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 |  Jun 30 2014, 5:23 PM


Strategic Vision has released its 19th annual Total Quality Index (TQI) and the results could surprise you.

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 |  Jun 24 2014, 1:06 PM


Last year Jaguar showed off the F-Type Project 7 concept car at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, and this year the brand is back with the production version. 

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 |  Jun 24 2014, 7:32 AM


Jaguar is looking to best last year’s Project 7 debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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 |  Jun 23 2014, 10:29 AM

AutoGuideNow Week of June 23Convertibles and luxury compact crossovers are on the menu this week, and despite the sheer number of cars we’re testing this week, no one is complaining. Here’s AutoGuide Now, where we let you into our garage to see what we’ll be reviewing in the near future. Continue Reading…

 |  Jun 12 2014, 1:24 PM


There’s a new special team at Jaguar Land Rover dedicated to building top-level luxury and performance vehicles.

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 |  Jun 05 2014, 1:54 PM


Hertz Rent-a-Car is expanding its Dream Car and Adrenaline Collection.

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 |  May 16 2014, 3:56 PM


Jaguar’s upcoming XE model is looking to take the fight to the BMW 3 Series, and the British brand has released a teaser photo of the car. 

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 |  May 14 2014, 9:36 AM


In 1963, Jaguar launched a program to build 18 very special lightweight GT E-Types meant for the race track, but the project wasn’t completed…until now. 

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 |  May 12 2014, 1:13 AM


Through the magic of social media, some stories have a life of their own. has compiled a list of this week’s most shared stories through Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

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 |  May 07 2014, 11:11 AM


The Jaguar F-Type shook things up with it revived the brand’s presence in the sports car segment, but there’s still plenty to come from the British brand that loves to be bad.

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 |  May 01 2014, 6:46 PM

April Showers Bring Sales Power

April 2014 Sales Winner and Loser

After one of the worst winters in recent memory America’s northern extremities are finally starting to thaw out. In addition to longer days, spring is also bringing warmer temperatures as the sun wakes up from hibernation. But were April car sales as nice? Did better weather get more people in the mood… to buy a car, that is?

All told automakers sold nearly 1.4 million new vehicles in April, an increase of about 8 percent compared to the same month last year. The change was modest but headed in the right direction, and that’s what matters.

For the first four months of 2014 deliveries have topped 5.1 million units. That’s approximately a 3 percent increase compared to the same time period last year. Again that’s small but really there’s nothing to complain about. Here’s a list of top-performing brands along with the companies that didn’t do as well.

 |  Apr 28 2014, 2:20 PM


Jaguar is testing for its upcoming SUV model by using a mule borrowed from Land Rover.

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 |  Apr 28 2014, 11:15 AM


Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is about to execute several recall small recall campaigns that will affect a wide range or models.

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 |  Apr 16 2014, 11:06 AM


The Jaguar F-Type already added a coupe model, but an even hotter version is on the agenda.

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 |  Apr 11 2014, 9:32 AM


The vehicles that Jaguar and Land Rover build are about to go through big styling chnages.

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 |  Apr 10 2014, 12:15 PM

It's an Automotive Vanity Extravaganza

KBB Brand Award Winners

The folks at Kelley Blue Book have released their annual Brand Image Awards. The study, now in its seventh year, honors automakers for excelling in certain areas. Categories include things like best performance brand, most refined brand and most trusted brand. Overall there are 13 winners and the results may surprise or even appall you. You’ll need to read on to find out.

But first, according to KBB this isn’t some shady survey conducted by annoying telephone marketers; awards are actually the result of “extensive research gathered throughout the year.” Shoppers using the company’s website contribute to the results; in fact more than 12,000 of them participated, and here’s what the people have to say.

 |  Apr 02 2014, 12:25 PM


The awesome V6 engine that’s used in the awesomer Jaguar F-Type, will soon find another home in the upcoming Jaguar XE sport-sedan.

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 |  Mar 29 2014, 10:15 AM


Could a lighter Jaguar F-Type Club Sport Coupe be on the way?

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 |  Mar 26 2014, 1:08 PM

Brain, it's What's for Dinner


Ok, so the worst just happened, like something totally NOT GOOD. Perhaps a natural disaster has devastated your country; maybe a virulent disease or food-borne illness is spreading throughout the population; conceivably even the hand of God has reached down from on high and caused an outright nuclear meltdown. Whatever the reason, things are seriously jacked.

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 |  Mar 25 2014, 8:07 AM


The snarling Jaguar sports car that debuted roughly six months ago in L.A. will hit dealers in a little over a month.

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 |  Mar 23 2014, 2:11 PM


Jaguar wants to move even more upscale than its F-Type coupe offering, with new rumors pointing to a two-door version of its XJ flagship sedan.

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 |  Mar 11 2014, 5:30 PM

Jaguar XE main

This heavily camouflaged car is the upcoming Jaguar sports sedan. Dubbed the XE, it’s Jag’s secret weapon which is designed to compete with the BMW 3 Series, Mercedes C-Class and Audi A4.

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 |  Mar 07 2014, 2:30 PM


Despite it’s reputation for being a cool and luxurious car, Jaguar’s grand-touring coupe, the XK, is about to stop production with no replacement model planned at this time.

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 |  Mar 05 2014, 7:53 AM


Jaguar is displaying its hooligan-certified XFR-S Sportbrake here at the Geneva Motor Show.

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