Tag: JLR

Land Rover Astronaut Edition

<img data-attachment-id="1673926" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/lrastronauteditionimages090519004.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="lrastronauteditionimages090519004" data-image-description=" JLR ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/lrastronauteditionimages090519004-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/lrastronauteditionimages090519004-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1673926″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/lrastronauteditionimages090519004-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/lrastronauteditionimages090519004-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/lrastronauteditionimages090519004-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/lrastronauteditionimages090519004-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/lrastronauteditionimages090519004-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/lrastronauteditionimages090519004-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/lrastronauteditionimages090519004.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Exclusivity is the name of the game for high-end automakers. While mainstream brands are busy chasing down volume, they’re […]

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CEO of Embattled Jaguar Land Rover Explains the Road Ahead

Last week, we examined the precarious situation impacting the way Jaguar Land Rover does business. If you want the abridged version, JLR isn’t sure what to do about Brexit, overestimated the Chinese market, and is concerned with tightening emission rules in Europe. The company’s now mulling the layoff of a sizable portion of its workforce to […]

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Going Straight: 2020 Range Rover Swaps V6 for Inline Engine

<img data-attachment-id="1672460" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/rr20mydriving01051901-resize-1024×682.jpg" data-orig-size="1023,682" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="rr20mydriving01051901-resize-1024×682" data-image-description=" JLR ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/rr20mydriving01051901-resize-1024×682-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/rr20mydriving01051901-resize-1024×682-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1672460″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/rr20mydriving01051901-resize-1024×682-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/rr20mydriving01051901-resize-1024×682-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/rr20mydriving01051901-resize-1024×682-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/rr20mydriving01051901-resize-1024×682-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/rr20mydriving01051901-resize-1024×682-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/rr20mydriving01051901-resize-1024×682-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/rr20mydriving01051901-resize-1024×682.jpg 1023w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> After becoming the preferred choice for manufacturers delivering both mainstream autos and high-end performance vehicles, the V6 is starting […]

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USA to the Rescue? Jaguar Land Rover Banks on American Excess During Troubled Times

<img data-attachment-id="1595878" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429.jpg" data-orig-size="1560,821" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"13","credit":"","camera":"IQ3 100MP","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1501360972","copyright":"","focal_length":"55","iso":"50","shutter_speed":"0.3","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019-land-rover-discovery-svx-downhill" data-image-description=" Image: Land Rover ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429-450×237.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429-610×321.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1595878″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429-610×321.jpg” alt=”2019-land-rover-discovery-svx-downhill” width=”610″ height=”321″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429-610×321.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429-75×39.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429-450×237.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429-768×404.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429-120×63.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429.jpg 1560w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Jaguar Land Rover finds itself in a truly unfortunate situation. Like many manufacturers, it mistakenly presumed […]

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PSA Group, Always on the Prowl, Has One Eye on Jaguar Land Rover

<img data-attachment-id="1622934" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover.jpg" data-orig-size="1040,585" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2018 Range Rover Supercharged Autobiography" data-image-description=" Image JLR ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1622934 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover.jpg 1040w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> There’s always that one guy who says, “If you ever getting around to selling […]

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Jaguar’s J-Pace Gradually Takes Shape

<img data-attachment-id="1629222" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_First-Edition_116-1-610.jpg" data-orig-size="610,406" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"7.1","credit":"Jaguar Land Rover","camera":"","caption":"Jaguar I-PACE Global Drive, Portugal, 2018","created_timestamp":"1526554968","copyright":"Copyright 2018","focal_length":"300","iso":"320","shutter_speed":"0.003125","title":"Jaguar I-PACE Global Drive, Portugal, 2018","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="i-pace" data-image-description=" jlr ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_First-Edition_116-1-610-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_First-Edition_116-1-610-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1629222″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_First-Edition_116-1-610-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_First-Edition_116-1-610.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_First-Edition_116-1-610-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_First-Edition_116-1-610-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_First-Edition_116-1-610-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> While Jaguar is working towards padding out its utility lineup, […]

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Jaguar’s Sexy XF Sportbrake Looks Doomed in the U.S. As Brand Enters Triage Mode

