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 For all the latest news updates, announcements and reviews on the Taggarts group, take a look at our news articles below.  We have all the latest information from new model updates to events happening at the Taggarts group plus many more.  

Details of a new Jaguar compact saloon announced

Details of a new Jaguar compact saloon announced

10th March 2014 Details of the incoming Jaguar compact saloon have been revealed, with Jaguar Land Rover chief Dr. Ralf Speth confirming at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show that the model will be called the XE. Read More
Peugeot 108 will arrive this summer

Peugeot 108 will arrive this summer

10th March 2014 A July 2014 launch will see the long-awaited new Peugeot 108 finally arrive at UK dealerships. Read More
More awards for Volvo’s new concept cars

More awards for Volvo’s new concept cars

10th March 2014 The stand-out vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show – based on the rave reviews from key industry and media figures – is the Volvo Concept Estate. Read More
Range Rover Evoque Autobiography Dynamic

Range Rover Evoque Autobiography Dynamic

3rd March 2014 Land Rover has revealed that its Range Rover Evoque offering will this year include a new Autobiography Dynamic derivative, scheduled for delivery in October. Read More
Five out of five from Euro NCAP for the new Nissan Qashqai

Five out of five from Euro NCAP for the new Nissan Qashqai

3rd March 2014 The Nissan Qashqai crossover continues to impress in its second generation, having achieved a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating. Read More
New V40 Cross Country from Taggarts

New V40 Cross Country from Taggarts

27th February 2014 The stylish and versatile new Volvo V40 Cross Country has arrived. Read More
Jaguar XF model range for 2015 to appear in Europe

Jaguar XF model range for 2015 to appear in Europe

26th February 2014 To excite visitors to the Geneva Motor Show in March 2014, Jaguar is bringing a selection of brand new XF cars for the 2015 model year to the event. Read More
Two special editions of the Jaguar XK revealed

Two special editions of the Jaguar XK revealed

11th February 2014 Jaguar has announced a duo of special XK models for 2015: the XK Signature and the XK Dynamic R. Read More
Land Rover in the spotlight

Land Rover in the spotlight

6th February 2014 Land Rover has announced its exciting 2014 calendar of worldwide events celebrating British heritage. It is the luxury British automaker’s second year as presenting partner of British Polo Day. Read More
All-new Hyundai i10 arrives at dealerships

All-new Hyundai i10 arrives at dealerships

3rd February 2014 It’s a best-seller and a repeated award winner, and it’s now at showrooms – the highly-anticipated second generation of the Hyundai i10. Read More
Nissan first choice for eco-friendly cabs

Nissan first choice for eco-friendly cabs

3rd February 2014 Japanese manufacturer Nissan looks determined to dominate the London taxi market with a £6m investment to launch the next-generation black cab this year. Read More
Jaguar at the Super Bowl

Jaguar at the Super Bowl

21st January 2014 A new and incredibly cinematic ad for the new Jaguar F-TYPE Coupé in North America will air during the Super Bowl. Read More
Volvo at the 2014 Detroit Motor Show

Volvo at the 2014 Detroit Motor Show

20th January 2014 During the annual motor show in Detroit – considered one of the most important in the industry calendar – Volvo has displayed its latest developments and a new design approach. Read More
Hyundai i10 named ‘Best City Car’

Hyundai i10 named ‘Best City Car’

16th January 2014 In the ‘Best City Car’ category of the What Car? Car Of The Year Awards 2014, the clear winner was the new-generation Hyundai i10. Read More
New Nissan Juke foreshadowed in the Sport Sedan Concept

New Nissan Juke foreshadowed in the Sport Sedan Concept

15th January 2014 The new Nissan Sport Sedan Concept is still hot on the lips of automotive enthusiasts the world over after demonstrating Nissan’s innovative new design language at the Detroit Motor Show. Read More
Volvo unveils a new XC Coupé concept car for 2014

