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Land Rover Celebrate 65 Years of Production

Today marks the 65th anniversary of the Land Rover going in to production. To celebrate the 65th anniversary of HUE 166 (the first series I as it was to become known), or ‘Huey’ as it has become known within the Land Rover community rolling off the production line, Land Rover will releasing a limited edition Defender known simply as the… Read more »

Land Rover considering new crossover

Autocar today published a story  that Land Rover is considering a “White Space” concept The model is understood to be a new crossover below the Range Rover Evoque that design director Gerry McGovern is keen to pursue. Auto Trader seems to think it wouldn’t be a sub Range Rover brand but instead a model to fill the gap left by Freelander 1… Read more »

Sicilian Yellow Limited Edition Evoque Debuts Black Design Pack

Yesterday Jaguar Land Rover announced the new limited edition Range Rover Evoque in Sicilian Yellow with ‘Black Design Pack’ We love the Evoque over here at GLR (Well I do anyway…) but obviously we couldn’t have one of these in our fleet as it’s not GREEN! However if JLR want to loan us one for a review, we wouldn’t complain! Anyhow… Read more »

Green Land Rover to ‘Go Dark’ on 18 Jan 2012 to protest against SOPA

On January 18 Green Land Rover will be going dark for a day to protest against the proposed introduction of the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) and its Senate counterpart, the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) in the USA. SOPA will not just affect those in the USA, it’s every website on the internet. It basically means that it would be illegal for… Read more »

Land Rover Evoque wins US Truck of the Year

The Land Rover Evoque has been voted ‘Truck of the Year’ by a panel of 50 US  auto journalists. The panel based in Detroit has caused a stir due to the Evoque being more car-like than truck like. The New York Times ‘Wheels’ blog post reported – ‘The truck award particularly has engendered controversy, as nominees increasingly share more mechanical parts… Read more »