September 28, 2002 |
Ford Motor Co.'s Jaguar luxury car unit will post a full-year 2002 operating loss of about $500 million, Ford President and Chief Operating Officer Nick Scheele said. Despite the loss at Jaguar, Scheele said Ford's Premier Automotive Group, which also includes the Land Rover, Volvo and Aston Martin businesses, was on track to deliver strong revenue growth.
May 5, 1998 |
When Jaguar Cars North America announced last year that it would build a prototype dealership in Mission Viejo, the company promised that it would listen to the community (for Jaguar, that's the community of relatively well-to-do folks who buy its cars) as it planned the facility. It apparently has, and is making several big changes because of what it is hearing.
February 24, 1998 |
The value of Orange County's market to a purveyor of luxury automobiles is being underscored by the yearlong, identity-building campaign that South Coast Motorcars is mounting. Ground hasn't been broken for the dealership and auto spa, which will sell and care for Jaguars and Aston Martins. But it already has amassed a mailing list of several thousand movers, shakers and big spenders and is building awareness with a series of elegant mailings and publicity events.
December 31, 1997
The Robb Report, a journal of upscale living, named the new Jaguar XJR sedan its 1998 car of the year during the Greater Los Angeles Auto Show. The car, cited for its "ultimate blend of luxury, performance and style," features a liquid crystal display message center that communicates in 12 languages, a maple and leather interior and a 21-valve V8 engine. The report focuses on consumer concerns of the well-to-do: The average reader has an annual income of $755,000 and net worth of $3.7 million.
November 21, 1989 |
Jaguar Cars Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of British luxury car maker Jaguar PLC, said it has completed a technical training facility in Irvine. The facility is the third operated by Jaguar Cars, which also has technical training operations at its Leonia headquarters and in Atlanta. The company said it will open a fourth facility in Mahwah, N.J., next spring. The company said the Irvine facility will be staffed by three full-time instructors.