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NASA's Mars Helicopter begins final testing before 2020 mission

The rover it will ride in on is the size of a compact car

The rover it will ride in on is the size of a compact car.

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Jaguar Land Rover reportedly developing Road Rover car

It would be an AWD all-electric sibling of the next-gen Jaguar XJ.

What if Jaguar Land Rover just brought back the Rover brand?

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NASA's Mars 2020 rover will search for signs of past life

This is what the car of 2020 will look like... on Mars.

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This 1980 Rover SD1 survivor is a rare sight in the US

Mention that you drive a Rover in the US, and you're bound to get a few looks, along with the requisite, "you mean a Land Rover?" But pull up most anywhere stateside in one of these

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Mini has become the Rover that BMW always wanted

The introduction of the new Mini Clubman has cemented the brand as another premium proposition, rather than the quirky outpost of BMW's small cars.

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Nissan puts Around View Monitor on ocean-exploring robots [w/video]

Nissan is helping uncover hidden worlds at the bottom of the ocean by teaming up with Japan's underwater exploration agency and putting its Around View Monitor system on rovers crawling the seabed.

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Translogic takes a closer look at the Mars Curiosity rover

The Translogic team took some time to swing by the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory recently to chat with Ann Devereaux, the deputy lead for entry, descent and landing for Curiosity, the Mars science lab. If anyone knows what it takes to to move a project like Curiosity from concept to touch down, it's her. Over the course of the quick segment on the rover program, host Bradley Hasemeyer

eBay Find of the Day: Last Rover 827SLi sold in America?

Is the Acura Legend a bit too "Asian" for your late-80's tastes? Perhaps you're attracted to its 2.7-liter V6, but not the packaging surrounding it. Your love for Fawlty Towers, Manchester United and Winston Churchill push you towards an automobile that lets everyone know you prefer the Union Jack to the Stars and Stripes. Well, we've found your next car, and you can Buy It Now for a mere pence under four grand.

Land Rover to reveal production LRX tomorrow?

Land Rover LRX spy shots – Click above for high-res image gallery

Review: 2010 Range Rover Sport Supercharged brings the adventure home

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Findings from inquiry into demise of MG Rover finished... only took 4 years and $26M

The final days of MG were disastrous and disastrously expensive. The British government finally has an accounting of what happened, but it only adds to both sides of the disaster: the report took four years and £16 million ($26 million U.S.) for CPA firm BDO Stoy Howard to compile.

SAIC to launch hybrid Roewe 750 next year

The Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC) has been blowing a lot of smoke, so to speak, over its ambitions to produce alternative fuel vehicles for several years now. Having partnered with Tongji University's engineering faculty in 2005, SAIC invested nearly $300 million in a new division dedicated towards developing alternative propulsion systems. Now the Chinese automaker is finally tipped to launch its first hybrid as early as next year.

Rendered Speculation: MG TF is coming...

There's a new MG TF on its way to replace the current TF, which is once again rolling out the doors at its Longbridge, UK ancestral home. The new TF will be available as a roadster, natch, and as a coupe, and based on the Roewe 550. AutoExpress has worked up some renderings based on insider information about the new rear-drive MG, and the car amounts to a smorgasbord of cues from a variety of unfortunately

Land Rover developing new 5.0-liter V8

Land Rovers have run Jaguar's rorty AJ V8 engine since Ford got tired of sourcing engines from BMW. CAR magazine has dug up information on some mules running around in Finland with a new 4997cc engine underhood. Their photographers also caught the vehicles while they hung out in a parking lot full of tantalizing 2 and 7 series Volvos. While the AJ is a great motor, it's well into its design life. Range Rover's new engine is being developed with Bosch, and sports direct fuel injection to

China's SAIC to revive historic Longbridge UK plant

MG's former Longbridge, UK headquarters has been pretty quiet since production ceased in 2005. Newly-merged owners SAIC and Nanjing want the clatter of carbuilding to once again echo through the plant and plan to base their European and overseas operations there. The plant itself has the capability to build up to three different models; the challenge is decidin

SAIC and Nanjing merge to form mega Chinese auto group

Industry analysts widely agree that one of the principal factors preventing Chinese automakers from succeeding outside of China is the local industry's fragmentation, with over 100 automakers vying for their slice of the proverbial pie. However, a merger announced Wednesday between two major Chinese automakers, Shanghai Automotive Industrial Corp (SAIC) and Nanjing Automotive Group, stands a stronger chance of succeeding in the international car market as a larger g

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