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16 Oct 1963
The strike of 800 men at Fisher and Ludlow Ltd., Birmingham, which laid off 8,000 workers in Birmingham and Cowley, ended last night....
16 Oct 1963
The British Motor Corporation announced yesterday that they had raised production to record levels, and their current weekly output...
16 Oct 1970
Production of strike-hit Rover 2000 and 3500 saloons at Solihull , Warwicks, will be resumed on Monday, and 1,400 laid-off workers...
16 Oct 1973
Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, and Qatar unilaterally raise posted prices by 17% to $3.65 per barrel and announce production...
16 Oct 1974
By R. W. Shakespeare Northern Industrial Correspondent British Leyland has again run into labour troubles. All production at the Rover...
16 Oct 1974
DAILY MIRROR At the Motor Show Lord Stokes, chairman of British Leyland, said: “There is a lot of unfounded speculation about...
16 Oct 1980
By David Felton Labour Reporter Four white collar unions have instructed their 22,500 members at British Leyland to start an immediate...
16 Oct 1996
THE INDEPENDENT CHRIS GODSMARK Land Rover is to build a baby-sized four-wheel-drive vehicle and plans to expand production dramatically,...
15 Oct 1963
LORD LAMBURY TO HEAD B.M.C. Lord Lambury, formerly Sir Leonard Lord, is to succeed the late Lord Nuffield as president of the British...
15 Oct 1963
Senior officials of four unions met in London last night and recommended that 800 strikers at Fisher and Ludlow's car body works at...
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