Rover reported record sales last year as Europe and U.S. gains offset slumping volume in China.... Read More »

LAND ROVER

Riding the light-truck wave

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

Land Rover is one of the fastest-growing brands in the U.S. -- especially its Ranger Rover nameplates.... Read More »

JAGUAR

Crucial launches are on the horizon

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

A thin product line, notably on the crossover side, hinders Jaguar's reach as Asian and European rivals march on.... Read More »

2015 LISTS OF 10

The year's most memorable marketing moments

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 28, 2015

Memorable moments in marketing in 2015... Read More »

RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Land Rover fans' eyes are on Gerry McGovern as the next Defender takes shape

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2015

Redesigning an iconic vehicle is a job that'll add plenty of gray hairs to a veteran designer's head. That is the task facing Gerry McGovern, Land Rover's design chief, who must come up with the next Defender.... Read More »

RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Land Rover fans' eyes on Gerry McGovern as the next Defender takes shape

12:30 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2015

Redesigning an iconic vehicle is a job that'll add plenty of gray hairs to a veteran designer's head -- if there is any hair left.... Read More »

Jaguar to race in Formula E to enhance electric powertrain expertise

Dec. 15, 2015 10:51 CET

Jaguar Land Rover will enter the Formula E battery-powered race series to test its future electric powertrains. Jaguar will take part in the third season of Formula E starting late next year.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover says Slovakia plant will start production in 2018

Dec. 11, 2015 08:39 CET

Jaguar Land Rover said today it will start production in 2018 at a new $1.5 billion factory in Slovakia. The plant will produce a range of aluminum Jaguar Land Rover vehicles, the automaker said.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover clinches deal with Slovakia on new factory

Dec. 10, 2015 21:24 CET

Jaguar Land Rover reached an agreement with Slovakia on the construction of a new factory with a production capacity of 300,000 cars a year, the country's government said.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover will sign Slovakia plant deal this week, gov't sources say

Dec. 8, 2015 15:19 CET

Jaguar Land Rover and the Slovak government will sign an agreement this week on a production plant in Slovakia, sources said. The automaker signed a letter of intent in August to build the plant, which is expected to produce up to 300,000 cars a year.... Read More »

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