Tag: Land Rover

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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2020 Range Rover Evoque First Drive – Familiar yet New

The script for the first-gen Range Rover Evoque included downsizing the Discovery luxury experience to a compact size and extending the distinct styling and off-road capability the brand is known for. The first-generation Evoque came in two-door and four-door variants, followed by a two-door cabrio version. The second-gen Evoque follows the original script, but drops […]

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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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A U.S. Supreme Court Ruling to Watch Out For

Will the Eighth Amendment’s Excessive Fines Clause soon keep you safe from sticky-fingered state governments or local law enforcement? Right now, it doesn’t, but one man’s desire to get his hands on a seized SUV might change that. If it rules in favor of an Indiana man seeking the return of his 2012 Land Rover LR2, […]

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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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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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2020 Land Rover Defender Leaked … by Land Rover

Hoping to generate some buzz ahead of its reveal, Land Rover released an incomplete, low-resolution side-on image of the upcoming, reborn Defender on Tuesday. The model, which disappeared from European dealers after its aging body was declared a danger to modern pedestrians, will return next year as a 2020 model. Apparently, it will hold on […]

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Huawei releases autonomous AI driving solution and demos cellular-connected cars

Though Huawei’s international business remains clouded by U.S. security allegations, the Chinese company is continuing to debut next-generation communications and AI solutions that will be of interest to companies around the world. Huawei’s latest such offering is the Mobile Automation Engine (MAE), a solution designed to accelerate autonomous driving using cellular networks. The idea behind […]

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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 and Land Rover Vehicles Will Soon Offer Apple CarPlay Support

While some auto manufacturers were more than happy to put Apple’s in-car infotainment option, CarPlay, into their vehicles, some manufacturers weren’t too thrilled with the idea right away. But it looks like all of that is changing. Toyota was one of the longest holdouts for CarPlay adoption and that company finally announced earlier this year […]

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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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Going to the Dogs: Land Rover Launches New Range of ‘Premium Pet Packs’

The benign mental illness that is pet ownership leaves those affected by it perpetually concerned with the well-being of non-human animals. Creatures are fed, groomed, and spoken to in pleasant tones as frequently as possible to ensure their existence is as stress free and safe as possible. Knowing that pets cannot reside in your lap […]

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