What was Jaguar Cars called before 1945?

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Jaguar was founded as the Swallow Sidecar Company in 1922, orig­i­nal­ly making mo­tor­cy­cle side­cars. In 1945 the company changed its name to Jaguar Cars Ltd, because of the con­no­ta­tions of the use of the SS name by Nazi Germany.

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