Jaguar Chairman Sir William Lyons writes to director Bob Grice stating that it had been necessary to turn down an order for 400 Mk9 saloons due to industrial action which left dealers short of stock.
“This is just what our competitors, particuarly the Germans, want. It gives them the opportunity to take our dealers away from us. It is only to obvious that if we lose our dealers, we lose business.”
- All the cars I’ve owned : Austin Allegro 1500 Super - 7 June 2021
- Car of the Month : June 2021 – Stephen Wright’s Rover 75 Tourer - 3 June 2021
- Concepts and prototypes : BMC 10X (1968) - 1 June 2021