The late Andrew Whyte was a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers and the Society of Automotive Historians. Before becoming a freelance writer in the late 1970s he had spent over twenty years with the Jaguar Company in Coventry, latterly as the last Public Relations Office prior to the British Leyland takeover. He edited the Jaguar Apprentices Magazine in the 1950s and for a time was also a staff writer for Motoring News. He wrote more than a dozen books, including several on the Jaguar. A regular contributor to specialist magazines, he was also a consultant to Jaguar on historical matters.
Following the premature passing of the great Jaguar historian in 1988, the Andrew Whyte Lecture Series was founded not only to perpetuate his memory, but through the participation of major speakers, both within and outside the factory, to celebrate Jaguar’s past, examine the present and consider future developments of the marque.
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