Unique Discovery Sport to celebrate record sales year

Special edition celebrates top-selling Landy Discovery Sport sold 126 078 units in 2017 Best-seller in 70 years of Land Rover PRETORIA, Gauteng – Land Rover’s Discovery Sport has through 2017 set a record for single-year global sales with 126 078 units – more than any other Land Rover in the brand’s 70 years. The new…

JLR gets green light to solve 150-year-old problem on the road

Vehicle-to-Infrastructure tech to avoid red lights Tech gives speed to avoid having to stop​ System to cut congestion, reduces emissions PRETORIA, Gauteng – New Jaguar Land Rover technology has been created to, the automaker claims, reduce traffic by avoiding stops at red traffic lights – an invention from 150 years ago that is now the…

Arc Vector: You’re looking at the future of motorcycling

Ground-breaking haptic ride-wear, connected  helmet Safest, most fulfilling, battery-bike experience yet It also has a ‘human machine interface’ PRETORIA, Gauteng – InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund, has revealed its investment in Arc, which today (Nov 6 2018) unveiled  the Vector – the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle. It also has a ”human machine…

Help for parents… has JLR found tech answer to car-sickness?

Is this the end of scourge of vehicle motion sickness? Cabin settings will adapt to passengers’ needs Individual ‘wellness scores’ for driver and passengers PRETORIA, Gauteng – Jaguar Land Rover autonomous vehicles will soon be able to tell if its occupants are suffering from motion sickness then adjust settings to combat motion sickness. JLR says…

Special life-saving Landy joins Red Cross emergency fleet

Eye in the sky and go-anywhere wheels Eight-rotor drone included for thermal images Watch the Red Cross Discovery in action PRETORIA, Gauteng – A unique lifesaving Land Rover Discovery has just entered service with the Austrian Red Cross emergency response fleet, complete with an eight-rotor drone, as an airport emergency mobile command centre. The vehicle,…

Land Rover convoy does the world in 70 days (V)

Convoy led by travel blogger Sergey Dolva Discovery SUVs lead through deserts, rivers and jungles 500 hours’ travel across 22 countries, six continents PRETORIA, Gauteng – Land Rover Russia has returned to base in Moscow after circumnavigating Earth on an expedition led by travel blogger Sergey Dolya in 70 days and through 22 countries on…

JLR tests plan to get cars talking autonomously

JLR testing cars that can ‘talk’ to each other on UK roads R128-million project  for connected roads Roads and vehicles fitted with world-first tech PRETORIA, Gauteng – Jaguar Land Rover UK has begun testing smart connected cars on UK roads to prepare for self-driving cars as part of a £7-million project to create Britain’s first fully…

Land Rover’s next project: Autonomous off-roading

Jaguar Land Rover SUV’s involved in Project Cortext R62m project exploring all-terrain, all-weather ability World-first ‘5D’ technology for off-road automation PRETORIA, Gauteng – Jaguar Land Rover is developing autonomous vehicles capable of all-terrain, off-road, driving in any weather. ”The world-first Cortex project,” the automaker told The Corner in a media release, ”will ensure they are…

Land Rover sets a Landmark for 70th birthday buyers

Discovery Sport topped 2017  Landy sales with 126 078 units Record-breaking year in the past seven decades Now a special edition will celebrates Land Rover’s fastest-selling SUV PRETORIA, Gauteng – Land Rover has enhanced its record-breaking Discovery Sport range with a new special edition to mark the brand’s 70th anniversary. The Landmark Edition also salutes…

Two new engines for Range Rover Velar

LONDON, England – The Range Rover Velar range has grown with the addtion of two engines. The D275 is a 205W, three-litre, V6 diesel with, perhaps more importantly, 625Nm of torque on call. The P340 has a by a supercharged, 253kW, three-litre, V6 \petrol engine capable of 450Nm. There is, Land Rover says, now more scope…

JLR delves into seeing-cars tech for blind spots

R75-million project to ‘see’ around corners JLR leading AutopleX autonomous driving Connected, automated and live-mapping tech used LONDON, England – Jaguar Land Rover says it is leading a £4.7-million project to develop self-driving cars that can ‘see’ at blind junctions and through obstacles. The project, AutopleX, is intended to combine connected, automated and live mapping to…

Off-road experts turn attention to safer city traverses

Jaguar Land Rover stages self-driving road demos Self-driving valet technology finds slot, parks the car JLR closer to self-driving cars as reality PRETORIA, Gauteng– Jaguar Land Rover’s self-driving cars can find a parking slot all on its own… and then park themselves without any driver input. A self-driving valet demonstration in Milton Keynes (which also…