Analysts thought India's Tata Motors (NYSE:TTM) was crazy to buy long-troubled Jaguar and Land Rover from Ford (NYSE:F) back in 2008 -- but lately, the British luxury brands' growth has been strong.

In fact, thanks to Jaguar and Land Rover, Tata's first-quarter profits beat estimates -- despite a big slowdown in new-car sales in India. In this video, Fool contributor John Rosevear looks at Tata's plans to build on its British holdings' success -- and at how those plans are likely to play out around the world.

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