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InControl Touch Pro 20B: Version S20B_20.27.3-568398 Release Notes https://www.ovalnews.com/2020/07/incontrol-touch-pro-20b-version-s20b_20-27-3-568398-release-notes.html

Johnny Cash' very special Range Rover https://twitter.com/nottco/status/1288161095207837697

There are a lot of great @Mattel Comic-Con @ Home exclusives coming, but this Hot Wheels recreation of Hulk and Rocket in a Land Rover, from #AvengersEndgame, may be the best. Available on 7/23 via the @ MattelCreations Instagram.

Check out: Jaguar Land Rover names ousted Renault boss as new CEO | Autoblog https://www.autoblog.com/2020/07/28/jaguar-land-rover-new-ceo-thierry-bollore/ via @therealautoblog

Best group of pictures for next Range Rover during testing. Although we already knew it, these pics confirm the terribly awful, form over function, wow they're bad, door handles

2022 Range Rover Spied Bucking While Testing at the Nurburgring
https://www.autoevolution.com/news/2022-range-rover-spied-bucking-while-testing-at-the-nurburgring-146527.html#

InControl Touch Pro 20B: Version S20B_20.27.3-568398 Release Notes

IMC (INFOTAINMENT MASTER CONTROLLER) – SOFTWARE VERSION:
S20B_20.27.3-568398, ASSEMBLY PART NUMBER: MX53-19C204-BB (G2723118)
INCONTROL© TOUCH PRO 20B
Software Release Date: 2020-07-15

NEW FEATURES INCLUDED IN THIS RELEASE

CLIMATE (NEW EVOQUE AND DISCOVERY SPORT ELECTRIC VEHICLES ONLY)
Low-line entertainment system will now support ‘Pre-condition Now’ soft key

SIDE PANEL (CHINA VEHICLES ONLY)
The text in the Side panel will now display in all languages

TIMED CHARGING (ELECTRIC VEHICLES ONLY)
‘Timed Charging’ is now called ‘Preferred Charging Period’

ISSUES FIXED IN THIS RELEASE

ALL ROAD INFORMATION
Torque Information sometimes not displaying has been fixed

RADIO (CHINA VEHICLES ONLY)
FM Radio will no longer stick at 99.0

APPLE CARPLAY
When a call is transferred from Bluetooth® to Apple CarPlay the audio will no longer sometimes drop out.
USB devices will no longer automatically connect as CarPlay when the user has set it up to ask first.

AUDIO
Popping noise will no longer sometimes be heard on all sources

BLUETOOTH® AUDIO
Phones using iOS13 can now browse through music folder when connected by Bluetooth® Audio

CONNECTED DEVICES
iPod will no longer be displayed as a source after the iPhone™ has been disconnected

CLIMATE
Improved stability of climate controls through the rear seat entertainment system
While navigating from Rear Climate to Front Climate, the header will no longer be seen as Rear Climate instead of Front Climate
InControl© Touch Pro Duo systems only, AUTO Button will no longer be inhibited on the lower touchscreen when in MAX air conditioning

MEDIA PLAYER
Improved stability of Media player
‘Device does not contain any playable media’ message is no longer sometimes shown for a USB source even though playable media is there.
Play/pause softkey will show Play when a song is playing in the “Now playing Screen” after the restart of the vehicle.

NAVIGATION
Improved stability of Navigation System

SEATS
Improved stability of Automatic massage feature
Improved stability of Massage controls

SYSTEM
General system stability improvements

THERE ARE NO KNOWN ISSUES IN THIS SOFTWARE
RELEASE.

The latest InControl Touch Pro version numbers, release names, dates & notes as of July 2020

There seems to be a lot of confusion and misinformation online about what version is what and what version is coming, etc.

