Ford and Jaguar

Kent McLean kentmclean at
Wed Jan 7 19:36:09 EST 2004

Dan DiBiase wrote:
> Nope, it's Ford. They own Jaguar and also Volvo

Volvo cars, not Volvo trucks.

> Interesting how an American automaker - not really known for
> producing quality vehicles themselves (see my '99 Windstar POS) can
> improve Jaguar's quality dramatically. Guess that says a lot about how
> bad Jaguar were....!

Not that interesting. The head of Jaguar at the time (I can't recall
his name) had to improve the quality so the company could be sold
off, thereby bailing the British government out of subsidizing a losing
proposition.  Ford improved on a good thing.


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