In 1960, BMC entered into a collaboration with Italian component and scooter manufacturer Innocenti, which saw the latter company produce BMC/BL-based models in Italy for the next 15 years.
In 1960, BMC entered into a collaboration with Italian component and scooter manufacturer Innocenti, which saw the latter company produce BMC/BL-based models in Italy for the next 15 years. This page presents a brief rundown of these models, plus a potted history of Innocenti. A potted history Viewed from the air, the Innocenti plant in [...]
The British Leyland Motor Corporation is shortly to complete a £3m. deal to buy outright Innocenti Autoveicoli of Milan, the company which assembles and sells Austin-Morris cars in Italy. Announcement of the proposed acquisition came at the weekend after several days of heavy speculation in Italy that a deal was imminent. The new managing director [...]
THE OBSERVER STOKES TO TAKEOVER INNOCENTI By Roger Eglin British Leyland is to buy the Italian family-owned car company, Innocenti Autoveicoli , of Milan, for some £3 million. Innocenti already assembles Austin and Morns cars, mainly Minis , imported in kit form. A few minor technical points have to be resolved before the deal goes [...]
THE GUARDIAN By Anthony Harris British Leyland is holding talks with Innocenti, the Milan engineering company which makes the BMC Mini and 1100/1300 for the Italian market. This could lead to a partial takeover of the Italian firm, and IRI, the Italian State holding company, is also involved in the talks. The talks, being led [...]
FROM OUR MOTORING CORRESPONDENT Innocenti of Milan, the Italian company which has assembled more than 40,000 Austin A40 saloons for the British Motor Corporation since 1960, are to take on assembly of the Morris 1100, it was announced at Monza yesterday. The Milan company plans to produce more than 12,000 Morris 1100s between now and [...]