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Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download: Volkswagen ID.4: Pure-electric SUV to hit Australia before ID...

2020 Range Rover Evoque recalled

Jaguar Land Rover has recalled the 2020 Range Rover Evoque over concerns about its windscreen washer jets. According to the company, there's a risk the windscreen wiper washer jets might become inoperative in freezing conditions. If they become inoperative, drivers won't be able to clear the windscreen and see the road ahead, increasing the risk of an accident occurring...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2016 Range Rover Evoque recalled

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Australia has issued a recall for three 2016 model-year Range Rover Evoques over concerns vehicles may not meet emissions standards. "During testing there was greater than expected variation in CO2 emissions between vehicles," the British marque says in its notice...

2020 Range Rover Velar pricing and specs

Land Rover Australia has drastically cut the number of Range Rover Velar models on offer locally, as JLR looks to simplify its line-up. Launched with a whopping 64 different variants, the 2020 Velar will be available in just 13 different flavours, headlined by the supercharged V8 Velar P550 SVAutobiography Dynamic...

Jaguar Land Rover to use BMW front-drive platform for small crossovers - report

  Jaguar Land Rover is reportedly continuing partnership discussions with BMW, which could see the British automaker sourcing engine and platform technology from the German company. According to a report from Autocar, the BMW FAAR/UKL2 architecture underpinning the Mini Countryman, BMW 1 Series hatch, X1 and X2, could be used on a new set of smaller crossover vehicles...

Jaguar Land Rover discussing further partnerships

Tata Motors, the Indian automaker which owns Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), says the British car maker will need to embrace technology partnerships in order to handle a future full of hybrid, electric and autonomous cars...

JLR posts $707.7m quarterly loss

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has reported further pre-tax losses during the previous quarter, totalling £395 million ($707.7m), compared to the £264m ($473m) during the same period last year. According to a report by Automotive News Europe, in collaboration with Reuters and Bloomberg, the falling profits are the result (in part) of an "ongoing slump in car demand at home, as well as plant shutdowns and delays due to Britain's planned exit from the European Union"...

CarAdvice podcast 161: 2019 Porsche Cayman GT4 and Goodwood FoS

This week on the podcast are Scott Collie and Paul Maric. In car news, the Bentley EXP 100 GT concept, BMW X7 pick-up concept, and 2020 Mini Cooper SE have been revealed, and the 2020 C8 Chevrolet Corvette rear end has been spied. Paul and Trent Nikolic attended the Goodwood Festival of Speed, where Trent experienced the 2019 Porsche Cayman GT4...

CarAdvice podcast 159: LIVE at the new $65 million BMW Sydney showroom!

This week Mandy Turner, Trent Nikolic, and Paul Maric are live from the newly-refurbished BMW Sydney in Rushcutters Bay! In car news, Mercedes-Benz has slammed stamp duty increases on luxury cars, the 2019 Toyota HiLux will now feature AEB as standard, the Holden Commodore has some problems with its LS3 V8 fuel injectors, and Genesis has plans for a hydrogen car and massive SUV rollout...

Jaguar XJ and Range Rover to feature both electric, petrol drivetrains - report

The next-generation Jaguar XJ may be pitched as a Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan competitor, but will be built on a platform that supports internal combustion engines. A source has told Automotive News the next-generation XJ will be based on Jaguar Land Rover's new MLA (Modular Longitudinal Architecture) platform instead of the unique architecture employed by the I-Pace crossover...