Monday, June 23, 2008
Jaguar Cars is originally a British car builder. Started in 1922 by William Lyons. It was renamed Jaguar in 1935. Jaguar is owned by the Indian automobile manufacturer Tata Motors Ltd. Jaguar is known for its luxury sedans and sports cars. It was founded as the Swallow Sidecar Company in Blackpool in 1922, changing to SS Cars Ltd in 1934 in Coventry, and finally becoming Jaguar Cars Ltd in 1945, followed by several subsequent changes of ownership. The company was bought by Ford Motor Corporation in 1989 becoming part of their Premier Automotive Group.