Douglas Jones

My father – Douglas Jones, was born and raised in Coventry and spent his working life involved in the car industry (as did all his family).

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Jaguar – and the Standard Motor Co.

“Jaguar owed a lot to The Standard.” Comment from an old Midlands car man, recalled the other day when I was given the engaging Review of the Standard Motor Club. Hard to believe it’s an all-but-forgotten make that used to be one of the biggest motor manufacturers in Britain. It was, literally, a standard-bearer in Coventry.
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