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The 150 machinists who walked out from Jaguar Cars in Coventry, on Friday complaining that the public address system was to noisy, returned to work yesterday. A company spokesman said that since adjustments to a newly installed loudspeaker there had been no complaints, and work was back to normal.

A new move will be made today to end the strike which has stopped Mini production at the Austin-Morris factory at longbridge, Birmingham. The strikers had planned not to meet again until Thursday, but union officials and shop stewards have called the 330 press operators involved in a manning dispute at British Leyland’s car body factory in Castle Bromwich to a special meeting.

Keith Adams

Keith Adams

Editor and creator AROnline at AROnline
Created in 2001 and built it up to become the world's foremost reference source for all things BMC, Leyland and Rover Group, before renaming it AROnline in 2007.

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.
Keith Adams

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