CHRONOLOGY-Key dates for Jaguar and Land Rover


March 25 (Reuters) - U.S. carmaker Ford agreed to sell its UK-based Jaguar and Land Rover brands to India's Tata Motors for more than $2 billion, said a source familiar with the matter on Tuesday. Following is a summary of the history of the two marques: 1885 - The Rover brand starts life as a bicycle -- Starley & Sutton Co's Rover Safety Bicycle, which replaces the unstable penny farthing bicycles of its day. 1903 - Rover starts work on its first motor car, led by designer Edmund ...

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