Land Rover

Former Land Rover designer Phil Simmons joins Great Wall

Sept. 4, 2018 10:20 CET
Great Wall appointed former Land Rover stylist Phil Simmons as design director for the Haval brand.

Jaguar Land Rover to open Georgia facility to restore classics

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 20, 2018
With the price of Jaguar and Land Rover classic vehicles soaring, JLR plans to open a new restoration, sales and service center in Savannah, Ga.

JLR plans three new models, versatile platform

Aug. 13, 2018 06:01 CET
Jaguar Land Rover will add three new models over the next five years and gradually switch most of its vehicles to a new modular platform.

Land Rover growth hinges on 3 replacements

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 13, 2018
Land Rover is on the verge of remaking three of its most important products. A misfire on any could impede JLR's drive to boost annual volume to 1 million units.

Volvo, Land Rover gains in U.S. at risk if tariffs hit

July 4, 2018 15:42 CET
Volvo and Jaguar Land Rover have been making the biggest gains in the U.S. luxury auto market this year -- a trend that could be hit if President Donald Trump decides to tax imported cars.

Jaguar Land Rover launches subscription lease service

June 14, 2018 12:33 CET
Jaguar Land Rover has launched a subscription lease service in the UK that could be rolled out

RICHARD TRUETT

Land Rover sets course for Defender to come home

11:42 am U.S. ET | June 12, 2018
Authenticity is crucially important for the next Defender. Building the iconic off-roader in its spiritual home will add appeal to JLR's most important vehicle launch yet.

RICHARD TRUETT

Land Rover sets course for Defender to come home

11:45 am U.S. ET | June 12, 2018
Authenticity is crucially important for the next Defender. Building the iconic off-roader in its spiritual home will add appeal to JLR's most important vehicle launch yet.

JLR will cut more UK jobs as it moves Discovery output to Slovakia

June 11, 2018 15:12 CET
Jaguar Land Rover is set to cut more jobs in Britain as it moves all production of the Land Rover Discovery to lower-cost Slovakia before building its new Range Rover at an English factory.

Jaguar Land Rover thriving under Tata -- so far

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 28, 2018
Tata has defied critics since buying the celebrated British brands from Ford Motor Co., turning them into one of the biggest automotive success stories in recent memory.

Ford set up JLR for success before 2008 sale

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 28, 2018
Like nearly all automotive success stories, Jaguar Land Rover's resurgence is rooted in engineering and design, but its previous owner, Ford, also deserves some credit.

JLR to spend $5.3 billion on new models, tech

10:50 am U.S. ET | May 23, 2018
Jaguar Land Rover will spend about $6 billion in the current financial year on new models and technologies as the luxury carmaker looks to spur sales that grew at a slower pace.

Jaguar Land Rover confirms 1,000 jobs to go as diesel sales slump

April 16, 2018 12:36 CET
Jaguar Land Rover said it will cut 1,000 jobs and reduce production at two UK factories as demand for diesel cars slumps because of higher taxes and a regulatory crackdown.

A design freeze on the biggest Defender yet

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 16, 2018
Yet another outline of the next Land Rover Defender has appeared.

Jaguar Land Rover to cut 1,000 jobs, reduce output amid Brexit, diesel concerns

April 13, 2018 15:27 CET
Jaguar Land Rover will cut about 1,000 jobs and reduce production at two of its UK factories due to uncertainty around Brexit and confusion over diesel policy leading to a fall in sales, a source told Reuters.

JLR lures Renault's Alpine boss to head its performance unit

April 9, 2018 10:57 CET
Jaguar Land Rover has appointed Michael van der Sande, the head of Renault's sporty Alpine brand, to lead its performance and bespoke division. Van der Sande will replace John Edwards, who will take up another role within JLR.

Next Defender likely to stick to boxy roots

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 9, 2018
During the opening of Jaguar Land Rover's new U.S. headquarters in Mahwah, N.J., the company peeled the curtain back just a little on the iconic off-road vehicle.

Jaguar Land Rover tests self-driving valet parking in UK

March 22, 2018 11:07 CET
Jaguar Land Rover tested its self-driving valet technology in the UK with a system that allows cars to find a space and park themselves.

Q&A: ANDY VINE, JAGUAR LAND ROVER RETAILER CABINET

JLR: Dealers revved up by new products

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 22, 2018
Fresh off record Land Rover sales in 2017 and another solid year of growth for Jaguar, 2018 brings more new products, including low-production, high-performance vehicles.

HOT TOPIC

What will next Defender look like?

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 19, 2018
A Land Rover designer says he wishes the new Defender would have bowed at the same time as Mercedes' G class.

Range Rover price hits new heights

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 12, 2018
The British, creators of the luxury SUV segment in 1970 with the original Range Rover, are attempting to fend off potential interlopers from Italy, Germany and elsewhere with an armada of superluxe off-roaders.

Luxury brands seek Geneva spotlight glow

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 12, 2018
BMW and other brands used the Geneva auto show to stake claims in upper-luxury segments dominated by VW Group's sprawling yet integrated empire of upscale brands.

Goss leaves Jaguar Land Rover as automaker restructures sales; Braeuetigam promoted

March 8, 2018 06:01 CET
Jaguar Land Rover is restructuring its marketing, sales and service activities under a single leader. Marketing chief Felix Braeuetigam takes on the newly-created position of chief commercial officer, absorbing the duties of sales operations director, Andy Goss, who leaves the company.

Jaguar Land Rover closes UK plant as weather hits water supply

March 5, 2018 19:39 CET
Jaguar Land Rover has halted production at its Solihull car plant in central England after water supplies in Britain were disrupted by burst pipes.

Daimler-linked firm picked for Defender-inspired SUV

Feb. 14, 2018 16:04 CET
Petrochemicals company INEOS has handed the engineering contract for its Land Rover Defender-inspired SUV to a German company partly owned by Daimler.

 
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Douglas A. Bolduc
5:50 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21 2018

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Why Aston Martin's CEO expects automaker to be more profitable than Ferrari

Nick Gibbs
4:40 am U.S. ET | Sept. 10 2018

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Volvo has autonomous vehicle safety covered like a blanket

Douglas A. Bolduc
3:51 am U.S. ET | Sept. 7 2018

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Tesla readies a surprise in Europe

Jay Ramey
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 4 2018

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Tesla is expected to reveal a new vehicle at the Grand Basel auto show, according to an invitation s ...
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Moving out of Sergio's shadow

Andrea Malan
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 4 2018

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Mike Manley took the helm at Fiat Chrysler just four days before the death of former CEO Sergio Marc ...
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ZF invests in future engineers with a U.S. robot competition

Richard Truett
1:08 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 28 2018

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Facing a shortage of engineers, ZF Group and other auto companies are taking a long view and are ram ...
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Why domestic automakers will not dominate China's luxury EV market

Yang Jian
7:26 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24 2018

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Beijing realizes that young domestic automakers can never beat global giants with traditional combus ...
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