By Stuart Marshall A new British Leyland car announced today has been designed, developed and is being made in Australia but will be available in Britain next year, priced between […]
On this day the last 15 Rover P5Bs came off the production at Solihull. Rover P5 development story Rover P5 – the Greatest
By R. W. Shakespeare The crippling three week-long strike by 80 men at British Leyland’s Austin-Morris car plant at Cowley, which caused the lay-off of 12,000 other workers and production […]
By R. W. Shakespeare British Leyland ran into fresh labour trouble at its Triumph car plant at Coventry yesterday This came on the eve of a crucial meeting which the […]
JAGUAR – XJ40 full scale models at Browns Lane.
TRIUMPH – Today the Triumph Dolomite Sprint was announced.
DAILY MIRROR By Bryn Jones British Leyland accused shop stewards last night of ‘deliberately sabotaging’ a meeting which could have ended a crippling three-week-old strike. More than 12,000 Leyland workers […]
In the most damaging stoppage 80 plant attendants at Austin Morris, Cowley, yesterday unanimously rejected a company pay offer and voted to continue the strike which has already cost £8m […]
By Roger Vielvoye British Leyland Motor Corporation has completed the negotiations for a complex reorganization of its manufacturing facilities in Spain and is now awaiting Spanish government approval to put […]
Dispute which halted Allegro line is over The 650 press operators at British Leyland body plant at Swindon, whose unofficial strike halted output of the Allegro car, decided at a […]
By Clifford Webb Nearly 20,000 car workers were idle yesterday as labour disputes already affecting British Leyland’s Austin-Morris plant at Longbridge spread to Austin-Morris Cowley stopping all car production. With […]
By Clifford Webb Midland Industrial Correspondent More than 14,000 car workers were laid off at British Leyland’s Longbridge plant yesterday because of a series of labour disputes. Production of the […]