Volvo unveils a new XC Coupé concept car for 2014

15th January 2014 Three concepts from the manufacturer are anticipated to debut this year, and the second vehicle has just been announced: the Volvo Concept XC Coupé. Read More
First wave of InControl Apps

First wave of InControl Apps

14th January 2014 Jaguar Land Rover has announced a number of advanced third-party apps that will be compatible with vehicles from both brands. Read More
Land Rover secured sales record in 2013

Land Rover secured sales record in 2013

14th January 2014 Of the total 425,000 sales made by Jaguar Land Rover, an astounding 80 percent came from Land Rover transactions across the world. Read More
New look Peugeot 5008 hits the market

New look Peugeot 5008 hits the market

14th January 2014 Peugeot brand loyalists can now pick up the restyled 5008 MPV, with enhancements made to both the interior and exterior to create a more modern appeal. Read More
Jaguar reveals new  models at LA Auto show

Jaguar reveals new models at LA Auto show

3rd December 2013 Exciting New Jaguar and Land Rover models were revealed at this years Los Angeles Autoshow. Learn more from Taggarts. Read More
Land Rover pulls trailer from Lake District to highest point in Africa

Land Rover pulls trailer from Lake District to highest point in Africa

29th November 2013 Land Rover’s all-new Range Rover was picked to team up with Airstream’s new 684 Series 2 aluminium travel trailer to make the trip from Airstream’s home in the Lake District, to the top of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. Read More
Taggarts Volvo – Girls’ Day Out

Taggarts Volvo – Girls’ Day Out

21st November 2013 The new Volvo V40 R Design will be showcased by Taggarts Volvo at Scotland's Girls' Day Out show in Glasgow. Read More
All-new Land Rover Freelander 3 for 2015

All-new Land Rover Freelander 3 for 2015

4th November 2013 Great news for UK Land Rover drivers and fans - a Freelander 3 has been announced with a potential launch in 2015. Read More
Production of an all-new Peugeot 308 R impending

Production of an all-new Peugeot 308 R impending

31st October 2013 An all-new 308 R is leading Peugeot’s discussions about the 308 range expected to enter the production stage soon. Read More
Rare Jaguar E-Type sells for £88,000

Rare Jaguar E-Type sells for £88,000

29th October 2013 On Sunday October 27, one of the first Jaguar E-Types to ever be built was put under the hammer and bought by an anonymous British buyer for £88,000. Read More
Next-generation Hyundai Genesis

Next-generation Hyundai Genesis

28th October 2013 The all-new Hyundai Genesis is hotly tipped to make an appearance at the 2014 Detroit Motor Show - and rumours are swirling of a subsequent UK launch. Read More
Jaguar range to expand

Jaguar range to expand

24th October 2013 Jaguar is planning a more aggressive strategy in the UK, which could bring up to four new vehicles to the market within the decade. Read More
Land Rover’s ‘experience marketing’

Land Rover’s ‘experience marketing’

23rd October 2013 Embracing the recent trend for experiential marketing campaigns, which tell the consumer a story through a brand’s products and services, Land Rover has developed a global tool kit to emphasise its ethos across the world. Read More
Nissan’s Sunderland plant continues to grow

Nissan’s Sunderland plant continues to grow

22nd October 2013 To boost new car production capacity, Nissan is investing heavily in expanding its factory in Sunderland by the end of this year. Read More
Volvo develops innovative eco-technology

Volvo develops innovative eco-technology

22nd October 2013 As the only car manufacturer involved in an EU-funded project to develop a new conductor of electrical power, Volvo has made several steps forward to eliminate the need for heavy batteries in future car production. Read More
Range Rover vehicles win further awards

Range Rover vehicles win further awards

18th October 2013 At the Scottish Car of the Year Awards 2013, the Jaguar Land Rover group has claimed an impressive haul of three trophies. Two of those wins were for all-new Range Rover models. Read More
Jaguar F-TYPE scoops another award

