There was no production yesterday at British Leyland’s Rover engine factory at Acocks Green, Birmingham. About 800 workers walked out complaining about too frequent lay-offs resulting from a strike by inspectors at Alvis, Coventry. A Rover spokesman said the Alvis strikers had agreed to resume on Monday and it was hoped to make a full recall of men laid off.
Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...
Likes 'conditionally challenged' motors and taking them on unfeasible adventures all across Europe.
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