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Jaguar Land Rover previews predictive traffic light technology

[caption id="attachment_704088" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Jaguar Land Rover has previewed a new driver assistance feature, dubbed the Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory system (GLOSA).[/caption] JLR claims the system, once developed, will be able to communicate with approaching traffic lights through the use of vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) technology...

Civic Type R v Defender V8 drag race - video

The Honda Civic Type R has already proven itself performance king among front-drive hot hatches, so now it's looking for bigger fish to fry. In what's one of the weirdest match-ups in drag race history, Top Gear has lined up the UK-built hatch against a Land Rover Defender – what?! However, this isn't just any Land Rover Defender, in fact, it's the 297kW/515Nm Defender Works V8, a bespoke version of the iconic off-roader created by Jaguar Land Rover to commemorate the model's 70th anniversary...

2015-16 Land Rover Discovery Sport recalled for Takata airbags

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has initiated its recall for the 2015 and 2016 Discovery Sport has part of the Takata airbag campaign, with 4806 units affected. As with all Takata-related notices, vehicles included in this recall could be fitted with faulty inflators with propellant that degrades over time as a result of exposure to high temperatures and humidity...

Land Rover Defender: Next-gen to be more premium, more capable

Land Rover will launch its next-generation Defender next year, 71 years after founder of The Rover Company, Maurice Wilks, created the iconic first-generation car. The company showed the DC100 concept (pictured) at the 2011 Frankfurt motor show, but went back to the drawing board after being rejected by Land Rover owners and enthusiasts alike...

2018 Range Rover Sport, Land Rover Discovery recalled

Jaguar Land Rover has recalled the Range Rover Sport and Land Rover Discovery, over concerns about the autonomous emergency braking system. According to the company, AEB won't be available when required on some 2018 Range Rover Sport and Discovery models, and no warning message will be displayed on the instrument cluster...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...