DAILY EXPRESS LAND ROVER MEN REJECT SALE TO U.S By Paul Wilenius Thousands of angry workers yesterday gave a huge thumbs down to any American takeover of their company. The […]
THE GUARDIAN LEYLAND BUS CHIEFS BID UNDERMINES SELL OFF PLAN By David Simpson, Paul Hoyland, and James Naughtie The Governments growing discomfiture over its private deals to sell off BL’s […]
DAILY EXPRESS Leyland union chiefs threatened strike action yesterday. In the growing battle over the Land- Rover ” sell-off.” The unions want top-level talks about the sale before March 4. […]
DAILY EXPRESS Rebel Tory MPs, celebrating the defeat of the planned Ford takeover of Austin Rover cars, are still furious at continued plans to sell off the Land – Rover […]
GLASGOW HERALD Hugh Hunston examines the background to the marriage proposal that was probably always a non-starter Yesterday’s announcement that news of a marriage between Ford and Austin Rover will […]
DAILY EXPRESS REVERSE GEAR MAGGIE HALTS U.S CAR DEAL Tory Pressure Kills Off Austin Rover Sell Off By John Warden Political Editor In the fastest U-turn on record the Cabinet […]
The government discontinues the Ford/Austin Rover talks.
REUTERS Published: February 5, 1986 The Ford Motor Company is discussing a possible purchase of the Austin Rover division of BL P.L.C., a move that could raise Ford’s market share […]
DAILY EXPRESS But Channon insists It’s good for jobs By Alan Cochrane Political Editor Talks about the American take-over of a large chunk of what remains of the British owned […]
Roy Hattersley MP of the opposition Labour party breaks the news in parliament that General Motors are in talks to buy Leyland Trucks and Land Rover.