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Jaguar Land Rover aligns with global partner Y&R

Monday, 19 May 2014, 1:03 pm | Motorcorp Distributors

Motorcorp Group today announced the reassignment of the Jaguar and Land Rover brands to Y&R NZ. The incumbent agencies are BIG Communications (strategy and creative) and Total Media (media planning and buying). More >>

Team NZ For Volvo Ocean Race

Tuesday, 20 April 2010, 5:33 pm | Motorcorp Distributors

Team New Zealand, headed by Grant Dalton will compete in the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, with backing from a Spanish footwear company Camper. The yacht will be called Camper and will carry the burgees of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and the Real Club ... More >>

Jaguar’s new 2010 XJ revealed

Friday, 10 July 2009, 10:31 am | Motorcorp Distributors

Jaguar Cars have officially unveiled the all-new XJ car at the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea, London. More >>

Image: Renault’s new Formula 1 challenger

Friday, 23 January 2009, 3:11 pm | Motorcorp Distributors

Renault has unveiled its latest Formula 1 car, the R29, with which it will contest the 2009 World Championship with Fernando Alonso and Nelson Piquet. More >>

XFR - Jaguar’s fastest car yet

Friday, 16 January 2009, 5:26 pm | Motorcorp Distributors

Jaguar has revealed the new XKR and XFR at the Detroit Auto Show 2009. Both cars embody Jaguar’s heritage of delivering a superb balance of high performance, dynamic ability and refinement. More >>

Kiwis in Volvo Ocean Race

Friday, 5 September 2008, 11:48 am | Motorcorp Distributors

New Zealand yachtsmen will have a significant role in the Volvo round the world yacht race which starts in Alicante, Spain on 11 October. By the time crews reach the finish in St Petersburg Russia on 27 June next year they will have covered about 37,000 ... More >>

Multiple SUV Awards for Land Rover

Tuesday, 2 September 2008, 10:29 am | Motorcorp Distributors

Land Rover has won two prestigious accolades in the Auto Express New Car Honours awards, beating tough competition to win Best Compact SUV and Best Premium SUV. The Land Rover Freelander 2 fought off the likes of the VW Tiguan, Honda CR-V, Toyota ... More >>

Renault Koleos Gets Five Stars

Tuesday, 2 September 2008, 10:18 am | Motorcorp Distributors

Renault’s Koleos sports utility vehicle, which will be available here before the end of the year is the tenth Renault model to obtain the maximum score of five stars in Euro NCAP crash tests. More >>

R-Design arrives

Tuesday, 29 July 2008, 11:11 am | Motorcorp Distributors

Volvo is evaluating the demand for its R-Design models with the arrival of a V50 AWD which is touring the country. More >>

Diesel Hybrids On The Horizon

Wednesday, 23 July 2008, 5:10 pm | Motorcorp Distributors

Land Rover’s engineers are now conducting real-world tests with some ground-breaking Diesel ERAD Hybrid vehicles, aimed at dramatically cutting CO2 and other emissions while still delivering characteristic Land Rover all-terrain performance. More >>

Diesel power for Scenic

Thursday, 19 June 2008, 3:09 pm | Motorcorp Distributors

Renault’s compact MPV (multi purpose vehicle), the Scenic, has been rationalised with the introduction of a 1.9 litre diesel variant with a four speed automatic transmission. More >>

Diesel model is added to the revised X-Type range

Thursday, 19 June 2008, 1:57 pm | Motorcorp Distributors

A torquey diesel engine mated to a six speed automatic transmission is the highlight of the revised Jaguar X-Type range. More >>

Volvo’s clean burners

Thursday, 10 April 2008, 4:23 pm | Motorcorp Distributors

All Volvo six and eight cylinder cars sold in New Zealand already comply with Euro5 emission controls, which do not take effect in Europe until September 2009 at the earliest and in some cases not until January 2011. More >>

Volvo’s traffic safety award

Thursday, 3 April 2008, 4:40 pm | Motorcorp Distributors

Volvo Cars' in-house developed technology for avoiding low-speed collisions - has received the American "Traffic Safety Achievement Award" at this year's World Traffic Safety Symposium in New York. More >>

X-Type Jag Features Increased Luxury Spec For 2008

Monday, 31 December 2007, 9:35 am | Motorcorp Distributors

New standard specification for 2008 includes dynamic stability control, power fold mirrors, rear seat centre head restraint, front seat sliding armrest, and heated 10 way adjustable front seats with driver's memory. More >>

Volvos Are Top Safety Picks

Wednesday, 12 December 2007, 11:48 am | Motorcorp Distributors

The all new C70 carries safety engineering from the preceding C70 by increasing use of Ultra High Strength Steel for side and rear energy absorption protection. Also featured is the world's first side impact air bag from convertibles. Also standard ... More >>

Volvo V70 and XC70 pricing revised

Tuesday, 27 November 2007, 1:16 pm | Motorcorp Distributors

Volvo cars importer, Motorcorp Distributors Ltd., has announced revised prices for the Volvo V70 estate and XC70 crossover vehicle launched last week. The 3.2 litre six cylinder V70 station wagon will now sell for $69,990, a reduction of $5000 from ... More >>

Jaguar wins production preview Car of the Year

Thursday, 2 August 2007, 10:09 am | Motorcorp Distributors

Jaguar’s C-XF has won the Production Preview Vehicle of the Year Award in the United States. Organized by the South East Automotive Media Organisation (SEAMO), Jaguar's C-XF concept car was voted the 2007 North American Production Preview Vehicle of ... More >>

Land Rover watches the earth

Friday, 22 June 2007, 10:16 am | Motorcorp Distributors

Earthwatch, the international environmental charity, has become Land Rover’s fifth Global Sponsorship Partner. Land Rover will assist Earthwatch’s activities in working to conserve endangered species and their habitats by engaging people worldwide in ... More >>

Fuel guard for Vogue turbo-diesel

Friday, 25 May 2007, 10:48 am | Motorcorp Distributors

The world's most complete luxury 4x4 just got smarter, with the 2007 model year Range Rover Vogue TDV8, pioneering an innovative world-first technical solution - the petrol fuel guard system. More >>