Daimler was one of Britains oldest car makers, and the official royal vehicle from 1898.
Frederick Richard Simms (British) founded The Daimler Motor Company Limited in 1896, and purchased the rights to use the name from his German friend Gottlieb Daimler.
The Daimler Motor Company Limited merged with the Birmingham Small Arms Company (BSA)
In 1960 Daimler was bought from BSA by Jaguar Cars.
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