The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Jaguar Moves to Number Two Overall and is Top European Brand in J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

May 24, 2005

IRVINE, CA — In J.D. Power and Associates’ Initial Quality Study, based on responses from more than 62,000 purchasers and lessees of new 2005 model-year cars and trucks, who were surveyed after 90 days of ownership, Jaguar rose from third in 2004 to rank second overall, a 10 percent improvement over last year's results, and maintained its position as the highest-ranking European manufacturer.Jaguar's best performing model was the X-TYPE sedan. The X-TYPE has improved by 37 problems per 100 vehicles in the study, or 35 percent over last year's results.In addition, Jaguar's Halewood plant, where the X-TYPE is manufactured, received the gold award for European plant performance. Halewood's state of the art facility is a center of excellence for lean manufacturing, a discipline that focuses on elimination of waste, while driving high quality, continuous improvement.
Twitter Facebook Google+

Comments

Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:
 
 

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

FleetFAQ

Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Sponsored by

CSA stands for Compliance, Safety, Accountability, and refers to a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) program designed to help ensure over-the-road and other heavy truck drivers adhere to various DOT safety requirements and laws.

Read more

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher