Monthly: June 2016

Monthly: June 2016

Jaguar Land Rover Is Named Manufacturer of the Year Twice, Thanks to Halewood


After helping Jaguar Land Rover win Manufacturer of the Year titles twice in less than week, the company’s Halewood plant is certainly in celebration mode. On June 17, Jaguar Land Rover was awarded Britain’s Manufacturer of the Year at the Made in the UK Awards. The following Thursday, the company, represented by the Halewood plant, won the Manufacturer of the…

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Land Rover Will Hold First Ever Show in Scotland


The Royal Highland Centre will bear witness to the inaugural Scottish Land Rover Show next month, a two-day event that will mark the first time the show will be held north of the border. Happening on July 2-3, fans will be treated to the sight of hundreds of 4x4s, displays, and drive challenges. The audience can also expect games and evening…

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Land Rover Sues Jiangling Motors for Producing Evoque “Clone”


Jaguar Land Rover took legal action against Chinese carmaker Jiangling Motors’s production of the Landwind X7, which is an alleged copycat of JLR’s best-selling Range Rover Evoque. The X7, which was revealed at the Guangzhou motor show in November 2014, looks very much like the Evoque, to the point that casual observers may have a hard time telling them apart. Ralf…

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Jaguar Land Rover Opens New Factory in Brazil


Jaguar Land Rover opened its new manufacturing facility in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Located in Itatiaia, it is the company’s first wholly-owned facility overseas and is part of its global expansion strategy. Prior to this, Jaguar Land Rover opened its Chinese joint venture factory in 2014. The new factory is designed to build Range Rover Evoque and Land Discovery Sport and…

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A Range Rover Sport Coupe is Reportedly in the Works


The division of design between Jaguar and Land Rover is straightforward: Jaguar takes care of the luxury cars while Land Rover creates luxury SUVs. But when the Jaguar F-Pace was introduced, the world saw these two lines blend and it looks like this is not going to be the last time. Sources say that Jaguar Land Rover is cooking up something…

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Land Rover and The British & Irish Lions Renew Partnership


Land Rover continues to be the Principal Partner of The British & Irish Lions for New Zealand 2017. This is going to be the sixth time that the British luxury car manufacturer will support rugby union team. As Principal Partner, Land Rover will help in the operational needs of The Lions by supplying its vehicles, whether they are on tour or…

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Jaguar Land Rover Sold Half a Million Cars in the Past Year


  For the first time ever in the past year, Jaguar Land Rover sold half a million of its cars, thanks to a healthy demand in North America and Europe. But the company’s pre-tax profit took a down-slide due to consumers choosing cheaper models. To the end of March, JLR closed the deal on 521,571 cars, which is a 13% increase compared…

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Jaguar Land Rover Considers Recruiting Former Armed Forces Members


The largest vehicle manufacturer in Britain is looking to recruit 1000 members of the armed forces, hopefully by the end of the decade. At the Invictus Games in Florida this month, Jaguar Land Rover divulges its plans to hire ex-servicemen and women from all over the world. The Games, which is an event for injured military men, is a partner of…

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David Beckham Just Loves His Land Rover Defender 110


  Looks like David Beckham is really comfortable riding his Land Rover Defender 110, with mud splashes and all. The football star has been spotted in the busy streets of London on his favourite ride, not giving a toss about his Rover’s dirty exteriors. Sporting a beard and a Marl Grey t-shirt, the 41-year old Becks drove his Rover on Thursday, flouting…

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