Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover will double size of UK engine plant

Nov. 24, 2015 14:16 CET

Jaguar Land Rover will spend 450 million pounds ($680 million) to double the size of its engine plant in central England, taking total spending to 1 billion pounds on the plant, which opened last year to make four-cylinder diesels.... Read More »

JLR won't attend Detroit auto show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015

Jaguar Land Rover of North America says it will skip next year's Detroit auto show in January to concentrate on other international shows.... Read More »

Land Rover Defender to end long, storied run

Nov. 21, 2015 06:01 CET

Production of the iconic Land Rover Defender will end early next year. The utilitarian workhorse has remained virtually unchanged during almost seven decades of production and it is unclear whether Land Rover will seek to replace it.... Read More »

Penske buys N.J.-based dealership group

10:46 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2015

Penske Automotive Group Inc. has bought the Schneider Nelson Auto Group in a deal expected to generate annual revenue of about $175 million.... Read More »


Spotlight will shine mostly on practical cars and crossovers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 15, 2015

Automakers are leaving the drama to Hollywood. Instead of image-driven luxury models or topless boulevard cruisers, the big news at this week's Los Angeles Auto Show will be more mundane: Think Buick's LaCrosse or Hyundai's Elantra.... Read More »

L.A. show to get global debuts from Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, Mitsubishi

4:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2015

The rebuilding of the Civic lineup continues in Los Angeles next week as Honda debuts the second of five new Civics. The Civic coupe will get its world debut at the L.A. show.... Read More »


BLOG: Range Rover Evoque convertible is ready for (next) summer

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2015

The Range Rover Evoque that at least several people have been clamoring for is finally here, revealed just in time for winter.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover plans $6.8B cost cuts, paper says

Nov. 8, 2015 23:43 CET

Jaguar Land Rover has launched a project to cut costs of $6.8 billion and build 1 million cars per year by the end of the decade, the Sunday Times reported.... Read More »

Dealerships jump on the Bond-wagon

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 6, 2015

The universal appeal of the Bond franchise - and the starring role afforded to the Jaguar C-X75 concept and modified versions of the Range Rover Sport SVR and Land Rover Defender - allowed dealerships to use Spectre as a connection point to a broad range of customers before today's release of one of the year's most anticipated movies.... Read More »


BLOG: For Jaguar Land Rover, latest Bond film is more than special effects

1:04 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2015

While spectators see entertainment in the wild car chases of the new James Bond movie Spectre, Jaguar Land Rover sees the ultimate branding opportunity.... Read More »


How digital prototyping is cutting development time and costs for new models

Oct. 17, 2015 06:01 CET

The move to “digital prototyping” has helped reduce the development time of a new model to 24 months from 36 months, resulting in lower costs and a fresher product portfolio, industry executives say.... Read More »

Range Rover plans limited run of Evoque cabrios

Oct. 9, 2015 06:01 CET

Jaguar Land Rover plans a limited run of the Range Rover Evoque Convertible, which will debut at the Los Angeles auto show next month and go on sale next spring.... Read More »


Jaguar Land Rover CEO Speth says brand's 'heart and the soul' will remain in the UK

Oct. 6, 2015 06:01 CET

Jaguar Land Rover is branching out of the UK with a factory in China and plans to build cars in Brazil and Slovakia. Another big change is Jaguar's addition of its first SUV. JLR CEO Ralf Speth explained to Automotive News Europe how both of the moves will help the automaker.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover to stick with diesel rollout in U.S.

4:30 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2015

Jaguar Land Rover North America, which is just introducing its first diesel-powered SUVs in the U.S., won't adjust its diesel strategy in the wake of Volkswagen's emissions scandal, CEO Joe Eberhardt said Wednesday.... Read More »

NHTSA considers expanding Takata airbag recalls

7:21 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015

The U.S. regulator overseeing the replacement of Takata airbags is considering an order that would expand the recalls and has contacted seven manufacturers who could be affected, including Volkswagen AG and Tesla Motors Inc.... Read More »


BorgWarner, ZF, GKN have key parts in new Land Rover Discovery Sport

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2015

BorgWarner, ZF and GKN Driveline play keys roles in helping to reduce CO2 in the new Land Rover Discovery Sport.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover plant would boost Slovak growth next year, minister says

Sept. 22, 2015 12:33 CET

Jaguar Land Rover's plan to build a plant in Slovakia would give a much-needed boost to economic growth in the country next year, the country's finance minister said. JLR selected Slovakia over locations in Europe, the U.S and Mexico for its new factory, but said a final decision will come later this year.... Read More »

UK's pro-EU carmakers say plants not at risk from Brexit

Sept. 17, 2015 13:02 CET

The UK's foreign-owned carmakers say they would not shut their plants if the country leaves the EU, though future investment could be at risk.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover sales will rise in 2015 despite China drop, CEO says

Sept. 15, 2015 12:40 CET

Jaguar Land Rover says it expects this year's sales to exceed last year's as the UK, Europe and North America help compensate for a sharp decline in China demand.... Read More »

Range Rover builds its own fortress

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 14, 2015

Jaguar Land Rover's Special Vehicle Operations developed a long-wheelbase Rangie armored to VR8 specs. That means it can to stop multiple armor-piercing 7.62 mm rounds and offer side protection from explosive devices with the force of 33 pounds of TNT. It also offers protection from, as well as DM51 grenades detonated on the roof or under the SUV.... Read More »


BLOG: Range Rover's armored Sentinel is a grenade-proof British clubroom

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2015

With the debut of the long-wheelbase Range Rover Autobiogaphy, we knew it wouldn't be long before Jaguar Land Rover's Special Vehicle Operations came up with some special examples of the flagship Range Rover.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover's China JV reshuffles management

Sept. 11, 2015 10:56 CET

Jaguar Land Rover's China joint venture named manufacturing expert Murray Dietsch as president in a management shuffle that takes place amid a sharp decline in the joint venture's China sales.... Read More »


BLOG: Range Rover's armored Sentinel is a grenade-proof British clubroom

11:45 am U.S. ET | Sept. 8, 2015

With the debut of the long-wheelbase Range Rover Autobiogaphy, we knew it wouldn't be long before Jaguar Land Rover's Special Vehicle Operations came up with some souped-up examples of the flagship Rangie.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover plans diesels for entire lineup

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 7, 2015

Land Rover's first U.S. diesel vehicles -- the Range Rover Td6 and Range Rover Sport Td6 -- will go on sale in October. And more diesels are on the way for the British SUV brand.... Read More »

Land Rover to roll out two diesels in October

12:56 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015

Land Rover expects its first U.S. diesel vehicles will account for up to 20 percent of sales for the two SUVs powered by the new-generation engines. The Range Rover Td6 and Range Rover Sport Td6 go on sale in October and will cost about $1,500 more than the gasoline V-6 models.... Read More »