Jaguar F-TYPE scoops another award

18th October 2013 While it can often take decades for a model to accrue a reputation for excellence, the Jaguar F-TYPE is enjoying the prestige of already surpassing the competition just months after hitting the roads. Read More
For increased value, choose the new Peugeot 308

For increased value, choose the new Peugeot 308

15th October 2013 Industry experts CAP Monitor have just announced new figures that show the all-new Peugeot 308 as having one of the highest residual values in its segment. Read More
Hyundai at The Design Museum

Hyundai at The Design Museum

14th October 2013 The advanced FCEV engine from Hyundai, available in the new Hyundai ix35, will be a prominent feature in an aquaponics farm displayed at The Design Museum in London from 21 October. Read More
Volvo UK sales rocket by 22 percent

Volvo UK sales rocket by 22 percent

14th October 2013 New car sales in the UK have reached their highest figures for five years - and Volvo is leading the charge with a sales increase of more than one fifth. Read More
Nissan launches self-driving cars research group

Nissan launches self-driving cars research group

9th October 2013 In August 2013, Nissan pledged to deliver autonomous vehicles to the market by 2020. As the first major carmaker to promise this, the pressure is on Nissan to stand by its word. Read More
Volvo one of the world’s safest car manufacturers

Volvo one of the world’s safest car manufacturers

8th October 2013 The highest possible safety rating has been awarded to the Volvo SC60 and XC60 in the new test programme by the US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Read More
Jaguar F-Type proves faster than a Wildcat helicopter

Jaguar F-Type proves faster than a Wildcat helicopter

7th October 2013 The question on journalist David Barzilay’s mind was whether he could really cross the finish line first as he raced a Jaguar F-type against the latest Wildcat attack helicopter from the Royal Navy. Read More
Peugeot 6008 SUV expected in 2016

Peugeot 6008 SUV expected in 2016

2nd October 2013 The new SUV concept from Peugeot is an upmarket SUV set to rival the popular Audi Q5 and BMX X3. Read More
British carmaker Land Rover continues to grow

British carmaker Land Rover continues to grow

2nd October 2013 Jaguar Land Rover is an iconic British manufacturing group, and is aiming for the title of most successful ever with continuing development. Read More
Hyundai design to differentiate from Kia

Hyundai design to differentiate from Kia

2nd October 2013 New Hyundai designs are due to hit the market in two to three years after efforts are made to differentiate it from its sister brand Kia. Read More
Nissan self-driving car on the roads

Nissan self-driving car on the roads

1st October 2013 Japanese carmaker Nissan previously pledged to make self-driving cars a reality by 2020. Development is well underway and autonomous vehicles are now being tested on public roads in Japan. Read More
Used car sales hit record highs

Used car sales hit record highs

30th September 2013 Over seven million used cars were sold in the UK last year, marking a 6.4 percent increase reminiscent of pre-recessionary sales. Read More
New testing centre improves Hyundai’s procedures

New testing centre improves Hyundai’s procedures

27th September 2013 Prospective Hyundai customers can be confident their preferred model has passed the most rigorous safety and performance assessments at the car manufacturer’s recently launched European Test Centre. Read More
Jaguar celebrates Team Sky victories

Jaguar celebrates Team Sky victories

26th September 2013 Jaguar has sponsored the Team Sky cyclists in both of their Tour de France victories. Read More
Volvo to integrate Reevoo ratings on website

Volvo to integrate Reevoo ratings on website

25th September 2013 With recommendations becoming a key influence on purchasing decisions, Volvo has made the bold decision to integrate the genuine opinions of its customers onto its website. Read More
Evoque takes brand ambassadors for a ride

Evoque takes brand ambassadors for a ride

24th September 2013 VIPs on a Land Rover test drive got an exciting surprise recently - the Range Rover Evoque took an unexpected short cut through an off-road assault course. Read More
New Nissan e-NV200 tackles Square Mile

