Land Rover

Land Rover announces new Defender plug-in hybrid

Back when the Defender went on sale earlier this year and the prices were announced, there was promise of a plug-in hybrid variant to join the range and now this week, Land Rover has revealed it, the P400e will have 398bhp in total, with 296bhp coming from a 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine and 139bhp coming from the electric motor. In pure electric mode, the Defender P400e will be able to […]

Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport gain new mild-hybrid diesel option

This week, Land Rover has updated the Range Rover Evoque and the Land Rover Discovery Sport with a new hybrid engine choice as well as improved infotainment to bring it up to date with the new Defender. The new engine is a 2.0-litre four cylinder diesel with a mild-hybrid add on, which is 48V. The new engine comes in two versions, the D165 with 161bhp and the D200 with 201bhp, […]

Jaguar Land Rover lost £422 million in the last financial year

In the last financial year, Jaguar Land Rover lost £422 million, with the last period ending on the 31st March. Up until the pandemic, JLR had started to recover from previous financial issues and started to turn a profit as sales were up too. Like all other car companies, JLR has been hit badly by the current coronavirus pandemic which has resulted in a drop in demand. Between January and […]

Jaguar Land Rover’s plant in Castle Bromwich will stay closed until August

Jaguar Land Rover’s factory in Castle Bromwich is now going to remain closed until August this year – according to a report from Sky News. JLR’s other plants in Solihull already reopened in April so Castle Bromwich will be the last major JLR factory to reopen again. Castle Bromwich makes the Jaguar XE, the XF and the new F-Type. JLR has 2,000 employees who work for the company from this […]

Jaguar Land Rover is said to be looking for £1 billion in support from the government

First reported by Sky News over the weekend, it is understood that Jaguar Land Rover is looking for a loan from the government as a temporary bail out, to keep it a float. JLR is said to have submitted a request to the government for a loan of over £1 billion. Some reports have speculated the loan could be as high as £2 billion. However, a spokesperson from JLR has said this […]

First Range Rover manufactured at Solihull under new social distancing rules

On Wednesday this week, Jaguar Land Rover manufactured the first new Range Rover at its plant in Solihull while under the new social distancing rules. This is the first vehicle to come out of the plant since it shut down for the lockdown on the 24th March. Health checks within the plant at Solihull include thermal camera, two metre distance rules as well as one way systems and PPE. Other […]

Jaguar Land Rover is aiming to start production again next month

Back at the end of March, Jaguar Land Rover announced that it would have to close its three factories here in the UK due to the coronavirus and the need for social distancing and less vital companies is less important. Jaguar Land Rover has a number of factories here in the UK, Castle Bromwich, Halewood and Solihull and today the company announced that its hoping to open the Solihull plant […]

Jaguar Land Rover is lending 160 cars to the NHS and the British Red Cross

To help the NHS and also the British Red Cross provide supplies, food and physical help for those unfortunately affected by the ongoing coronavirus – Jaguar Land Rover is temporarily lending one hundred and sixty brand new vehicles for deployment world-wide. JLR has lent fifty-seven vehicles to the British Red Cross so far, which will be used here in the UK for food and medicine to be distributed to those […]

Jaguar Land Rover stops production in the UK for one month

So far this week, a few car companies who have factories here in the UK have stopped production temporarily, due to the ongoing outbreak and issues with coronavirus. This week, Nissan announced that its Sunderland factory would be closed for a while and now Jaguar Land Rover is the latest company to do the same. Jaguar Land Rover has a number of factories in the UK and production will stop […]

Land Rover reveals UK prices for the new Defender

Land Rover pulled the iconic original Defender from sale back in 2016 for a variety of reasons, mostly for safety and emissions. During that time, the company has teased few concepts and then in September last year at the Frankfurt Motor Show, Land Rover unveiled the brand new Defender and today, the pricing for the entry level versions have been announced. Land Rover New Defender 90 officially goes on sale from today […]