19A – 2019-02-27 – S19A_19.07.2-312706

19A2 – 2019-04-18 – S19A_19.11.4-330884

19A3 – 2019-06-17 – S19A_19.20.4-363281

19A4 – 2019-07-11 – S19A_19.24.2-375121

19B – 2019-09-17 – S19B_19.35.5-418001

19B1 – 2019-10-15 – S19B_19.40.4-436082

19C – 2019-12-05 – S19C_19.46.4-458817

20A – 2020-03-09 –  S20A_20.07.5-507626

20B – 2020-07-15 –  20B_20.27.3-568398

2021 Range Rover US Product & Order Guide

The L405 swan song has started, and it’s called the HSE Westminster Edition

In the US for 2021, the Range Rover highlights…

  • HSE Westminster Editions now available with revised content vs HSE 20MY P400 and P525 variants, offering additional features and enhanced value
  • SV Autobiography Dynamic Black Edition introduced
  • Autobiography Fifty Limited Edition introduced

Other Changes

  • Updates to paint availability
  • Improved cabin air filtration introduced
  • Update on fuel economy

No confirmed pricing just yet but the details are fun!

21MY Range Rover: New Vehicle Content, Pricing, and Order Guide (PDF, 1.6MB)

my21-l405-us-guide

(Thanks as always!)

InControl Touch Pro 20A: Version S20A_20.07.5-507626 Release Notes

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Full release notes for 20A (S20A_20.07.5-507626)

IMC (INFOTAINMENT MASTER CONTROLLER) – SOFTWARE VERSION:
S20A_20.07.5-507626, ASSEMBLY PART NUMBER: MX53-19C204-BA (G2469185)
Software Release Date: 2020-03-09

NEW FEATURES INCLUDED IN THIS RELEASE
PARKING AID
The Parking aid pop up now has the option to temporarily disable the system.
SYSTEM
All user data can now be deleted by running the vehicle data factory reset.

ISSUES FIXED IN THIS RELEASE
BLUETOOTH®
Paired device list when displaying Japanese has improved layout.
Improved Bluetooth® stability when switching from phone library to Spotify.

CLIMATE
After switching from light to dark theme the option to switch from front to rear climate controls will not sometimes be
lost.
Third row blower fan will no longer switch to zero when the display theme is changed.
The timed climate will no longer be shown when it is not available on the vehicle.

OPTICAL DISC DRIVE
Improved ability to play Digital Versatile Discs (DVD)s.
When Compact Disc (CD) is the selected source and CD is in ripping state CD queue list will no longer be empty.

ECO DATA
Improved stability of ECO Data screen.

4X4I – (RUSSIAN ONLY)
Torque values now display in Russian Language

INCONTROL APPS
Reconnecting a phone when InControl Apps are default all soft keys will now be displayed correctly.

NAV
Improved voice guidance stability.
Improved China navigation stability.

PHONE
General improvements when in an active call – fewer cases of lost/gaps in audio.

RADIO – (NORTH AMERICA ONLY)
Improved Satellite Digital Audio Radio Service (SDARS) system stability.

RSE (RSE)
The remote can now be used to select a track from the list on the rear screen.
General improved stability of RSE.

SPEECH
Issue fixed that keeps DAB (DAB) options on the screen after the user cancels the DAB voice command.

STEERING WHEEL SWITCHES
Fixed ‘Mode’ button on steering wheel to change media source is not working.

SYSTEM
General improved system stability.

TERRAIN RESPONSE SCREEN
"Push TR rotary control to activate TR modes" message will do longer display when the rotary control is in the raised
position

TRANSLATIONS
General translation improvements

TELEVISION
General improved stability of the television system.

USB CONNECTIVITY
iPod source will no longer disappear from source list if an iPhone™ is connected to the UIP while the iPod is playing.
USB Media will now resume from the track that was playing when the vehicle was shutdown.

BEV (BEV) DATA – (I-PACE ONLY)
Improved range data accuracy

THERE ARE NO KNOWN ISSUES IN THIS SOFTWARE RELEASE.

Now this is worth a post–more Pivi Pro info!