The American public’s rapid conversion to the Church of Crossover caught longtime car peddler Jaguar off guard, forcing the British brand to mull desperate measures to stay profitable. And not just in this market, either. Jaguar is currently an anchor for Jaguar Land Rover, dragging the automaker’s finances into the red, and Indian parent Tata […]

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Jaguar XE and XF Could Become One, Report Claims

As Land Rover sails along, happily supported by the popularity of its utility-only lineup, corporate sibling Jaguar isn’t flying high. Neither is the automaker as a whole, financially speaking. Despite fielding its own crossovers, Jag finds itself suffering from the public’s abandonment of passenger cars and a rapidly evolving European marketplace. On the lower end […]

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Something’s Missing: Jaguar E-Paces Delivered to Customers Minus Irreplaceable Software

It looks as if certain 2019 model year Jaguar E-Pace crossovers have left the factory improperly equipped. Back in November, an owner created an account on the EPaceForum to share their experience. According to the posting, the E-Pace arrived with some features missing. Functions like navigation, WiFi, live weather and sports updates, Apple CarPlay, and Android […]

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Blame China: Jaguar Land Rover Layoffs Won’t Be Exclusive to Europe

On Thursday, Jaguar Land Rover was reported to be in the midst of a plan that would eventually lay off roughly 10 percent of its UK workforce — roughly 4,500 employees. Considering the company has been forced to endure waning demand for sedans and just about everything with a diesel engine, a bit of restructuring was […]

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Under Fire From Multiple Foes, Jaguar Land Rover to Cut 4,500 UK Workers

For now, Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover isn’t saying whether any of its British plants will close as a result of the automaker’s cost- and job-cutting spree, nor whether we’ll see a shedding of models from its portfolio. Many would argue there’s some Jags in need of cutting. With global sales falling 4.6 percent in 2018, […]

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Officially Official: Land Rover Defender Returning to North America

On Thursday, Jaguar Land Rover announced that an all-new Defender SUV will be sold in the United States and Canada come 2020. “On behalf of Land Rover and our retailers, we are proud to announce the voices of American and Canadian customers have been heard: the all-new Defender will be for sale here starting in […]

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Tata Motors: Seriously, We’re Totally Not Interested in Dropping Jaguar Land Rover

It apparently needed to be said. As forces conspire against it, Indian auto conglomerate Tata Motors decided to pour cold water on rumors that it’s mulling a sell-off of Jaguar Land Rover, or perhaps some part of it. Sure, there’s many troubles facing its British subsidiary, not least of which is the hazy future promised […]

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Aiming Higher: 2020 Range Rover Evoque Ups the Class, Not the Size

During Jaguar Land Rover’s unveiling of the updated version of its smallest Range Rover model, the automaker made sure everyone knew the only carryover components from the not-fully-baked first-generation model were the door hinges. This is not your realtor’s Evoque, JLR assures us. Revealed in its native UK, the second-gen Range Rover Evoque — arriving […]

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Putting a Stop to Stopping: Jaguar Land Rover Testing Green Light Speed Advisory Tech

Jaguar Land Rover has announced it will implement Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory (GLOSA) technology on a trial basis. The system utilizes vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) connectivity, allowing cars to “talk” to traffic lights while informing drivers of the speed they should travel to avoid having to stop. GLOSA isn’t a new concept. In fact, it’s been kicked […]

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As Sales Slump, Jaguar Land Rover Moves to Plug Leaks

It’s not oil dripping onto a snooty cobblestone driveway this time around — it’s cash. Following the release of its latest quarterly fiscal report, Jaguar Land Rover announced a plan to plug the leaks threatening its existence. The automaker cites declining sales as the reason for a 10.9 percent drop in revenue for the three […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Now Retrofitting Vintage Rides With Modern Infotainment

Few things look more out of place inside a classic automobile than a period-incorrect head unit. It draws the eye like a pimple on a nose. Fortunately, Jaguar Land Rover is now offering a new range of infotainment systems that pair modern functionality with “discreet and harmonious styling.” It’s the coolest idea since Porsche’s Classic Radio […]

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