By CLIFFORD WEBB,
Midlands Industrial Correspondent
Ten internal truck drivers meet this afternoon to vote on whether or not to call off the week old strike which has shut Pressed Steel Fisher’s car body plant at Coventry and left British Leyland assembly plants at Abingdon and Cowley dangerously short of body panels.
One thousand men are already laid off at Coventry. Production of the groups best selling M.G.B. sports car has been at a standstill for several days. Yesterday 120 M.G.B. assemblers who had been found alternative work on other sports cars at Abingdon were laid off until further notice.
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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