Really cool info and sounds very promising – we can’t really believe any of the hyperbole because we’ve been tricked too many times but this finally does sound like a system fit for a Land Rover(Range Rover)

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BRAINS AND BRAWN: RUGGED NEW LAND ROVER DEFENDER SHOWCASES WORLD-FIRST DUAL eSIM CONNECTIVITY AT CES 2020
– 2020 Land Rover Defender features world-first dual-modem, dual eSIM design for enhanced connectivity and functionality. Powered by two Qualcomm® Snapdragon 820Am Automotive Platforms, each with an integrated Snapdragon X12 modem
– With two LTE modems, the New Defender can download Software-Over-The-Air (SOTA) updates without interruption and while streaming music and apps through the vehicle’s new Pivi Pro infotainment system
– The New Defender features 16 electronic modules that can be updated remotely, and uses cloud-based technology from CloudCar to provide personalization, content and services
– Comprehensive range of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems developed with Bosch including a 3D Surround Camera system
– The New Defender 110 and 90 will be featured at CES 2020, January 7-10, in the Qualcomm (LVCC, North Hall, 5606) and BlackBerry (LVCC, North Hall 7515) booths

(LAS VEGAS) – January 6, 2020 – The Land Rover Defender family will showcase its new dual eSIM connectivity at CES 2020 in Las Vegas, the world’s largest consumer electronics show, January 7-10.
The 2020 Land Rover Defender is the first vehicle with two embedded LTE modems for enhanced connectivity, while the vehicle’s new Pivi Pro infotainment system shares electronic hardware with the latest smartphones.

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The fast and intuitive Pivi Pro system allows customers to make full use of the Software-Over-The-Air (SOTA) technology in the New Defender without compromising the system’s ability to stream music and connect to apps. With its own designated LTE modem and eSIM, the SOTA technology can operate in the background without affecting the day-to-day connectivity provided by the separate modem and eSIM in the infotainment module.
The always-on, connected Pivi Pro setup sits at the heart of the cabin in the New Defender. A 10-inch high-resolution touchscreen allows customers to control numerous aspects of the vehicle using the same processing hardware as the latest smartphones. In addition, customers can connect two mobile devices at once using Bluetooth.
“With one LTE modem and eSIM dedicated to the Software-Over-The-Air (SOTA) technology and the same set-up looking after music streaming and apps, New Defender has the digital capacity to keep customers connected, updated and entertained at all times anywhere in the world,” said Peter Virk, Director of Connected Car and Future Technology, Jaguar Land Rover. “You could liken the design to a brain, with each half enjoying its own connection for unrivalled and uninterrupted service. Like the brain, one side of the system looks after logical functions, like SOTA, while the other takes care of more creative tasks.”
Pivi Pro is equipped with its own battery, so the system is always on and able to respond immediately on startup. As a result, the navigation is ready to accept new destinations the moment the driver sits in the vehicle. The system allows customers to access to the latest software updates remotely – including navigation mapping data – without the need to visit retailers for updates to be installed.
The LTE connectivity behind the Jaguar Land Rover infotainment system also allows the New Defender to roam across multiple networks in different regions to help optimize connectivity. In addition, the cloud-based architecture provided by CloudCar is designed to make it easy to access and use content and services.

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Land Rover has also confirmed the first New Defender SUVs will feature more SOTA capability than originally projected. At its Frankfurt Motor Show launch in September 2019, Land Rover announced that 14 individual electronic control modules would be able to receive remote updates, however, the first production vehicles will feature 16 control units capable of receiving SOTA updates. Land Rover engineers estimate that in-dealer software updates will be a thing of the past for Defender customers before the end of 2021 as additional SOTA modules come online, rising from the current 16 to more than 45.

Land Rover will showcase its advanced Pivi Pro technology at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, with the New Defender 110 and 90 taking pride of place on the Qualcomm (LVCC, North Hall, 5606) and BlackBerry (LVCC, North Hall 7515) stands respectively.

