Addition of Jaguar Land Rover will add up to 40 jobs at Kelley Automotive

Tom Kelley is developing a new auto mall on this field west of the Illinois Road Menard's store. (News-Sentinel.com file photo by Kevin Leininger)

Kelley Automotive Group will add Jaguar Land Rover to its lineup in summer 2020.

Jaguar Land Rover is a subsidiary of Tata Motors. Jaguar Cars Ltd., founded in 1922, is a premier manufacturer ofr luxury sedans and sports cars. Land Rover, founded in 1948, has been at the forefront of automotive technology and 4X4 manufacturing. Both the Jaguar and Land Rover brands have received the 2019 Vincentric Best Value in America awards.

“This is an exciting opportunity for Kelley Automotive to add Jaguar Land Rover to our growing lineup,” Kelley President Tom Kelley. “Our team has done such a great job maintaining quality of service as we have brought in new brands.”

The Jaguar Land Rover dealership will be located at 905 Grand National Drive in the new Kelley Automall off I-69 Exit 105 next to Menard’s. The addition of Jaguar Land Rover will add 30 to 40 employees, bringing Kelley’s total employment to nearly 700.

Kelley Automotive Group is a family-owned and operated business serving Fort Wayne and surrounding communities for more than 60 years, with brands including Buick, BMW, MINI, GMC, Chevy, Ford, Cadillac, Volvo, Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep Ram.