Archive : Vehicle builders go back to work


A serious delay in production at British Motor Corporation factories in the Midlands was averted today when 200 vehicle builders resumed work so that talks could proceed with the management at Fisher and Ludlow Ltd., Erdington, about a dispute concerning responsibility for back seat rest riveting. The dispute led to the laying off of 2,500 workers at the factory, the corporations main body-building plant-yesterday. At the B.M.C. Austin factory at Longbridge 1,000 workers ware told not to report for work today

Keith Adams

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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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