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Land Rover Says 2014 Evoque Will Get Major New Technologies

Land Rover Says 2014 Evoque Will Get Major New Technologies

Aug 21 2013, 2:00pm CDT | by

New parking and safety technologies inside the new Evoque

Land Rover has announced that the Range Rover Evoque for 2014 will get a host of new technologies to enhance the driving experience. One of the key new technologies is a new and more responsive nine...

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Land Rover Says 2014 Evoque Will Get Major New Technologies

Aug 21 2013, 2:00pm CDT | by

New parking and safety technologies inside the new Evoque

Land Rover has announced that the Range Rover Evoque for 2014 will get a host of new technologies to enhance the driving experience. One of the key new technologies is a new and more responsive nine-speed automatic transmission. The 2014 model will also get new driver assistance and convenience features such as Park Exit that will automatically exit parallel parking bays.

The Evoque will also get Perpendicular Park that's able to position the car sensually for parallel parking. Other safety features include Closing Vehicle Sensing and Reverse Traffic Protection to help warn drivers of oncoming traffic. Other technologies include lane departure warning, traffic sign recognition, and wade sensing.

The 2014 model will also get the new Land Rover InControl connected car system as an option. The vehicle also gets Active Driveline described as world's first on-demand four-wheel drive system that enhances agility and improves fuel efficiency operating in front-wheel-drive only during cruising above 22 mph.

 
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Ford Offers to License Its Police “Surveillance Mode” Camera Tech to Other Cop-Car Makers

Sep 19 2014 9:08pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

We’ve sat in parking lots, bored, and switched on the backup camera feed to watch who’s behind us. Now Ford has brought this idea to its logical and safety-oriented conclusion for its Police Interceptor models: If someone walks too close to the rear, the parking sensors beep, the doors lock, and the windows roll up. Ford calls this trick “Surveillance Mode” and bills it as “a first line of defense from potential assailants”; the automaker and its partner are now willing to license i ...
Source: Car and Driver   Full article at: Car and Driver
 

 
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1 day ago

2015 Land Rover LR2

Sep 19 2014 6:14am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The 2015 model year will be the final act for Land Rover's LR2. The small utility vehicle is being supplanted by the Range Rover Evoque, which shares its basic underpinnings, and the forthcoming Discovery Sport model. The LR2 soldiers on with solid towing capability, go ...
Source: The Car Connection   Full article at: The Car Connection
 

 
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1 week ago

2014 Toyota Highlander Limited AWD Drive

Sep 12 2014 8:09am CDT | Source: Truck Trend

A few weeks later, I had the final word: I'd be reviewing a 2014 Toyota Highlander Limited AWD. Almost immediately, the song from Toyota's "No Room for Boring" commercials was stuck in my head.Being an automotive journalist has long been a dream of mine. Jumping from job to job in the automotive industry, I finally landed the managing editor position at Truck Trend. As glorious as the ...
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1 week ago

2016 Mercedes-AMG GT, Next-Gen Land Rover Discovery, Ferrari Chairman Quits: Car News Headlines

Sep 10 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

Mercedes-Benz keeps hitting home run after home run; first with the 2014 S-Class, then with the 2015 C-Class and now with the all-new 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT. The new sports car is the second dedicated model from Mercedes tuner AMG and not only is it more stunning than the SLS AMG it replaces it’s going to ...
Source: Motor Authority   Full article at: Motor Authority
 

 
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1 week ago

Alumin—Um, Wait a Second: Ford Faces Challenges Putting 2015 F-150 Production in Motion

Sep 9 2014 4:41pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

As Ford’s Dearborn, Michigan, plant gets closer to starting production on the new 2015 F-150 pickup truck, the risks involved in moving from steel to aluminum are becoming clearer. The aluminum-bodied 2015 F-150 is said to shave more than 700 pounds off the outgoing model, with the goal being to boost fuel economy as federal standards (and fuel prices) continue to rise. The challenges of working with aluminum at this scale leave Ford with little room for err ...
Source: Car and Driver   Full article at: Car and Driver
 

 
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2 weeks ago

Jaguar XE teased in new video, will debut September 8

Sep 5 2014 11:49am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Sedan, Videos, Jaguar, Design/Style Outside of a major auto show, this might be one of the best times of the year for new car debuts, and we couldn't be more excited. Just this week, the low-slung face of the next-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata showed itself to the world, and Land Rover debuted its new Discovery Sport. Plus, there's a double-whammy of launches on the imminent horizon with the unveilin ...
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2 weeks ago

Land Rover Giving The Chance For Four People To Go Into Space: Video

Sep 3 2014 2:30am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

You and three of your mates could win the trip of a lifetime thanks to Land Rover and its new ‘Galactic Discovery’ competition. As part of its efforts to launch the all-new 2015 Discovery Sport, Land Rover wants to trigger the excitement of discovery and adventure by partnering with Virgin Galactic t ...
Source: Motor Authority   Full article at: Motor Authority
 

 
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2 weeks ago

Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #395 LIVE!

Sep 2 2014 3:53pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Spy Photos, Etc., Land Rover, Mazda, Subaru, Volvo, Rumormill We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #395 this evening. Check out the topics below or drop us your questions and comments via the Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio only) channel ...
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2 weeks ago

Mercedes G65 AMG coming to US for 2016

Sep 2 2014 1:06pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Performance, SUV, Mercedes-Benz, Off-Road If you're in the market for a high-performance SUV, you've got plenty of choices at your disposal, and soon you'll have even more. And a healthy portion of those come with a Silver Star on the nose. Mercedes-Benz already offers the ML63 AMG, GL63 AMG and G63 AMG - all powered by the same 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8 - in American showrooms. Soon the smaller GLA45 AMG will join them as well. But if it ...
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3 weeks ago

BMW X1

Aug 28 2014 7:36pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The BMW X1 isn't particularly cheap in any way, but it's the least expensive way to get into a BMW crossover. It competes with the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, the Buick Encore, and the MINI Countryman, as well as the upcoming Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz GLA. For more details on the X1, ...
Source: The Car Connection   Full article at: The Car Connection
 

 

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