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"Being Henry" Promotes The Range Rover Evoque
"Being Henry" Promotes The Range Rover Evoque

Automakers are resorting to some interesting videos to promote their wares these days. Mercedes-Benz produced a provocative interactive video entitled "Speed Date," starring model Ksenia Lauren, for their new SLK Roadster. Aston Martin produced a bizarre series of sequential videos involving time...Read More»

Range Rover Evoque 'Pulse of the City' app
Video: OK Go Demos Art Project Using Range Rover Evoque 'Pulse Of The City' App

Last fall, Land Rover partnered with a wide range of celebs to flaunt its new Range Rover Evoque. Aiming squarely for the high-end hipster demographic, Land Rover tapped influencers around the globe for its campaign, from Posh Spice to Juliette Lewis. As part of the promotion, the automaker also...Read More»

Russian driver leaves Range Rover Sport on apartment steps
Suspected Drunk Driver Parks Range Rover Sport On Apartment Steps: Video

Ever considered just leaving your luxury SUV parked on the steps of an apartment building when you couldn’t find a regular parking spot? Probably not, but the driver of the Range Rover Sport in this next clip did exactly that. His antics were captured on a security video from the apartment...Read More»

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Land Rover, Hyundai Poised To Make The Most Of Leasing Resurgence

For those who simply like driving something new every few years, leasing can make sense—and it can allow image-conscious shoppers to drive a more expensive vehicle than they'd be able to buy. But tighter control over credit had made those bargain captive-credit leases that many luxury-vehicle...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Aveo
7 Worst Cars To Gift Anyone, For Any Reason

We are finally at the season of giving once again. A time to reflect on the things we wish we had, then again, it can also be a time for thinking about the things you are thankful you don't have. Funny thing about gifts, most are given with good intentions. Sadly, not all gifts can be a blessing...Read More»

OK Go
2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: OK Go Uses Range Rover Evoque For Awesomely Wacky Project

The Range Rover Evoque has added another name to its growing roster of celebrity endorsers: first there was Posh, then Juliette Lewis, and now, the hip, funny, thoroughly entertaining indie band OK Go. And in typical OK Go fashion, the band is (a) repurposing existing technology for their own...Read More»

Screencap from Land Rover's 'Pulse of the City' program
Land Rover Launches Evoque-ative 'Pulse Of The City' App

Earlier today at Celebs And Cars, we talked about the launch of the 2010 Range Rover Evoque and a new marketing campaign called the "Pulse of the City Project". In case you missed it, the automaker is putting 30+ celebs and influencers behind the wheel of the Evoque and having them track their...Read More»

Screencap from Porsche's YouTube channel
Battle Of The Brands: Which European Automakers Bare All On YouTube?

Yesterday, we launched a little friendly competition: a comparison of automakers' YouTube channels. We were curious to see which qualify as must-see web TV and which ought to be canceled ASAP. Monday was devoted to U.S. brands, and today, we're moving across the pond for a look at their "European"...Read More»

2011 Land Rover LR2
2011 Land Rover LR2 Details Revealed

Land Rover continues to make changes to its lineup. We know about the upcoming 2012 Evoque, and today we're previewing the next Land Rover LR2. The 2011 LR2 gets updated interior and exterior styling, including a new front bumper and two-bar grille, which is meant to make the LR2 look more like the...Read More»

Leah Watkins-Hall
Getting Social With Jaguar Land Rover's Leah Watkins-Hall

A couple of weeks ago, we kicked off a new feature called "Getting Social", where big guns in the auto industry share their thoughts about what's next in marketing, communications, and social media. Today, we interview Leah Watkins-Hall, Manager of Corporate Brand & Interactive Communications...Read More»

2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
Secret Shoppers Give Mercedes-Benz Top Marks For Customer Experience

UPDATED: Pied Piper's Fran O'Hagan sent in some additional comments about this study. See below. If you've ever had the pleasure of working in retail or the service industry, you already know how much fun secret shoppers can be. (For the rest of you: not very.) Over the past four years, the folks...Read More»

Marty Padgett
Video: Catch The Fox Car Report, Featuring Our Own Marty Padgett

Top Gear may have a giant studio audience (all wearing comfy shoes, we hope), and they may do some eye-popping, outrageous stunts, but if you're looking for serious auto industry updates, you'd do better tuning into the Fox Car Report. It's an in-depth, half-hour foray into the wild world of...Read More»

2012 Range Rover Evoque
2012 Range Rover Evoque Unveiled

We previewed it yesterday, and now it's here: The Land Rover Range Rover LRX. Wait, scratch that last part--the new crossover is being dubbed the Range Rover Evoque. The Range Rover Evoque crossover was introduced today at a party marking Range Rover's 40th anniversary. Stylistically, this compact...Read More»

Land Rover compact crossover preview sketch
Land Rover Set To Show Off LRX Crossover Tomorrow

While basketball fans may be looking forward to Thursday as the start of free agency, luxury crossover buyers will also have something to look forward to: The unveiling of the Land Rover Ranger Rover LRX crossover. It may not keep the LRX name, and it probably won't keep the 2.0-liter biodiesel...Read More»

Screencap from Land Rover LR4 "Sword" commercial
Video: Land Rover Gets Cocky, Tries Comedy

Land Rover has plenty of reason to smile these days. Despite car buyers' interest in smaller vehicles like the Ford Fiesta, the MINI Cooper, and the maybe here/maybe not Audi A1, Land Rover's lineup of SUVs is doing very well in showrooms. In fact, as of April, the company's year-to-date sales were...Read More»

2010 Land Rover Range Rover 4WD 4-door HSE Angular Front Exterior View
New Range Rovers, Jaguar XF On Aluminum Crash Diet Program

Jaguar and Land Rover are moving to a lighter-weight future as the new 2011 Jaguar XJ--which we're driving this week in Los Angeles, natch--will spawn a whole new generation of aluminum-bodied vehicles for the British brands. The last-generation XJ probably was the car that sealed Jaguar's fate...Read More»

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Ask TCC: Which SUV Should I Buy?

Pets are people too--so why shouldn't a family of Schnauzers get a first-class SUV to roll in? Here at TheCarConnection, we're always happy to give our hands-on experience out in the form of advice--though we're also keen on getting you to share your brains and to write for High Gear Media Web...Read More»

2009 Land Rover LR2 HSE
The Royal Speed-Cam Detector: Prince Philip's Land Rover Busted!

His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh is known for saying impolitic things in public once in a while. Now it turns out that his occasional lack of political correctness may extend to avoiding the U.K.'s prevalent speed-detecting cameras. He was recently spotted by Britain's Daily Mail newspaper...Read More»

Great Drives: Christmas at Biltmore
Great Drives: Christmas at Biltmore

It’s a crisp 26-degree day, and the puddles scarring our off-road trail have iced over. The Range Rover’s tires crack and crunch through them like holiday ribbon candy, but as instructor Greg Nikolas eggs me on, I roll gently through the muck, despite my historical hatred for ribbon candy. What...Read More»

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