New Nissan e-NV200 tackles Square Mile

23rd September 2013 As part of the trial stages for the new Nissan e-NV200, the manufacturer has provided a number of vans to the City of London Corporation. Read More
Peugeot 308 R is on its way

Peugeot 308 R is on its way

19th September 2013 After the recent unveiling of Peugeot’s 308 R concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show, new reports suggest it is heading for production. Read More
Updated Discovery revealed by Land Rover

Updated Discovery revealed by Land Rover

18th September 2013 Land Rover is expected to officially debut the 2014 Discovery model at the Frankfurt International Auto Show next week, and has recently unveiled details of the update. Read More
Brand new platform for Volvo

Brand new platform for Volvo

17th September 2013 Volvo has just announced a partnership with Geely Auto to create a new vehicle platform, which will become the starting point for their C-segment cars in future. Read More
Frankfurt the venue for Hyundai i10 unveiling

Frankfurt the venue for Hyundai i10 unveiling

16th September 2013 At the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, Hyundai has launched the New Generation i10. Read More
Volvo at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show

Volvo at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show

13th September 2013 With the international motoring event now underway, fans of Volvo can see more of the brand’s rapid evolution. Read More
Jaguar set to create 1,700 new jobs

Jaguar set to create 1,700 new jobs

10th September 2013 Dr Ralk Speth, Jaguar Land Rover Chief Executive Officer, yesterday announced plans for major expansion, while speaking at the annual Frankfurt Motor Show. Read More
New Nissan Nismo concept - the smartwatch

New Nissan Nismo concept - the smartwatch

10th September 2013 The Nissan Nismo smartwatch is a futuristic new concept - yet it’s not a car, it is a genuine and highly intelligent wristwatch. Read More
New Peugeot 308 secures popularity

New Peugeot 308 secures popularity

5th September 2013 The 2013 version of the Peugeot 308 has now arrived and is being quickly reviewed by the industry experts. Drivers excited by the favourable verdicts on the ‘bigger and better’ model can select it from dealerships now. Read More
Jaguar’s C-X17 concept headed to Frankfurt

Jaguar’s C-X17 concept headed to Frankfurt

5th September 2013 The 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show begins in just a few days - and Jaguar has excited fans with some small previews of a stunning new concept car. Read More
Nissan LEAF sets world record in Norway

Nissan LEAF sets world record in Norway

4th September 2013 The Norwegian EV Association and Electric Vehicle Union (EVU) recently created a new world record, assembling 260 - and a half - vehicles in a special cavalcade. Read More
Range Rover hybrid models on the Silk Trail

Range Rover hybrid models on the Silk Trail

3rd September 2013 To perfectly showcase the potential of the latest Range Rover hybrids, Land Rover has sent three prototypes on an endurance run from the UK to India. Read More
Taggarts Race Day Event

Taggarts Race Day Event

2nd September 2013 Taggarts hosted a special race day event at Hamilton Park Racecourse to celebrate the new 63 plates Read More
Hyundai i40 Tourer: an overview

Hyundai i40 Tourer: an overview

2nd September 2013 A new version of the Hyundai i40 Tourer is on the way to UK dealerships. The latest vehicle represents the manufacturer’s plan for expansion in the market and their drive to gain even greater popularity with drivers. Read More
Land Rover Expedition America

Land Rover Expedition America

29th August 2013 Earlier in August 2013, a fleet of Land Rover LR4 vehicles arrived in Port Orford, Oregon. Read More
Volvo shows teasers for the Concept C Coupé

Volvo shows teasers for the Concept C Coupé

28th August 2013 Volvo has revealed teasers and a video for the mysterious new Concept C Coupé – a two-door that will officially debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Read More
Peugeot announces models for Frankfurt

Peugeot announces models for Frankfurt

28th August 2013 The 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show will begin this September, and global automotive brands have been releasing snippets to keep fans excited. Read More
Prices emerge for the Hyundai ix35

Prices emerge for the Hyundai ix35

27th August 2013 The all-new Hyundai ix35 SUV goes on sale on the first of September, and Hyundai has now revealed prices for the model. Read More
Expect more from the Jaguar F-TYPE Coupé

