Did you know? Land Rover (brand of the british car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover) developed in 1978 after the Land Rover SUV series from 1948 of the manufacturer Rover. Land Rover became a separate company. The main factory is located in Solihull, England. First Land Rover was sold to the german manufacturer BMW. Later the company belongs to Premier Automotive Group of the american Ford Group (together with Jaguar and Volvo) and then it was sold to the indian Tata Group in 2008. The company still exists and the brand names continue to be maintained separately.