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China: Car sales fall 11.6 per cent, manufacturers feel the pinch

China has posted a 11.6 per cent decline in new vehicle sales for the month of September – with a sales figure of 2.4 million units – marking the third month in a row the market has fallen year-on-year...

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Jaguar Land Rover: Slow sales force two-week plant closure
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Jaguar Land Rover: Slow sales force two-week plant closure

Jaguar Land Rover will close its Solihull factory for two weeks from October 22, on the back of falling demand in the Chinese market. The British carmaker saw sales in China fall 46.2 per cent in September. The company blamed tariff changes and the ongoing trade war with the US as the main factors in the decline. Jaguar Land Rover's global sales in September were down 12...


Tata Harrier: Land Rover-based off-roader teased
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Tata Harrier: Land Rover-based off-roader teased

The upcoming Tata Harrier crossover has been teased ahead of its full debut next year. In these latest teasers, we can see the production crossover will share many styling cues with the H5X concept, including its smooth body surfacing and window graphics with a blacked-out roof and pillars. The Harrier will also incorporate a wide grille flanked by a set of thin LED driving lights...


Jaguar Land Rover to celebrate multiple anniversaries in Paris
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Jaguar Land Rover to celebrate multiple anniversaries in Paris

Jaguar Land Rover will celebrate two milestones at the Paris motor show next week, with Jaguar celebrating 50 years since the introduction of its XJ saloon, and Land Rover celebrating 70 years since the company’s foundation. To mark half a century of XJ production, Jaguar will send a convoy of eight cars from its Castle Bromwich manufacturing plant to Paris, each representing a generation of the model...


VFACTS August: Alfa Romeo, Infiniti and Volvo defy luxury slump
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VFACTS August: Alfa Romeo, Infiniti and Volvo defy luxury slump

Three smaller challengers to the perennial German luxury leaders all grew in a cooling luxury market in August, with Alfa Romeo, Infiniti and Volvo all posting meaningful increases over their 2017 results. We'll start with Volvo, which shifted 689 cars and held a 0.7 per cent market share, for 83.7 per cent growth over the same month last year...


Jaguar Land Rover turns to 'virtual eyes' for self-driving pods
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Jaguar Land Rover turns to 'virtual eyes' for self-driving pods

Small nods to pedestrians, waves for polite drivers and high-beam flashes to warn of impending speed cameras are all part of the fabric making our road system work. They're also beyond reach for cars without an empathetic human behind the wheel. To help self-driving pods better communicate with the world around them, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has turned to a set of (terrifying) virtual eyes...


2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport SD4 HSE review
Rating: 7.810 /10
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2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport SD4 HSE review

The Discovery Sport has been a strong weapon in the Land Rover arsenal since it was first released. Here we review the SD4 HSE in five-seat guise to see if it can still cut it with the segment leaders.

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Jaguar Land Rover appoints Mark Cameron as local managing director
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Jaguar Land Rover appoints Mark Cameron as local managing director

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has appointed Mark Cameron its new Australian managing director, after Matthew Wiesner's abrupt departure in May. Cameron moves from his role as 'global experiential marketing director', having previously held senior leadership roles in Mazda UK's sales and marketing departments...


Jaguar Land Rover trialling connected car tech
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Jaguar Land Rover trialling connected car tech

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has released details of its connected vehicle testing, commencing new trials as part of the UK CITE Project. The British automotive group says it has deployed a fleet of connected cars – based on current models like the Jaguar F-Pace, Land Rover Discovery and Range Rover Sport – with an array of communication systems that can 'talk' to other vehicles and compatible infrastructure...


Time Machine Tuesday: 19 June 2018
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Time Machine Tuesday: 19 June 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of June 19 in years past...


Jaguar Land Rover UK launches subscription service
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Jaguar Land Rover UK launches subscription service

Jaguar Land Rover has launched Carpe, an annual subscription service aimed at high mileage drivers. The service is being run by InMotion Ventures, a Jaguar Land Rover offshoot experimenting in mobility schemes, car and ride sharing, and financial services...


Land Rover Discovery production moving to Slovakia from 2019
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Land Rover Discovery production moving to Slovakia from 2019

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will move production of its Discovery SUV to Slovakia from early next year, the company has confirmed this week, in a bid to prepare its Solihull, UK, facility for a new generation of electric vehicles (EVs)...


Configurator Challenge: Land Rover Discovery
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Configurator Challenge: Land Rover Discovery

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our new configurator challenge, we’re going to let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer’s website to create their ideal spec of a certain model. For this edition of the Configurator Challenge, we’re designing our perfect Land Rover Discovery...


Land Rover commences off-road autonomous testing
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Land Rover commences off-road autonomous testing

Land Rover has announced the commencement of Cortex, its project involving the development of off-road capable autonomous vehicles. The company says the development of Level 4 and Level 5 off-road autonomous technologies ensures future vehicles "are fully capable in any weather condition: dirt, rain, ice, snow or fog"...


Land Rover Discovery Sport Landmark Edition announced, confirmed for Oz
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Land Rover Discovery Sport Landmark Edition announced, confirmed for Oz

Land Rover has launched the Discovery Sport Landmark Edition in the UK this week, celebrating the sales success of the top-selling Landie model in history, in addition to the brand's 70th anniversary. Available in three colours – Narvik Black, Corris Grey and Yulong White – the Landmark Edition comes as standard with a Carpathian Grey roof, Graphite Atlas exterior accents, 19-inch 'Mantis' alloy wheels in gloss Dark Grey, Ebony grained leather trim and an Ebony headliner...


ACCC adds 1.1 million vehicles to compulsory Takata recall
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ACCC adds 1.1 million vehicles to compulsory Takata recall

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has added around 1.1 million vehicles to the Takata airbag recall, publishing a new list of vehicles previously not known to have been affected. While these models aren't under active recall just yet, the ACCC has identified them as subject to future recalls by their respective manufacturers as part of the compulsory campaign that requires affected makes to replace all defective airbags before the end of 2020...


Matthew Wiesner departs Jaguar Land Rover Australia
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Matthew Wiesner departs Jaguar Land Rover Australia

Jaguar Land Rover is looking for a new managing director in Australia, after Matthew Wiesner today stepped down from the role after four years. No replacement is currently lined up, but the current JLR Australia finance director, Janet Perich, will step up and act as managing director during the search...


2018 Land Rover Discovery Sd4 SE review
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2018 Land Rover Discovery Sd4 SE review

Is a four-cylinder engine a big enough heart for the historically do-anything Land Rover Discovery? Paul Maric finds out...

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Land Rover Discovery Sd4 review: On road, off road, and towing
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Land Rover Discovery Sd4 review: On road, off road, and towing

Is a four-cylinder engine a big enough heart for Land Rover's do-anything SUV, the Discovery? Paul Maric finds out...


Jaguar Land Rover developing system to 'see around corners'
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Jaguar Land Rover developing system to 'see around corners'

The world's car manufacturers are racing to have their autonomous technology up and running at the moment, testing ingenious solutions to the potential problems facing self-driving vehicles. Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is currently working on technology to let its robo-cars 'see around corners' thanks to a combination of automated, connected and mapping tech...