Expect more from the Jaguar F-TYPE Coupé

27th August 2013 The current Jaguar F-TYPE roadster is a thrilling vehicle, with a powerful engine and the potential for open-top driving. Read More
‘Strictly’ choice a Hyundai

‘Strictly’ choice a Hyundai

22nd August 2013 A new Hyundai ix35 has been chosen as the car to support ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ stars on their UK tour. Read More
New transmission for the Range Rover Evoque

New transmission for the Range Rover Evoque

20th August 2013 The new Range Rover Evoque has been a stunning success for Land Rover - the manufacturer has shifted more than 170,000 of the small SUVs already. Read More
Nissan adds a splash of colour

Nissan adds a splash of colour

19th August 2013 Creative automaker Nissan has offered a boost to the already popular Nissan Juke. Read More
The Jaguar F-Type: Britain’s next top model?

The Jaguar F-Type: Britain’s next top model?

19th August 2013 Top Gear hoes a "Made in Britain" event, in Pall Mall. The new Jaguar F-TYPE leads the way in it's Union Jack cover Read More
Volvo and British Gas to provide the new V60 hybrid

Volvo and British Gas to provide the new V60 hybrid

19th August 2013 Volvo’s new diesel hybrid, the V60, is now on the way to excited customers who placed their pre-orders earlier this year. Read More
Age can’t stop the Peugeot 305

Age can’t stop the Peugeot 305

16th August 2013 Peugeot is renowned for producing durable, reliable cars, so it comes as no surprise that one of its 1989 models is now sweeping the news. Read More
Volvo unveils its latest engine range

Volvo unveils its latest engine range

16th August 2013 Volvo has revealed details about its new range of 2.0-litre four-cylinder engines. Read More
Range Rover Sport Unveiled

Range Rover Sport Unveiled

14th August 2013 Taggarts host a special invitation only event in the unveiling of the all new Range Rover Sport. Read More
Nissan LEAF on Motability Scheme

Nissan LEAF on Motability Scheme

13th August 2013 Drivers in all of Nissan’s global markets have been choosing and enjoying the Nissan LEAF in their millions. Read More
Jaguar brings past, present and future together

Jaguar brings past, present and future together

12th August 2013 The heritage and evolution of Jaguar vehicles has been proudly showcased at the recent 2013 AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix. Read More
Jaguar to launch 4x4 crossover

Jaguar to launch 4x4 crossover

7th August 2013 British automotive manufacturer Jaguar is known for its sleek, high-performance sports cars. Read More
Hyundai i10 2013 revealed

Hyundai i10 2013 revealed

7th August 2013 Automaker Hyundai has revealed more information about its newest i10 model, which will debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, before its release in January 2014. Read More
Enjoy a new Peugeot this September

Enjoy a new Peugeot this September

7th August 2013 As drivers will be aware, two new car number plates are introduced each year. Read More
Nissan Note and Micra to be unveiled at Taggarts

Nissan Note and Micra to be unveiled at Taggarts

5th August 2013 Attend the Taggarts Nissan Preview Event. One Weekend Only - unveiling the New Nissan Note and Micra Read More
Land Rover tests all-new Electric Defender

Land Rover tests all-new Electric Defender

5th August 2013 Land Rover has chosen the Eden Project in Cornwall to trial its new fully electric Defender. Read More
All-new Nissan Note launches in October 2013

All-new Nissan Note launches in October 2013

5th August 2013 October 2013 sees the launch of the brand new Nissan Note, a cost-saving vehicle with real green credentials. Read More
Taggarts new Land Rover branch is now open

Taggarts new Land Rover branch is now open

25th July 2013 Taggarts Land Rover acquire Shields, and expand their Land Rover dealerships into South Glasgow region. Now open to all Land Rover customers. Read More
Taggarts Jaguar Range Now Includes XFR-S

