At British Leyland’s Triumph car plant in Liverpool 3,250 workers are laid off because of a strike by 70 internal drivers over the dismissal of one man and Toledo car […]
JAGUAR – The XJ40 proposal shown to Lord Stokes and John Barber.
By Clifford Webb British Leyland are selling the Mini at a loss despite the latest price increase and the fact that after 14 years it is still their top export […]
By Clifford Webb British Leyland is investing £12m almost immediately to boost output of trucks from its factories at Leyland, Lancashire, Bathgate, Scotland, Wolverhampton and Southall, Middlesex. Most of the […]
Filmer Paradise, the 54-vear old American who surprised the motor industry six weeks ago bv resigning as director of sales for British Leyland’s Austin-Morris division. is going to sell Japanese […]
By Clifford Webb Lord Stokes, chairman of British Leyland. yesterday attacked un-informed criticism of British cars. He said it had blackened their image at home and overseas to such an […]
OPEC oil ministers agree to use oil as a weapon to punish the West for its support of Israel in the Arab-Israeli war. They recommend an embargo against unfriendly states […]
Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, and Qatar unilaterally raise posted prices by 17% to $3.65 per barrel and announce production cuts.
By. Clifford Webb Midland Industrial Correspondent British Leyland have run into technical problems with the new Leyland National bus, the first in the world to be built by mass production […]
WORLD NEWS – On October 6th Egypt and Syria attack Israel on Yom Kippur, starting the fourth Arab-Israeli War. Link: Arab-Israeli War
By Clifford Webb British Leyland is placing substantial orders for machine tools, power presses and assembly line equipment necessary for the first phase of the £400m to £500m expansion programme […]