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2017 Land Rover Discovery scores five-star ANCAP rating, despite head contact risk - UPDATE

The 2017 Land Rover Discovery has been awarded a full five-star safety rating by independent crash-testing authority ANCAP this week. Following the Discovery's New Zealand release in May and in advance of its Australian market launch this week, ANCAP has released the SUV's crash ratings based on tests conducted by its European equivalent, Euro NCAP...

Jaguar Land Rover reveals autonomous systems for urban driving

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has demonstrated several autonomous driving technologies, dubbed Autonomous Urban Drive, which the company says brings it one step closer to bringing driverless vehicles safely through city streets. The Autonomous Urban Drive suite of driver assistance tech allows vehicles to obey traffic lights, along with negotiating T-junctions and roundabouts...

2018 Range Rover Evoque, Land Rover Discovery Sport: Ingenium petrol engines here soon - UPDATE

Update - Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Australia has confirmed pricing and specifications for all new Ingenium petrol models will be announced on August 1. The incoming 2018 Range Rover Evoque and 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport, due in Australia early in the fourth quarter of this year, will mark the first appearance of the company's Ingenium petrol engines...

Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, and Land Rover Discovery Sport recalled for front seat belt fix - UPDATE

Jaguar Land Rover's Australian arm has issued a recall for its MY 2016-2017 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport, along with the MY 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport, affecting models manufactured August 1, 2016, and November 30, 2016. The recall concerns seatbelt pretensioners that may not meet specification, due to the chemical mix ratio during manufacturing...

Jaguar Land Rover trademarks 29 new model names

Jaguar Land Rover made 29 trademark filings around February 22, hinting at possible new models from Tata-owned luxury car maker. According to AutoGuide, which made the discovery, many of these filings were to renew existing model names, but there are 14 new or revived names that have piqued our interest...

Land Rover Discovery with drone helping to save lives

A new Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) project has been revealed at this year's Geneva motor show. Named 'Project Hero', the Land Rover Discovery was specifically designed for the Austrian Red Cross to help improve communications and reduce response times for disasters, in order to save more lives...

2017 Land Rover Discovery awarded five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP

The all-new fifth-generation Land Rover Discovery has been awarded the top-level five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP – one star better than the outgoing L319 Discovery model. The seven-seat Discovery was only recently launched to the international press in Utah in the United States, where it won praise for its combination of Range Rover-style luxury and proper off-road ability...

Daring heist at Jaguar Land Rover plant, $5 million worth of engines knicked

Thieves this week reportedly made off with a staggering £3 million ($A4.9 million) worth of engines from Jaguar Land Rover’s plant in Solihull. The daring heist was first reported in the Birmingham Mail, which claims that thieves used a stolen truck to knick the first load of parts in just six minutes, before returning for a second successful crack later the same night...

2016-17 Land Rover Discovery Sport, Range Rover Evoque recalled: Owners urged to park away from property

Land Rover has issued a recall for 797 of its 2017 model-year Discovery Sport and 2016-17 model-year Range Rover Evoque SUVs fitted with the 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engine and automatic transmission, over concerns a wiring fault could cause several issues including loss of electric steering, engine cut-out, or even a fire...

2016-17 Land Rover Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque recalled for suspension fix

Land Rover has issued a recall for its 2016 and 2017 model-year Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque SUVs over concerns the front suspension could fail. The British marque reports the left and right lower control arms (depending on vehicle) in the knuckle joint of the front suspension have been incorrectly assembled, which could cause the suspension to fail if the vehicle is exposed to a shock impact like a deep pothole or kerb to the affected front wheel...

Top ten growth brands of 2016

The results are in: annual new vehicle sales in 2016 were the highest on record, with the market growing two per cent to a tick under 1.18 million vehicles, thanks to strong growth from light commercials and SUVs. But what brands grew well above the market average? Here we list the top 10 growth brands, by raw numerical sales increase...