Taggarts Jaguar Range Now Includes XFR-S

12th July 2013 The high-powered Jaguar XFR-S is now available from the Taggarts Jaguar dealerships in Glasgow and Motherwell. Read More
Hyundai’s designers get creative

Hyundai’s designers get creative

28th June 2013 Every two years, Hyundai runs a unique ‘My Baby’ competition for their designers to come up with even more creative and futuristic ideas. Read More
Volvo unveils self-parking technology

Volvo unveils self-parking technology

25th June 2013 Creative automaker Volvo has shown off the latest of its innovative driving systems – a self-parking mechanism. Read More
Jaguar F-Type could get the R-S treatment

Jaguar F-Type could get the R-S treatment

24th June 2013 The all-new Jaguar F-Type recently roared onto UK roads, and with summer finally here, the convertible has already become a favourite. Read More
Hyundai boosts European market share

Hyundai boosts European market share

19th June 2013 Countering the current fiscal trend in the European automotive market, Hyundai has increased its market share in three segments. Read More
Nissan fans experience unique firsts at Le Mans

Nissan fans experience unique firsts at Le Mans

18th June 2013 It’s not long until the 24 Hours of Le Mans for 2013 gets underway - and Nissan will be there to excite visitors with #fansfirst activities. Read More
Peugeot GTi is back

Peugeot GTi is back

18th June 2013 Bringing back memories of the classic Peugeot 205 GTi, Peugeot has launched a ‘GTi is back’ campaign to celebrate the UK release of the 208 GTi model. Read More
Freelander 3 takes inspiration from Evoque

Freelander 3 takes inspiration from Evoque

17th June 2013 The Range Rover Evoque is a stunning new model, which has already become a leader in the SUV class. Read More
Interior Designer of the Year award

Interior Designer of the Year award

17th June 2013 Director of Design for Jaguar, Ian Callum, has been named as ‘Interior Designer of the Year’ at the Automotive Interiors Expo Awards 2013. Read More
Goodwood Festival to host Peugeot RCZ R

Goodwood Festival to host Peugeot RCZ R

12th June 2013 The sporty and powerful Peugeot RCZ R will be officially launched at this summer’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Read More
Lookers in further Scottish expansion

Lookers in further Scottish expansion

11th June 2013 In a move that boosts its presence north of the border, Lookers has invested in the entire share capital of Shields Automotive Limited, and cemented its position among the UK’s leading motor groups. Read More
Get the Nissan Juke with an all-new engine

Get the Nissan Juke with an all-new engine

11th June 2013 The adaptable Nissan Juke is a favourite amongst UK city-dwellers, and the muscular supermini-SUV is now available with an enhanced engine – the 1.5-litre dCi diesel. Read More
Volvo scores a first

Volvo scores a first

11th June 2013 In this year’s Swedish Touring Car Championship season, Volvo Polestar Racing is making history. Read More
First 15 Hyundai ix35 hydrogen-fuelled make debut

First 15 Hyundai ix35 hydrogen-fuelled make debut

10th June 2013 Hyundai has just delivered the first fleet of their ix35 hydrogen-fuelled models to the City of Copenhagen, Denmark. Read More
Jaguar shows off the new XJR at Motoexpo 2013

Jaguar shows off the new XJR at Motoexpo 2013

10th June 2013 The latest premium Jaguar car – the XJR – was recently officially unveiled at the New York Auto Show 2013. Read More
Peugeot wins 2013 International Engine of the Year

Peugeot wins 2013 International Engine of the Year

6th June 2013 Peugeot has a reputation for producing fast cars powered by excellent engines. The brand’s flagship 200bhp 1.6-litre gasoline engine has been awarded the International Engine of the Year 2013 prize. Read More
Volvo previews its first factory in China

Volvo previews its first factory in China

6th June 2013 Earlier this month (June 2013), Volvo Cars invited a special media delegation for an exclusive look at its first Chinese plant in Chengdu. Read More