Qualcomm Technologies
Powering the Defender’s Pivi Pro infotainment and Vehicle Domain Controller are two high-performance Qualcomm Snapdragon 820Am Automotive Platforms, each with an integrated Snapdragon X12 LTE modem. The Snapdragon 820Am Automotive Platform delivers unprecedented performance and technology integration designed to support highly advanced telematics, infotainment and digital clusters. It delivers rich, immersive and seamless connected in-vehicle experiences, while making next-generation vehicles more connected, smart and contextually aware.
With its power-efficient CPU cores, stunning and state-of-the-art GPU performance, integrated machine learning and powerful video processing capabilities, the Snapdragon 820Am Automotive Platform is designed to provide unmatched connected in-car experiences, including responsive interfaces, immersive 4K graphics, high-definition media streaming, and immersive audio.
Two X12 LTE modems provide parallel high-bandwidth downlink and uplink connectivity across multiple networks, ultra-fast connectivity and lower latency for secure, reliable communications. Additionally, the X12 LTE modem features an integrated global navigation satellite system (GNSS) and automotive dead reckoning, increasing the vehicle’s capability to accurately keep track of its location and position.

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BlackBerry QNX
The New Defender is the first Land Rover vehicle to include a domain controller that consolidates a number of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and driver convenience functions built on top of the QNX Hypervisor. Consolidating more systems onto fewer ECUs is integral to the future of automotive electrical design and will be the model for the Land Rover brand’s next-generation vehicle architecture.
Within the New Defender, the Blackberry QNX operating system helps deliver a smartphone-like experience for Pivi Pro infotainment users. The technology also powers the operating system for the latest generation TFT Interactive Driver Display, which can be configured to show vehicle instrumentation, navigation instructions and mapping information or a combination of the two2.
Certified to the highest level of ISO 26262 – ASIL D, the QNX operating system provides the ultimate peace of mind to Defender drivers. The first ASIL D-certified QNX Hypervisor for Safety ensures the multiple Operating Systems (OS) powering the safety-critical factors (e.g. body domain control) are isolated from non-safety critical systems (e.g. infotainment). This is critical to ensuring that compromised systems, or those requiring updates, won’t impact driving functions.
As a leader in safety-certified, secure and reliable embedded software, BlackBerry QNX technology is embedded in more than 150 million vehicles on the road today and used by top automakers for their ADAS, digital instrument clusters, connectivity modules, hands-free, and infotainment systems.

CloudCar
Jaguar Land Rover is the first global car maker to use CloudCar’s latest cloud-based services platform. Working with the world-leading developer of connected driver experiences brings new levels of customer convenience to the Pivi Pro infotainment fitted to the New Defender.
By scanning with smartphone QR codes displayed on Pivi Pro, user accounts are compatible with music streaming services including Spotify, TuneIn and Deezer that are automatically recognized and added to the cloud – transferring the driver’s digital life to their vehicle in a heartbeat. From this point, customers can access and stream content without even having their smartphone in the vehicle. Content provider updates are carried out in the cloud, so they are always up to date – even if the corresponding smartphone app has not been updated.
The CloudCar system supports a variety of service and content functionalities and recognizes dial-in numbers and codes, as well as locations, stored within calendar meeting invites. Customers can then navigate to or dial-in to meetings and conference calls with a single touch of the central touchscreen2.
The 2020 Land Rover Defender is the first vehicle to make use of the latest-generation technology, marking the next step in Jaguar Land Rover’s ongoing partnership with CloudCar, which dates back to 2017.

Bosch
Land Rover is on the road to a connected and autonomous future and the New Defender features a variety of technologies developed with Bosch to enhance the driving experience.
Alongside the latest Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), which include Adaptive Cruise Control and Blind Spot Assist, Bosch has supported the development of the Land Rover brand’s innovative 3D Surround Camera System, which gives drivers a unique view of the vehicle’s immediate perimeter using four wide-angle HD cameras, each providing a 190-degree field-of-view.
Connected using a 3Gbit/s video backbone and fused with 14 ultrasonic sensors, the clever technology gives drivers a choice of vantage points including a top-down plan view and seamless perspective view. It even performs as a virtual scout, allowing customers to pan around the vehicle on screen for the ultimate Command Driving Position on and off-road.
Land Rover and Bosch have a relationship that stretches back decades and has pioneered numerous propulsion and motion control features that will go on to become the industry standard, including ClearSight Ground View, Land Rover Wade Sensing technology and Advanced Tow Assist features – all are enabled by the Bosch driver assistance platform.