Land Rover wanted to put the Range Rover Sport Hybrid to the test, and to do so, it sent a team on a very chilly road trip. The group hooked up a winterized Airstream to the back of the electrified SUV and drove it to the company's test center in the arctic circle.
China Central Television's recent investigations in several automakers have led to Jaguar Land Rover recalling 36,451 Evoques there to fix their gearboxes with a software update. The company is also extending the warranty on the part for affected owners.
The new National Automotive Innovation Centre is a joint project between Jaguar Land Rover, Tata and the University of Warwick, and will bring together 1,000 engineers, technicians and academics when it opens in 2017.
Land Rover's Autobiography line is now entering its third decade of pimping out ultra-luxurious Range Rovers. The bigger question, though, is what the British SUV manufacturer has planned next to fend off the impending advances of Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Maybach.
Harry Metcalfe is not only the editor emeritus of Evo magazine, but he also helped Jaguar Land Rover set up its Special Vehicle Operations division that made the new Range Rover Sport SVR. Little wonder then that he got his driving gloves on it before the rest of us. And we're glad he brought along a video camera or two.
Three years since it showcased the concept, Land Rover has confirmed that it is proceeding with plans to build the Range Rover Evoque Convertible. And to prove how serious it is, it drove a prototype through a tunnel.
An issue with the occupant classification system has prompted Land Rover to recall certain Range Rovers and Range Rover Sports for a software reflash, with another pair called in to have their supercharged engines replaced.